We are seeking a talented and highly motivated Executive Assistant to help our CEO and leadership team as NEAR Foundation scales into hypergrowth. You'll provide strategic and operational support to NEAR Foundation globally but will need to be based in Europe, with a strong preference for Zug, Switzerland.
You'll be a strategic partner who holds everything together - from calendaring and travel to creating/reporting processes and team support. You will be a wearer of many hats who strives to work in an ambiguous but rewarding environment. We are looking for an EA who has a natural passion for learning and optimization, enjoys taking on new tasks and projects, and excels at being mindful of strong communication and details in an energetic, fast-paced, and developer-centric environment.
You should be familiar with working in the technology industry and its unique challenges, especially those in a startup experiencing hypergrowth. Due to the nature of our highly distributed team, you will need to be comfortable operating across many time zones, geographies, and languages.
Provide analytical, strategic, and operational support to NEAR Foundation’s CEO
Draft presentation materials for various meetings, engagements, and conferences
Proactively prioritize our CEO and leadership team’s time based on major initiatives and other priority items
Establish high-level contacts of a sensitive nature inside and outside NEAR and maintain those relationships
Create and manage new process documentation for NEAR Foundation
Manage a heavy calendar (via GSuite) and meeting responsibilities, to include worldwide travel planning and scheduling, as well as expense reconciliation, in a foundation experiencing rapid growth
Organize and coordinate events for the NEAR Foundation team (such as offsite, all hands, leadership team meeting, etc.)
Familiar with addressing problems where analysis of data requires a review of a variety of factors
Experienced with building out and developed procedures and practices to determine appropriate action with impeccable judgment
Strong with working cross-functionally and building relationships to accomplish objectives and key results
Strong at tackling complex projects across multiple departments that requires finesse, flexibility, and patience
Able to handle sensitive matters and exercise sound judgment, discretion, and confidentiality
Savvy at interfacing with leaders and individuals at all levels, particularly in written and verbal communication -- ability to communicate clearly and concisely across all levels, with maximum attention to detail
Able to support both European (EMEA) and U.S. time zones
Experienced with tools such as GSuite, Slack, Expensify and other common apps.
Comfortable in a fast-paced, global technology startup that can be dynamic at times.
ECOSYSTEM-FIRST: always put the health and success of the ecosystem above any individual's interest
OPENNESS: operate transparently and consistently share knowledge to build open communities
PRAGMATISM OVER PERFECTION: find the right solution not the ideal solution and beat dogmatism by openly considering all ideas
MAKE IT FEEL SIMPLE: strive to make the complex feel simple so the technology is accessible to all
GROW CONSTANTLY: learn, improve and fail productively so the project and community are always becoming more effective
NEAR is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. NEAR is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please let your recruiter know during the interview process.