Executive Assistant to CEO

Before you read on, take a look around you. Chances are, pretty much everything you see has been shipped, often multiple times, in order to get there. E-commerce is exploding and with it, parcel shipping is becoming a meaningful factor in a business' ability to succeed. Creating a compelling shipping experience for customers is hard but necessary.

At Shippo, our goal is to level the playing field by providing businesses access to shipping tools and terms that would not be available to them otherwise. By lowering the barriers to shipping, businesses, marketplaces, and platforms are able to connect to multiple shipping carriers, get shipping rates, print labels, automate international documents, track shipments, and facilitate returns.

We are seeking an incredibly organized Executive Assistant to handle the schedules, business travel and arrangements for our CEO. Success in this role means keeping us on task and more organized than we have ever been.

What you bring:

  • You have 2+ years of experience working with an executive at a technology startup company.
  • You are brilliant with organization.
  • You have demonstrated intelligence and creativity through an interesting life pursuit.
  • Outstanding communication, organizational, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills; demonstrable initiative, creativity, and flexibility.
  • People love to come talk to you. You feel completely comfortable interacting both with engineers and executives.
  • A can-do "make it happen" attitude: you are comfortable making decisions with little supervision or direction.
  • Sense of humor and ability to have fun, a must!
  • Experience completing complex projects with little direction and an eye towards saving a buck.

Benefits:

  • Benefits: medical, dental, vision (90% covered by the company, incl. dependents)
  • Take-as-much-as-you-need vacation policy + flexible work hours
  • Yearly conference, training & education budget to grow your skills and career
  • Free lunch / drinks / snacks
  • Fun team events outside of work hours
  • Super awesome team that cares about Shippo's mission, product and their co-workers!

ABOUT SHIPPO

Shippo bridges the distance between businesses and their customers. As free and fast shipping become the norm, better access to shipping is a competitive advantage for businesses. Through Shippo, e-commerce businesses are able to connect to multiple shipping carriers around the world from one web app or API. Businesses can get shipping rates, print labels, automate international documents, track shipments, and facilitate returns.  

Our team hails from all over the world. We bring our different backgrounds and perspectives together to solve unique shipping problems and help bring businesses and their customers closer. 

Join us to build the foundations of something great, roll up your sleeves and get important work done everyday. Founded in 2013, we are a proud team based out of San Francisco. Shippo is backed by top tier VCs including Bessemer Venture Partners, Union Square Ventures, Uncork Capital, VersionOne Ventures, FundersClub and others.

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