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Executive Assistant to the CEO

$70k – $80k estimated
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Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that combines engaging, leveled content with integrated formative assessments and insights to supercharge engagement and learning in every subject. Students and teachers use Newsela to find digital content from hundreds of the best sources—from National Geographic to NASA, Biography.com to Encyclopedia Britannica, the Washington Post to the Wichita Eagle. Content is instructionalized to meet students where they are, with interactive tools and analytics to take them where they want to go. Newsela has become an essential solution for schools and districts, with a presence in over 90% of U.S. K-12 schools. Newsela is the content platform for the connected classroom.

This is an incredible opportunity to lead an executive support function at a face-paced, high growth edtech company. Reporting to the CEO, you will be a key member in the development of all administrative projects at Newsela. You have the confidence to take on any project and are proactive in your daily work. You welcome change and have the ability to anticipate the needs of the CEO.  We are looking for someone who has a commitment to continuous improvement and is excited to add value each and everyday. 

Responsibilities

* Manage all aspects of CEO's meetings, schedule and deliverables.
* Engage directly with internal and external stakeholders and communicate on behalf of the CEO
* Manage emails for efficient and effective organization and references.
* Support the design, development and delivery of content for Board of Directors
* Plan and arrange Executive Team Strategy Offsites
* Take detailed notes and attend weekly Leadership meetings.
* Support all administrative needs and special projects for the CEO.

Qualifications

* 5+ years experience supporting Executives at high growth start-up
* Competent with all Google Suite, Microsoft applications, Slack, and other productivity tools.
* Outstanding project and event management skills.
* Maintains discretion and confidentiality in relationships.
* Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
* Highly organized and a strategic thinker with the ability to multitask

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