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Executive Assistant - Barrel [CLOSED]

Full Time 1200.00 - 1500.00 USD Type: Monthly

Click here to watch the video from Peter, the CEO & co-founder of Barrel:

Barrel is a direct-to-consumer (DTC) e-commerce agency that helps brands build websites and engage in digital marketing. We've helped brands launch new websites and grow their eCommerce businesses. We believe more and more brands will go direct-to-consumer and will require our expertise and services to navigate designing and building better experiences for their customers.

Barrel consists of a fully distributed team with most team members based in the United States; however, we also collaborate with a network of contractors globally. We have 40 full-time employees at the moment. We are a learning organization that believes in continuous growth and development, investment in expanding our skill sets and being honest with each other by providing feedback. We are highly collaborative and love delivering for our clients.

To support our growth, we are looking to hire an Executive Assistant who will help our CEO with day-to-day activities & special projects.

As a successful candidate, you will work closely with the CEO of a growing eCommerce agency, contribute to special projects, help develop company strategy & be a part of our strong learning culture. You will help our CEO become more effective, which will greatly impact the business.

As our Executive Assistant, you will:

  • Coordinate meetings and gatherings with clients, prospects, and many others
  • Manage the email & reach out to old contacts on behalf of the CEO to arrange catch-up calls
  • Send thank you cards to clients, employees & vendors
  • Conduct & assist with research to assist the CEO with thought leadership writing
  • Coordinate & create an agenda for multi-day team conference
  • Report directly to the CEO on a daily basis
  • Interact with other leaders in the team, as well as people in the CEO’s network

We will provide training on all the tools & spreadsheets we use regularly such as Asana, G-Suite, Harvest, Slack & Notion. In your first few weeks, alongside the training, you will get to complete basic tasks, like calendar management & email communications. You will also have the opportunity to attend shadowing sessions to see if there are tasks you would like to assist with or take on.

Our ideal candidate is:

  • An over-communicator who asks the right questions
  • Proactive in giving the CEO details & updates on what is going on
  • Energetic & upbeat
  • Quick to act & happy to get things done quickly
  • A fast learner

As an ideal candidate, you should have:

  • Experience working as an Executive Assistant, Virtual Assistant or similar
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with G-Suite, especially with Google Sheets, & experience with managing email & calendar
  • Good research skills

What’s in it for you?

  • $1,200 — $1,500 per month
  • Mostly flexible schedule with 3 to 4 hours overlap between 9 AM to 5 PM EST
  • Profit-sharing opportunities
  • Professional development stipend
  • Participation in team events
  • Potential for professional growth within the company
  • Salary growth opportunities based on annual reviews

*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.

This position will be closed as soon as we find the perfect match. So, make sure to read the description carefully and take your time to submit a high-quality application that stands out.

If you apply, we’ll respond promptly and keep you updated throughout the process.

As part of the hiring process, there will be the following steps:

1 - Click Apply and fill in the application form

2 - You’ll be invited to record a short video to introduce yourself

3 - Test tasks for the shortlisted candidates

4 - Video Interview where we can get to know each other in more depth

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Barrel is an independent creative and digital marketing agency founded in 2006.

We are a remote-first team with offices in New York City and...

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