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Executive Business Partner

SendGrid

SendGrid

Administration
Ireland · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2024

See Yourself at Twilio

Join the team as our next Executive Business Partner

Who we are & why we’re hiring

Twilio powers real-time business communications and data solutions that help companies and developers worldwide build better applications and customer experiences.

Although we're headquartered in San Francisco, we're on a journey to becoming a globally antiracist company that supports diversity, equity & inclusion wherever we do business. We employ thousands of Twilions worldwide, and we're looking for more builders, creators, and visionaries to help fuel our growth momentum.

About the job

You will provide proactive calendar support, juggling multiple deliverables with competing deadlines and take effective action without knowing the full picture. You will partner with executives to drive execution on team initiatives in support of business priorities. You will serve as a point person for both your executives direct reports and the administrative business partners in your organization.

Responsibilities

In this role, you’ll:

  • Manage complex travel on behalf of your executives, prepare expenses, organize and assist with special events, team activities and successful meetings through research, participant coordination, material preparation and logistics management.
  • Partner with your execs to understand their priorities in order to effectively address meeting requests and manage complex calendars, stack rank meeting requests and redirect as needed, work independently and make decisions on behalf of your executive.
  • Act as a point person for your executives’ direct reports, building strong relationships across their team to progress your executives’ priorities and address difficult situations as needed.
  • Draft presentations, take meeting minutes/actions, and coordinate oral and written communication for executives
  • Recognize where processes can be improved and make adjustments, own long term projects and have a deep understanding of the overall business.

Qualifications

Not all applicants will have skills that match a job description exactly. Twilio values diverse experiences in other industries, and we encourage everyone who meets the required qualifications to apply. While having “desired” qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. If your career is just starting or hasn't followed a traditional path, don't let that stop you from considering Twilio. We are always looking for people who will bring something new to the table!

Required:

  • 5+ years’ experience supporting executives in a fast-paced environment within the High Tech industry with the ability to make good decisions in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • Superior attention to detail and high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information; strong verbal and written communication skills along with excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build cross-functional relationships, partner closely with leaders, and keep multiple teams and projects on track in parallel.
  • Plan and facilitate virtual, in person, or hybrid leadership summits and team-building events
  • Experience with contract management, procurement processes and proficiency with common administrative tools (i.e. Zoom, G-Suite, etc.)

Desired:

  • Internal communications experience - drafting emails, program updates, etc.
  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma Business/Sales/Communications desirable but not mandatory
  • Experience planning and preparing for business operating cadences such as Quarterly Business Reviews or Long Range Planning meetings.
  • Experience mentoring or leading a team of administrative business partners.

Location and Organisation Specifics

  • Role can be based in Ireland or UK
  • Twilio is a Remote First Company however, successful candidate will be required to attend Dublin office from time to time
  • Occasional travel required as role supports three VPs in UK & Ireland responsible for Regional R&D, Sales and Marketing.

What We Offer

There are many benefits to working at Twilio, including, in addition to competitive pay, things like generous time-off, ample parental and wellness leave, healthcare, a retirement savings program, and much more. Offerings vary by location.

Twilio thinks big. Do you?

We like to solve problems, take initiative, pitch in when needed, and are always up for trying new things. That's why we seek out colleagues who embody our values — something we call Twilio Magic. Additionally, we empower employees to build positive change in their communities by supporting their volunteering and donation efforts.

So, if you're ready to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and be the best version of yourself, apply now!

If this role isn't what you're looking for, please consider other open positions.

Twilio is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Twilio is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Additionally, Twilio participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.