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Remote - US / Canada    Posted: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
 
   
 
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GitHub is changing the way people build software together. We're growing fast & looking for an experienced Executive Assistant with excellent communication skills to support our Customer Success General Managers. 

The Executive Assistant will be responsible for handling key processes, supporting the critical needs of the business, including event coordination, project management & rhythm of the business. You should be detail-oriented, organized, punctual, & comfortable working in highly fast-paced environments.  Being active & able to make decisions with minimal guidance or communication is crucial in this role. Were looking for an individual who sees problems as puzzles to solve & is resourceful in their ingredients to the solution.  

You may also provide light support to other key leaders within the organization as needed. This role is based remotely within the Americas or EMEA regions.

Responsibilities: 

  • Arrange complex & detailed travel plans, for both international & domestic, as well as itineraries & agendas
  • Provide administrative support to the Customer Success General Managers, including calendar, & expense management in a timely manner
  • Anticipate the needs of a busy team & help them be more productive & successful
  • Project manage key initiatives, such as OKRs & culture events
  • Proactively resolve time-sensitive issues, demonstrating excellent judgment & problem-solving skills
  • Schedule meetings, mini-summits / QBRs & annual meetings to drive team collaboration both internally & externally 
  • Assist with presentations & internal communications
  • Manage meeting agendas, notes & minutes, & follow-up items
  • Be a liaison & build positive working relationships with leadership & other cross functional stakeholders, including finance, communications, HR, & IT 
  • Handle confidential information professionally 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • At least 5 years of experience as an executive assistant in a dynamic global environment
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly, such as GitHub or project management software
  • Proficient in Google Apps, particularly Google Calendar, & Google Docs 
  • Proficient in communication technologies including Zoom, Slack, & Microsoft Teams
  • Strong attention to detail when handling priorities, projects, & deadlines 
  • Skilled in multitasking across various stakeholder needs
  • Skilled with creative, critical thinking, solving ambiguous problems, & project management
  • Ability to anticipate & prioritize needs
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with key leaders & stakeholders
  • Flexible when it comes to responsiveness & adaptive to an ever-changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills & the ability to communicate with all levels & departments within the organization
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills 
  • Experience scheduling across multiple time zones

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of executive administration experience. 
  • Experience working in technical environments. 
  • Experience working in a global business for a global leader.
  • Confidence in leading meetings or managing projects with senior level personnel.  
  • Proficient in office technologies, such as Excel, Google Sheets, PowerPoint, Keynote.

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, & to create the worlds most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come togetheras individuals & in teamsto create the future of software & make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, & create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here: https://github.com/about/careers/remote

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused & creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds & lifestyles. We embrace diversity & invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.

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