Exciting Senior Executive Assistant Role!

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POSITION

Sr. Executive Assistant

ATTRACTIVE FACTORS

  • Support incredibly smart and kind executives
  • Positive culture and office environment
  • Opportunity to work with exceptional leaders
  • Ability to work alongside a passionate, motivated, and smart team
  • Beautiful office close to Bart
  • Opportunity to work on projects big and small
  • Unique role – not a traditional EA role, no two days are the same

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Executive Support
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures and develops strategies that plan for quick pivots and mitigate bottlenecks
  • Board Support and Liaison
  • Senior Management Liaison
  • Participates as an adjunct member of senior leadership
  • Communications, Partnerships, and Outreach
  • Oversee communications on behalf of the CEO with board members, org staff, and others on matters related to CEO’s day, weekly, and monthly schedules
  • Strategic Initiatives
  • Works with team in coordinating the CEO outreach activities
  • Follows up on contacts made by the CEO and supports the cultivation of ongoing relationships

 

JOB ID:GISB2022X807

Unique and Exciting Leadership Opportunity

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Position:

Executive Assistant

Schedule:

Flexible hybrid, must be based in Bay Area

Attractive Factors:

  • Flexible remote working and PTO
  • Medical, dental and vision (99% covered for employee and dependents)
  • FSA, HSA, Life Insurance and Disability Insurance available free of charge
  • 401K match (100% of first 3%, total of 4.5%)
  • Free lunch and snacks in office
  • Gym in building with complimentary fitness classes + yoga classes
  • Employee education programs. (tax and financial management workshops, continuing education stipend)
  • Commuter benefits
  • $100/mo stipend for phone and internet
  • $500 stipend for office equipment
  • Growth minded company culture and motivated, tight-knit team!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Heavy and complex calendar management to ensure that CEO’s time is effectively managed
  • Coordinate high volume of domestic and international travel arrangements while using independent judgment on priorities
  • Interface with the CEO’s contacts on her behalf, including investors, board members, senior executives, and employees at all levels of the organization
  • Assist CEO with high-level personal tasks such as filling prescriptions, coordinating events, and booking travel arrangements (including pet travel accommodations)
  • Lead and manage special projects on behalf of the CEO as they arise
  • Provide input and suggestions for continuous improvements in processes, culture, client experience, and other areas
  • Inform CEO of any pending problems, issues or concerns and proactively resolve or recommend solutions
  • Ensure CEO is prepared for all meetings and events, and assist with preparation of presentation materials in a logical organized way; keep CEO on track on a daily basis
  • Find new and efficient ways to create and maintain systems and processes to help maximize CEO’s time
  • Act as leader, role model and mentor to other administrative professionals
  • Support internal and external event-related activities as needed, including researching venues, organizing catering, managing invite lists, and other related items.
  • Adhere to all related regulatory and privacy requirements
  • Perform other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned

Top Keys for Client:

  • 5+ years of Executive Assistant experience supporting C-Level Executives
  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
  • Experience interacting with high-level Executives and diverse individuals
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
  • Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills with strong attention to detail and the ability to address multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent intuition and judgment as you are an extension of the CEO
  • Excellent communication skills and comfort drafting emails, talking points for speeches, etc.
  • Superior working knowledge of the G-suite and Microsoft Office suite of products with an advanced understanding of Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to discern between information to determine underlying issues, urgency of requests and impact of information provided
  • Willingness to learn new things and ability to grasp new concepts quickly
  • Must possess the ability to demonstrate a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Extremely flexible and enthusiastic about change. Positive attitude and ability to maintain composure under stress.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Flexibility in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Excellent judgment and tact when dealing with sensitive issues/situations and the ability to maintain confidentiality

JOB ID: GIS2022L1