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Executive Assistant

Company: Lessonbee
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Lessonbee Inc. is building a future where health and wellness are at the center of classroom instruction, and students have access to the lessons they need for success in school and in life. Our transformative health education platform and adaptive digital curriculum are democratizing mental health education by making comprehensive, culturally responsive, medically accurate, and skills-based health education possible for every student in the US and beyond. Were a small team doing big things in edtech, and were recently featured in TechCrunch, Forbes and Fast Company. Our values are authenticity, bravery, creativity, diversity, and clarity. As we enter the next stage in our business, our Founder and CEO - who was recently named one of the 100 most influential African Americans of 2020 by The Root - seeks an Executive Assistant to perform a variety of administrative tasks, including overseeing special projects, and serve as the primary point of contact for external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the CEO. The Executive Assistant must be creative and enjoy working within a small, startup environment that is mission-driven, results-driven, and community oriented. To be successful in this role, you should be well-organized, have great time management and project management skills, excellent judgement, and be able to act without guidance. Ultimately, you will contribute to the efficiency of our business by providing personalized and timely support to the CEO. Responsibilities * Act as the point of contact among employees, clients, and other external partners * Manage information flow in a timely and accurate manner * Manage CEOs calendar and set up meetings * Make travel and accommodation arrangements * Rack expenses and prepare weekly, monthly or quarterly reports * Act as an office manager by keeping up with office supply inventory * Format information for internal and external communication memos, emails, presentations, reports * Take minutes during meetings * Screen and direct phone calls and distribute correspondence * Organize and maintain the office filing system * Oversee special projects from inception to completion * Other administrative duties as assigned Requirements * Work experience as an Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant or similar role * Outstanding organizational and time management skills and attention to detail * Familiarity with office equipment and applications (e.g. printers/scanners, conferencing systems, and office phone systems) * Excellent verbal and written communications skills * Thrive in an intense, do-it-yourself, start-up environment * Strong ability to execute work with a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens * Expertise with Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, and ability to design and edit graphic presentations and materials * Ability to complete a high volume of tasks and projects with little or no guidance * Ability to react with appropriate levels of urgency to situations and events that require quick response or turnaround * Able to maintain a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information * Excellent judgment is essential * Ability to switch gears at a moments notice At Lessonbee, we believe in the power of digital learning and the agency of young people, and were building technology to support youth in creating a healthier future for everyone. Lessonbee stands against racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, and all forms of institutionalized oppression. We support humble collaboration and strongly encourage applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse communities to apply. Benefits Medical, vision, dental Equity

Keywords: Lessonbee, Mount Vernon , Executive Assistant, Other , Mount Vernon, New York

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