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    Executive Assistant

    Boston, MA Full-Time

    We are seeking an Executive Assistant to help launch our Boston office! If you are driven to provide the highest standard of service and you thrive in a high performance environment, we want to talk with you!

    As an Executive Assistant, you have the opportunity to be directly involved in the evolution and growth that the food delivery industry is experiencing. 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

    • Providing administrative assistance, such as writing and editing emails, drafting memos and preparing communications on the executive's team behalf
    • Maintaining comprehensive and accurate corporate records, documents and reports
    • Performing minor accounting and bookkeeping duties
    • Organizing meetings, including scheduling, sending reminders and organizing catering when necessary
    • Answering incoming phone calls in a polite and professional manner and accurately taking messages
    • Welcoming visitors and identifying the purpose of their visit before directing them to the appropriate department
    • Managing the executive team’s day-to-day calendar, including making appointments and prioritizing the most sensitive matters
    • Coordinating travel arrangements (both domestic and international) and create trip itineraries
    • Using various software, including word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software to prepare reports and/or special projects
    • Responsible for the facilities day-to-day operations

    Required Education and Experience

    1. Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field
    2. 2-5 years of administrative experience. 
    3. Exceptional customer focus with strong professional acumen
    4. Google Suite features
    5. Outstanding communication skills
    6. Must possess strong interpersonal skills

    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

    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.

    Supervisory Responsibility

    # of direct reports: 0

    # of indirect reports: 0

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

    This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

    Very limited travel possible if business needs arise.

    AAP/EEO Statement

    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.