Careers: Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant to the CEO

August 99 is seeking a full-time Executive Assistant to the CEO — because he keeps promoting them to managers. This position is open to anyone who understands the importance of providing support to the head honcho of the company so he has more hands free to build greater things.

This includes being responsible for managing his schedule, performing complex duties, and handling very confidential information. Basically, we need a ninja.


What You’ll Really Be

THE SECOND BRAIN

      • Understanding general management and operations – he’ll probably promote you to Manager, too.
      • Doing research and analytics
      • Running numbers in spreadsheets

TRAVELLER

      • Arranging itineraries, visas, and accommodations
      • Occasionally tagging along for the ride (take notes, dictate at meetings, etc.)
      • Provide general assistance during presentations

GATEKEEPER

      • Screening phone calls – take care of inquiries and requests
      • Handling calls when appropriate
      • Know when they’re worthy of the CEO’s time

THE WELCOME PARTY

      • Meet and greet the CEO’s visitors at all levels of seniority

SECRETARY

      • Organizing and maintaining diaries
      • Setting appointments
      • Taking care of incoming email and being the correspondent

AMBASSADOR

      • Liase with clients, suppliers, and other staff

 

When You Should Be Available

    • Monday to Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or as needed
    • Preferably have your phone at all times — even the loo

What Tech You Will Use

    • Mac Apple OS, Keynote, Google Docs, and MS Office

Our Office

The August 99 office is a professional (yet fun) and collaborative environment. 

You can expect plenty of laughter, music, company lunches, and team events. We subscribe heavily to the ethos that happy staff are productive staff and our productivity and results are testament to that. 

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