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Administrative Assistant - SpaceX
Washington, DC
Posted: Sep 22, 2022 01:38

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Administrative Assistant at SpaceX

Washington, DC, United States

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.


SpaceX is looking for an experienced and driven Administrative Assistant to support our Washington, DC office. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the smooth day-to-day operations and functioning of the DC site.


  • Act as the first point of contact for guests, clients, and vendors visiting SpaceX

  • Design and implement office policies by establishing standards and procedures, measuring results against standards, and making necessary adjustments

  • Perform company sensitive and complex administrative duties involving Excel, Word, and PowerPoint including typing letters, creating/updating spreadsheets, filing, and compiling presentations

  • Provide project management and maintain momentum on high-priority projects, including but not limited to, staffing, resource planning, onboarding new team members, space planning, and strategy development for efficiencies among teams

  • Liaise with building management and external vendors to address facilities issues

  • Maintain inventory of office supplies and equipment

  • Process daily mail, package retrieval/distribution, and outbound shipments

  • Plan and execute social events, team-building activities, and culture events throughout the year

  • Offer ad hoc IT support and troubleshooting


  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate

  • 2+ years of experience working in an office setting

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook


  • Bachelor's degree

  • 2+ years of professional experience in an administrative role

  • 5+ years of experience with Microsoft Office applications and project management software tools

  • Outstanding organization, communication, time management, and resource management skills

  • Initiative in resolving problems and an independent worker, with enthusiasm and an energetic approach to work

  • Demonstrated excellence thriving in a fast-paced environment and embracing change

  • Proven experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and autonomously

  • Exhibit strong attention to detail, ability to adapt to daily schedules and routines, and a focus on efficiency without sacrificing quality

  • Active First Aid/CPR/AED certification


  • Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends as needed

  • Ability and willingness to occasionally stand in a static position for extended periods

  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. unassisted


  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here ( .

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX's Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

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