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Government Affairs Coordinator
Ref No.: 18-07288
Location: San Diego, California
Illumina is seeking a Government Affairs Coordinator who will support the Global Government Affairs & Public Policy team. The role will be based out of Illumina's i3 campus. This person will help to drive actions to impact the overall success of the Global Government Affairs & Public Policy team.

All About You
Desired Competencies and Characteristics:
  • Highly detail-oriented and conscientious
  • Collaborative, with strong teamwork orientation
  • High degree of integrity and accountability
  • Self-aware, able to show a flexible communication style and build strong relationships
  • Strong professionalism; ability to maintain a calm demeanor under pressure
  • Openness to change, flexibility and desire to learn and grow
  • Ability to leverage and connect with the right resources to get work done with a creative, positive, problem-solving orientation
  • Ability to quickly navigate competing requests and prioritize according to business needs
  • Self-starter who is able to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Strong collaboration skills to work with others to get work completed
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality on sensitive information
  • Provides complex, diverse and confidential administrative duties for the Global Government Affairs team.
  • Makes administrative decisions, handles correspondence and makes appointments.
  • Handles functional and employee details of a highly confidential and sensitive nature.
  • Collects and prepares information for use in discussions and meetings.
  • Coordinates, creates, edits and assembles slides for presentations.
  • Arranges department and group meetings ensuring all necessary information is available for discussion; helps track department level projects, activities and results.
  • Coordinates domestic and international travel arrangements.
  • Utilizes appropriately in-depth knowledge of organizational operations, policies and procedures.
  • Schedules meetings and organize conference rooms across multiple sites and time zones.
  • Captures meeting notes and action items and assist the team to drive them to closure.
  • Assists with the tracking and submission of expense reports.
  • Organizes group meetings and events, both on site and off site. Is responsible for setting up the meetings and coordinating all aspects of the meeting/events.
  • 6 years of administrative experience in a mid- to large-sized company
  • Experience working with confidential and sensitive information.
  • High level of proficiency with Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Working experience with video conferencing tools (Webex, Bluejeans, etc.).
  • Experience with calendar management, project meeting and event planning execution, preparation of executive level presentations, travel and expense report administration.
  • Prefer a Bachelor's with degrees in English or Communications or any other relevant degree; High School diploma required.