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Executive Assistant I

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Business Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Communications


  • 6020 NW 43rd St, Gainesville, Florida
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This person will provide seamless execution of tasks, including team management and assistance with correspondence, extensive calendar coordination, meeting preparation, data entry and reporting, payment processing, recordkeeping, and management of special projects, as needed.


  • Interacts daily with leadership team, and their assistants.
  • Coordinates Leadership Staff Meetings and all department meetings: efficient in securing the venue/meeting room, audiovisual needs, transportation and catering, as appropriate and plans any off-site activities; provides administrative support on-site during meetings; to include meeting agenda, and minutes.
  • Manages a complex, changing calendar: using MS Outlook schedules and prioritizes meetings, appointments, rooms, equipment, catering and other resources.
  • Arranges travel (air, hotel, transportation) and coordinates agenda with regional staff when required.
  • Develops letters, memoranda and reports from drafts and proofreads and reviews documents for grammatical and numerical errors.
  • Prepares presentations, and other documents using MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint for various needs inclusive of meetings and program reviews.
  • Screens all telephone calls and request for time and meetings. 
  • Directs inquiries to the appropriate team members and uses discretion on prioritization of engagement.
  • Maintains confidential information and secure access to sensitive personnel and company information.
  • Takes and prepares notes of meetings, conferences, and similar proceedings; attends conferences to provide administrative support as directed by the leader.
  • Sorts and distributes mail and packages to appropriate parties.
  • Greets and assists visitors and arranges for escorts, as necessary.
  • Processes expense reports and invoices.
  • Gathers and arranges materials and relevant information for assigned project or person.
  • Prepare, organize and maintain documents and files of a complex or confidential nature, track budget expenditures.

What’s In It for You?

Here’s a sneak peek of the benefits you’d receive as Cox employee:

· Exceptional work-life balance, flexible time-off policies and accommodating work schedules.

· Comprehensive healthcare benefits, with multiple options for individuals and families.

· Generous 401(k) retirement plans with up to 8% company match.

· Inclusive parental leave policies, plus comprehensive fertility coverage and adoption assistance.

· Professional development and continuing education opportunities, including tuition reimbursement.

· Access to financial wellness/planning resources.

· Free internet and discounts on other Cox services.

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  • High School Diploma/GED and 7 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as any level degree/certification beyond a HS diploma/GED in a related discipline and 5 years’ experience; or 9 years’ experience in a related field
  • Experience directly reporting to and supporting senior executives and their respective teams
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, PowerPoint, Outlook and MS Word required
  • Excellent planning, calendar management, organizational, meeting coordination and project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization.
  • Must be detail-oriented, able to develop and maintain highly efficient work environment, effectively prioritize and have time management skills
  • Must have experience maintaining confidential, business, and personnel sensitive information
  • Strong written, and verbal communication skills to use sound judgment to field inquiries professionally and efficiently


  • BS/BA degree in related discipline (i.e., Business)
  • Experience in telecommunications desired.
  • Experience and understanding of Oracle


Hourly base pay rate is $25.58 - $38.37/hour. The hourly base rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission (annual, monthly, etc.) and/or an incentive program.


Employees are eligible to receive a minimum of sixteen hours of paid time off every month and seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is the largest private telecom company in America, serving six million homes and businesses. That’s a lot, but we also proudly serve our employees. Our benefits and our award-winning culture are just two of the things that make Cox a coveted place to work. If you’re interested in bringing people closer through broadband, smart home tech and more, join Cox Communications today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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