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Eaton Corporation Executive Assistant in Cleveland, Ohio

The Executive Assistant will be responsible for providing superior administrative support for Eaton’s Executive Vice President & General Counsel. In this role, you will contribute to the efficiency and preparedness of the General Counsel by being an organizational force leading a variety of administrative tasks and projects. You will act as the primary point of contact among executives, employees and external partners, utilizing masterful problem-solving, communication and prioritizations skills. To do this, you will be self-motivated, confident, enthusiastic and highly flexible.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Proactively manage and maintain hectic executive schedules, including scheduling travel and internal and external meetings, making appointments, and making changes to appointments.

  • Ensure the General Counsel has a daily understanding of calendar logistics and details and expertly manage ad-hoc request.

  • Manage expense reports, office filing, invoicing, and other general administrative tasks including preparing documents, presentations and spreadsheets as needed.

  • Prioritize and organize incoming requests, managing calls, messages and emails accordingly.

  • Project manage meetings and/or events, liaising with cross functional teams, external vendors and internal partners to ensure a successful outcome.

  • Meet tight deadlines while juggling multiple critical requests across global teams and working closely with other Executive Assistants throughout the organization.

  • Proactively anticipate needs and drive improvements in day to day administrative tasks, constantly looking for ways to drive a more efficient and effective processes.

  • Complete complex tasks quickly and take effective actions without having to have the whole picture and react with appropriate urgency to situations that require a quick turnaround.

  • Operate in a high change environment, where schedule, priorities and requests are changing regularly.

  • Seek out and leverage technology that will drive efficiencies and solve problems, you must be tech-savvy and forward thinking.



  • 10+ years of professional experience

  • 4+ years of experience supporting an executive leader and/or team in and administrative capacity

  • Tech Savvy with advanced knowledge of MS Office applications, including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint and Teams

  • Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Detailed planning, time management and organizational skills

  • High School diploma, bachelor’s degree preferred

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Multi-Function Executive

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.