Executive Assistant to the Chief Strategy Officer

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ConsenSys is the world’s largest blockchain venture production studio focused on developing cutting-edge applications across all major industry sectors, investing in disruptive startups, and consulting global organizations / governments on decentralized technologies powered by Ethereum. Our mission is to use these solutions to power the emerging economic, social, and political operating systems of the planet.

ConsenSys is building the future of identity, financial markets, commerce, security and infrastructure, and more. If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us.

About the Role:

We’re looking to hire anExecutive Assistantto support the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of ConsenSys.

This Executive Assistant will have a tremendous impact on our business as they will directly support and improve the productivity of an executive at the center of everything in the company. It is instrumental for this EA to be both experienced and skilled at both coordination & administration as well as passionate, energetic and enthusiastic about what we do. Your lead will give you autonomy, respect, and mentorship as long as you earn it! Having superior people skills, professionalism as well as strong ethics and communication skills will ensure that!

You should expect your role to evolve during your time at ConsenSys, to change as our organization grows. What does that mean for you? We think that means you will have an opportunity to create an exciting role with plenty of growth potential over time. In this vein, please be excited to work in an atmosphere where the unconventional is daily life.

When we interview you, we will be looking for people with high levels of emotional intelligence who are also intellectually curious, always being professional, dynamic in conversation, charismatic, and persuasive. You must be able to ask specific yet articulate questions, quickly synthesize insights from patterns in conversation, and reflect back the key points from a conversation in order to get alignment, commitments, and lay out next steps.

Responsibilities:
  • Time Management// control over the CSO’s calendar, including coordinating, scheduling, tracking, arranging and reminding of internal/external meetings.
  • Inbox Management// do you know how to write in someone else’s voice? Do you know what gmail filters are or what the ‘archive’ button means? Do you know how to get a boss so overworked to answer an important email on a Saturday night?
  • CRM System// maintaining contacts from conferences, networking events, inbox.
  • Travel Coordination// CSO travels 3/4th of the year. Flights, hotels, car services.You need to thinkglobally. The CSO travels extensively….timezone conversions or knowledge of global cultures will be part of your every day. This is a MUST.
  • PR coordination// coordinating press interviews & PR events. A certain level of professionalism is needed dealing with journalists, conference organizers, etc. Syncing with ConsenSys PR & Social Media teams on a weekly basis.
  • Partnering with Personal Assistant// You will working in tandem with the CSO’s personal assistant. The PA is a former Michelin-star chef who had a finance day job. He’s a pro so we expect no less from you!
  • Make face time with your colleagues. Knowing & networking with your colleagues will be invaluable to your work.
  • Coordinating with other partners for special meetings/functions


Tech Requirements
  • Quickbooks.Intermediate. To keep track of work expenses.
  • Streak.Beginner. To keep track of travel, reimbursements, special projects.
  • Google applications.
  • CRM apps. Inbox management tools (your preferred tools).

Bonus Points
  • Interest in blockchain technology &investment/venture capital.
  • Experience working in a start-up culture
  • A willingness to help out where needed - regardless of the scope of your role
  • An understanding of the Blockchain and Ethereum ecosystem, with an interest and curiosity to learn more

Perks of the Mesh
  • A dynamic startup environment.ConsenSys is a leader with vision in the blockchain space and we are absorbing a significant portion of the attention. This is both exciting and challenging, as we learn to scale our organization while adhering to the principles of decentralization.
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Decentralized culture.We offer a new way of structuring an organization: holacratic (non-hierarchical) meaning you are free from hierarchical restraints, working in an environment that truly encourages all levels of collaboration.
  • Remote work
  • Global reach.Connect with brilliant minds across 6 continents as we continue to grow and build a diversified culture.

ConsenSys is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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