Administrative Assistant - Palo Alto

Lyft, Palo Alto, CA

Lyft is your friend with a car, whenever you need one

Lyft is looking for a rockstar Administrative Assistant to support some of our amazing leaders in our new Palo Alto office! In this role, you will need to be able to handle a wide range of administrative support tasks and juggle diverse responsibilities. You enjoy working in a constantly-changing environment and streamlining hectic days. You are incredibly well-organized, flexible, maintain great relationships internally and externally, and are an amazing communicator.


  • Calendar and time management
  • Ownership of schedules: foresee scheduling conflicts, anticipate issues, communicate consistently, and ensure efficiency
  • Organize and prepare materials for all major meetings and activities
  • Arrange domestic and international travel; orchestrate itinerary details
  • Create and reconcile expense reports
  • Facilitate meeting coordination and event planning - from setting up meeting locations to arranging catering
  • Evaluate and implement processes and systems to ensure department productivity
  • Partner with EA’s to proactively prepare for and welcome new hires to the department, including seat assignment
  • Design and organize team building events, celebrations and offsite budgets
  • Overall point-of-contact for department-related operations and ad-hoc projects
  • Back up coverage for other Administrative Assistants and Executive Assistants


  • 2+ years relevant work experience
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Adaptable and resourceful in a dynamic environment
  • Master multi-tasker: you need to manage multiple tasks/projects
  • Incredibly detail-oriented with strong problem solving skills
  • Self-starter: can take even the smallest project and run with it to the successful completion
  • Ability to stay on top of new tools and technologies with an interest and passion to constantly learn
  • Start-up background or experience working in a hyper-growth environment
  • Will exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of Lyft
  • Passion for Lyft and the ridesharing community!
Lyft is an EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce, and pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About Lyft

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