Exec assistant @ Sustainable tech fund

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Executive Assistant, Sub saharan Africa

You will be working for a venture capital fund that invests in start ups in Sub Saharan Africa

We’ve established a team that is defined by respect for the entrepreneur and the company-building process; we know what it’s like to be in the founder’s shoes. Our team is at the forefront of new technology, helping founders and their companies impact and change the world.

The Role

The Executive Assistant will work closely with top-level Executives. This is an opportunity to work alongside individuals who are driven by excellence and a passion for technology. The ideal candidate is a team player with exceptional communication skills, meticulous attention to detail and creative problem-solving skills. This role supports General Partners, and requires the ability to juggle competing responsibilities while prioritising.

Daily responsibilities include calendar management, coordinating meetings, travel and logistics, and prioritising across multiple leaders. We are looking for someone with strong experience working with executive teams in fast-paced environments, and the ability to handle sensitive information with excellent judgement, diplomacy and discretion.

To join our team, you should be excited to:
Build and cultivate long-term relationships.
Handle highly confidential information and documents with discretion and confidentiality.
Manage and maintain multiple executive calendars, including recurring meetings, prioritising appropriately and using good judgement in offering solutions to complex scheduling and meeting planning needs.
Meetings will include Board meetings, Executive off-sites and ongoing staff meetings. This includes but is not limited to, attendee communications, venue management/coordination, audio/video set-up and management as needed, catering and program material preparation.
Proactively manage communication, and respond to urgent inquiries from internal / external stakeholders on the executives’ behalf
Process and track expenses in a timely manner for the executives.
Operate with exceptional attention to detail. Anticipate potential changes or shifts in priorities amidst simultaneous demands for attention.

Provide overall data management to executives. Inclusive of:
Organise, compile and facilitate exec presentations.
Track and drive completion of key deliverables, proactively following up on outstanding items as needed.
Provide innovative and creative methods for continued improvements to administrative processes as the company scales.
Minimum Qualifications
Ideally 2+ years of high level experience supporting multiple senior level executives.  (Not mandatory )
A strong team player, who thrives in a collaborative setting and works well within a matrixed environment, poised and able to work with individuals at all levels of the organisation.
Proactive, positive and personable with excellent communication skills and an upbeat, “can do” attitude- willing to take initiative with confidence.
Resilient, with ability to manage multiple projects and deliver quality work to deadlines.
Discretion, diplomacy and excellent judgement; high degree of integrity when dealing with confidential and sensitive information.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Strong calendar management and prioritisation skills.
Advanced proficiency with Gmail, Google Calendar as well as key applications such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Zoom.
You are comfortable working in a remote environment and working independently.
The role expects constant outreach to LPS and institutional investors, conferences and be on the constant lookout for opportunities to meet LPS and start ups

Goodsoil culture
We do only first class business and only in a first class way
We take a long view of relationships, because we are in the relationship business
We believe in the future and bet the firm that way
We are all different, we recognize that, and we win
We celebrate the good times
We do it for the team
We play to win

At Goodsoil we are always looking to hire the absolute best talent and recognize that diversity in our experiences and backgrounds is what makes us stronger. We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. These differences are what enables us to work towards the future we envision for ourselves, our portfolio companies, and the World.


  • $100.00
    Fixed-price
  • Intermediate
    Experience Level
  • Remote Job
  • Complex project
    Project Type

Skills and Expertise

Virtual Assistance Focus
Executive Support Personal Administration
Other
Administrative Support Email Communication Data Entry Communications Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word Virtual Assistance Researcher
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About the client

Member since Sep 18, 2012
  • United Kingdom
    London 10:05 am
  • 142 jobs posted
    53% hire rate, 10 open jobs
  • $5,126 total spent
    89 hires, 17 active
  • $1.14 /hr avg hourly rate paid
    86 hours
  • Member since Sep 18, 2012

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