The Pinnacle of Creativity

By July 28, 2021

One of the more innovative and creative tech firms in San Francisco is looking for a bright and savvy Executive Assistant to support their Head of Engineering. Rare opportunity to work on a supportive EA team, while driving deliverables and being a strategic partner. Incredible perks and benefits contribute to this unparalleled culture and positive vibe.

 

ATTRACTIVE FACTORS

  • Opportunity to support a successful leader
  • Tons of ownership and responsibility
  • Be part of a supportive team
  • Firm has excellent track record of internal promotion and career development
  • Gorgeous offices and great morale
  • Office has an awesome culture
  • Lots of perks, including lunch and dinner onsite

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Efficiently manage a complex schedule, expenses and travel
  • Enhance and maintain systems and processes to help maximize time, identifying where there are gaps and/or when iterations may be needed in order to optimize for efficiency
  • Manage and collaborate on projects and priorities for the organization
  • Assist with ad-hoc cross-team projects as needed
  • Draft updates to the Executive’s organization (including emails, updates, documents, decks and reports as needed)
  • Attend meetings, communicate agendas, take notes and hold accountability with action items
  • Be able to play a large range operationally and serve as an extension and thought partner for the Executive, taking on a wide breadth of tasks and responsibilities and bringing new fresh ideas to the table when needed
  • Act as liaison, advisor, and decision-maker when needed on behalf of the Executive

 

TOP KEYS FOR CLIENT

  • Ability to handle ambiguous situations and constant change with confidence
  • Capable of addressing tough issues by identifying the problem, building consensus and working toward a resolution
  • Consistently holds self and others accountable for doing what they say they’ll do
  • Ability to create clarity around what success looks like while inspiring velocity in self and others to achieve impact
  • 10+ years supporting executives, with several years supporting C-Level executives on the tech side
  • Experience supporting an executive in a rapidly growing organization
  • Experience leading across a peer group as a receptive, direct and collaborative EA leader
  • Ability to work autonomously on assignments and handle sensitive and confidential information with integrity, discretion and utmost secrecy
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills, with strong attention to detail and a proven ability to take ownership of multiple projects
  • Ability to exercise strong business judgment, meet deadlines, and balance multiple requests
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to quickly build rapport with internal and external partners
  • Excellent presentation, negotiation, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills, acute attention to detail, ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced and time-sensitive environment

 

Job ID: GIS2021AR