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Executive Assistant [CLOSED]

Part Time 1000.00 - 1200.00 USD Type: Monthly

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Thunderforest is a prominent global provider of carefully crafted activity maps, serving a diverse clientele, from multinational corporations utilizing our products internally to mountain biking magazines and European tourism organizations, with millions of requests handled daily across the globe.

At the core of Thunderforest is the visionary founder, Andy Allan, who embarked on his mapping journey in 2006 as a volunteer contributor to OpenStreetMap, armed with only a hand-held GPS and a fervour for exploration. Under Andy's leadership, Thunderforest has evolved into a dynamic entity, maintaining an expanding library of map styles derived from OpenStreetMap data, crafting bespoke maps, and implementing technical enhancements. Notably, our globally celebrated OpenCycleMap is embraced by millions of cyclists worldwide.

As a close-knit global team operating remotely, Thunderforest prioritizes meticulous yet swift progress, establishing robust processes to support clientele. Andy Allan, in his role as CEO, continues to provide guidance from his home office in the UK.

Thunderforest's driving force lies in the synergy of technical expertise and creative imagination, proficiently utilizing powerful software to create user-friendly maps that transcend conventional boundaries. While the primary focus remains on practical activity maps, the team occasionally unleashes their imaginations to explore new creative frontiers.

Join Thunderforest, where innovation and passion converge in the realm of map creation.

As an Executive Assistant, the main goal is to help the CEO as they expand their business, allowing them to concentrate on important business objectives and managing their schedule. With limited hours in a week and a lot of tasks at hand, efficient support is crucial.

Key responsibilities:

๐Ÿงพ Managing the CEO's schedule and occasionally arranging travel.

๐Ÿ“ฆ Handling and organizing emails to ensure nothing important is overlooked.

๐Ÿ“‘ Taking care of online bookkeeping.

๐Ÿ’ผ Handling financial tasks like chasing late payments and ensuring timely payments to contractors.

๐Ÿ“Š Conducting research for projects and customers, as well as shortlisting suppliers.

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Identifying additional tasks that can be handled more effectively by you.

Working Hours โฐ: Part-time with some overlap during UK business hours.

To excel in this role, you need to have:

โœ… Excellent written and spoken English to discuss complicated matters clearly and prevent any confusion.

โœ… Knowledge of financial topics and terms related to small businesses.

As the Ideal Candidate, you should be:

โœ… Reliable.

โœ… Hard-working.

โœ… Motivated.

โœ… Positive.

Brownie Points for:

โœ… Experience with businesses of a similar size and understanding effective delegation strategies.

โœ… Experience with small, remote-only tech companies.

Whatโ€™s in it for you?

  • ๐Ÿ’ฐ Competitive Salary: Earn a monthly salary of $1,000-$1,200.*
  • ๐ŸŒด Global Work Flexibility: Work remotely from anywhere in the world.
  • ๐ŸŒŸ Opportunities for Growth.
  • ๐Ÿ“ˆ Salary Increases: Potential for salary growth as you expand your skills and responsibilities.
  • ๐ŸŒด PTO: 10-days paid time off.

*Please note that this is a gross salary and that you are responsible for any tax-related procedures in your country of residence. We kindly ask you to apply only if you are happy to work remotely as an independent contractor.

The JobRack team are working with Thunderforest to help them find their new team member.

The hiring process for this position will include the following steps:

  1. Completing the application form on JobRack.
  2. Recording a short video introduction of yourself.
  3. If shortlisted, completing test tasks.
  4. Attending video interviews to discuss your previous experience and the new role in more detail.

The JobRack team has gained a full understanding of Thunderforestโ€™s needs and will review, filter, screen and test candidates in line with this.

To ensure your application is considered, take the time to carefully read the job description and submit a high-quality application.

We will, of course, provide you with feedback throughout the process.

At the request of Thunderforest applications for this position must be submitted through JobRack and direct contact with the employer is not allowed. If you have any questions, please contact JobRack at: olivera@jobrack.eu

Please note that this position is part-time and is suitable for individuals seeking a flexible role alongside other commitments. It is important to apply only if you are comfortable with a part-time arrangement. Any attempts to misrepresent your availability may result in termination and a restriction from applying to other opportunities on the JobRack site.

We look forward to receiving your application!

To make sure you receive updates on your application please add olivera@jobrack.eu to your email address book.

Got questions about working remotely? Check out JobRackโ€™s FAQ for answers to everything you might want to know. https://jobrack.eu/jobseeker-faq


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