Executive / Virtual assistant CEO
Location: your home + 5% travel
Contract: 6 months at 50% high possibility for an extension
Base Salary range: negotiable
Starting date: Immediately
Languages: Fluent in English + French
We are looking for an exceptionally bright, multi-tasking and self-motivated Executive Assistant to directly support the Chief Executive Officers. This person will handle anything and everything the CEO has going [url removed, login to view] will be his eyes and ears for all ventures so trust and reliability is of the utmost importance. Being able to think one step ahead is a MUST. He doesn’t have time to hold someone hand so therefore a qualified candidate will be proactive, energetic and able to troubleshoot obstacles as they arise on their own.
MUST be really sharp and have finance knowledge (accounting basics as you’ll be doing very simple budgets), understand tea production circle production – will be responsible for talking to vendors, finding models, working with agents, etc…
Person must be SMART, RESOURCEFUL & BUSINESS SAAVY – this can’t be emphasized enough. This is a HUGE opportunity with Tons of potential for growth. The more you can do, the more you’ll be given.
Manage the tea e-commerce shop from A to Z , take initiative…
Ability to act as an extension of the Chief Executive Office, to think and plan ahead, to manage time super-effectively.
Traveling to meet/negotiate with potential client / partners.
Creating budgets & interpreting finance-related documents
react with appropriate urgency to situations that require a quick turnaround, and take effective action when necessary.
Manage and supervise commercial / marketing to make the company grow
Researched potential investors, client and markets for the entrepreneur
Brainstormed with the entrepreneur and do Interviews with new employees
Travelling will occurs to meet potential distributor/client/ investor.
• Strong finance background
Think smarts, one-step-ahead mentality
MUST understand and be able to create budgets
Must exercise good judgment, confidentiality, tact, and patience
Ability to work in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
High level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information
Strong work tenure min 5 years of experience supporting C-Executives
Detailed planning, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
A terrific work ethic accompanied by an ever-positive, get-it-done attitude
You’re action-oriented. You derive pleasure from working systematically, checking things off your list, and figuring out knotty problems. You love coming up with creative solutions just as much as the tactical work of implementing them.
You are intentional. Your working style is about creating order and planning ahead. You think systematically and establish elegant processes.
You are highly empathetic. You enjoy helping others and love being part of a team.
You are a skilled communicator. You’re both a great listener and an effective speaker and writer. You’re a whiz at befriending difficult-to-charm people, and build new relationships easily.
You are passionate about learning. You seek out direct feedback and love to invest in your personal development. You’re intellectually curious about the world of business, how organizations work, and how they can run better. You’re resilient in the face of challenge.
You are detail-oriented and have excellent organizational skills. Typos make you cringe, and you are quick to spot formatting and grammatical errors. You like creating structure in your work.
You will be exposed to an unusually wide range of people and issues in the business and social sectors, the internal infrastructure and operations of a growing firm, and innovative thinking and research.