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    Executive Assistant

    Lafayette, LA Full-Time

    We’re redefining the dining experience by building a world-class mobile ordering and delivery platform. Waitr’s marketplace is helping small businesses grow and acquire new customers while also bringing concierge level convenience to thousands of consumers. Waitr’s growth has been off the charts and has no signs of slowing down. We are launching dozens of new markets around the US each quarter, and we are experiencing massive organic growth in our existing markets.

    As the Executive Assistant to the CEO, you have the opportunity to be directly involved in the evolution and growth that the food delivery industry is experiencing. Waitr has grown exponentially over the past four years, going from a small startup in Louisiana to a nation-wide, publicly traded company. Our growth hasn’t slowed down and we are looking to add new team members to help us solve challenging problems. This is a huge opportunity for someone who is ready to work hard and gain endless knowledge of our business. The role offers high visibility within the organization and opportunity for advancement. 

    Essential Functions

    • Manage the CEO’s complex calendar, scheduling internal and external meetings for our leadership team while being able to anticipate conflicts and solve scheduling issues before they arise
    • Conserve the CEO’s time by reviewing, researching, and routing emails and meeting requests
    • Keep the executive team organized by circulating meeting agendas, taking meeting notes, and following up on action items
    • Plan events, social gatherings, department meetings and team building activities
    • Coordinate both domestic and international travel arrangements and expense reporting
    • Assist the CEO on personal assistant tasks on an as needed basis

    Required Education and Experience

    1. Bachelor’s degree from a college or university. 
    2. 2-5 years of administrative experience. 
    3. Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite 

    Preferred Education and Experience

    1. High quality writing skills
    2. Experience working in a fast paced environment
    3. Ability to be fluid and change direction easily
    4.  Proactive-able to stay 3 steps ahead
    5.  Polished, professional and friendly outgoing demeanor
    6.  Proactive go-getter; no task is too big or too small
    7. Outstanding communication skills

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    Driver’s License required 

    Core Competencies 

    Nimble: You move fast and accurately in a dynamic environment
    Customer-Focused: Proactively seeks and finds ways to provide the highest standards of service.
    Innovator: Generates and recognizes creative solutions in varying work situations.
    Team player: Collaboration and strong communication skills.
    Effective Communicator: Demonstrates open, honest and respectful written and verbal communication.
    Results-Oriented: Productively focuses time and resources on activities to produce quality results.
    Forward-Thinking: Problem solver, do whatever it takes attitude
    Strategic Thinker: Views events and possibilities from multiple perspectives. Understands the bigger picture and the interdependencies and effects of other systems.
    Ethical: Maintains and promotes individual and organization integrity and values in the conduct of all activities.

    Physical Demands

    This position may occasionally require lifting up to 25 lbs. 

    Travel

    Local travel to Lake Charles and occasional travel to board meetings may be necessary, no more than 10%.

    Waitr, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Waitr, Inc. is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Waitr, Inc. are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to  race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws.


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