Executive Assistant / Office Manager (M-F-D)

Full time

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EDGE Strategy is a high-growth, global, and mission-driven Swiss-based tech company.

Its product, EDGE Empower, is an integrated SaaS-based DE&I solution that combines the power of the latest tech, diversity, equity and inclusion expert knowledge and experience, as well as independently verified certification into one solution.

Our customer base consists of large organizations in 47 different countries across five continents and 22 different industries and includes IKEA, L’Oréal, Philips, UNICEF, Dow, Nestlé, ENGIE, Deloitte, the World Bank, the European Central Bank, IFF, Firmenich, Zurich Financial Services, Pictet, and the International Committee of the Red Cross among many others. These clients use EDGE Empower to make meaningful and visible DE&I change today.

Our team brings together highly motivated, curious, and diverse professionals who want to find meaning in their work and to help each other thrive in the process.

EDGE Strategy offers a workplace that values flexibility, resourcefulness, and inclusiveness, as well as the opportunity to become an integral part of the company’s financial success through the employee stock-option plan.

Working for EDGE is unique first and foremost because you will learn from the best professionals in our industry. You will become part of a team of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion experts, data scientists, customer experience experts, software specialists, and digital marketing experts.

Our company is growing rapidly, and you will have unique opportunities to grow with it, deepen your expertise, expand your knowledge, and experiment with new things every day. You will have a word about how our offering and our ways of doing business are evolving.

Join the EDGE team and become part of our global journey to making Real. World. Change.

WHAT THIS POSITION OFFERS YOU

We are looking for an Executive Assistant to perform a variety of administrative tasks and support our company’s senior-level managers. To be successful in this role, you should be well-organized, have great time management skills and be able to act without guidance. The candidate will play a pivotal role in supporting an efficient, effective, and productive office environment

Accountabilities

  • Providing administrative assistance, such as writing and editing emails, drafting memos and preparing communications on the Executive team’s behalf
  • Managing the day-to-day calendar of the Executive team, including making appointments and prioritizing the most sensitive matters
  • Organizing meetings, including scheduling, and sending reminders
  • Responsible for office management
  • Maintaining comprehensive and accurate corporate records, documents, contact databases, and reports
  • Performing minor accounting and bookkeeping duties
  • Overseeing external procurement and invoice process
  • Ensuring professionalism and strict confidentiality with all materials, and exercise discretion when interfacing with the business

Skills and Experience WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • 3 or more years of administrative assistant experience reporting directly to senior management
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to treat confidential information with appropriate discretion
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage projects and activities, and multitask
  • Ability to act as gatekeeper and escalate relevant information to executive as needed
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and proficiency in the use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Fluency in English and German, additional languages are beneficial.
  • For this position we can only accept Swiss, EU/EFTA applicants or applicants with a valid Swiss work permit

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