Executive Assistant (San Francisco)

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What Strava is looking for in applicants

About This Role

Strava is the leading social platform for athletes and the largest sports community in the world, with over 85 million athletes in 195 countries. If you sweat you’re an athlete, and Strava’s mobile apps and website connect millions of active people every day.

Strava is growing! And we are seeking an organized and motivated individual to support our executive team. Reporting to our Senior Executive Assistant, this individual will schedule meetings, prepare reports and serve as a right-hand support to our executive team. A typical day can include: balancing several calendars, arranging travel, managing expenses, and partnering with other Executive Assistants to help across a range of projects and events.

Our team is working every day to build a truly diverse and equitable workplace, and to support Strava’s goal of becoming an antiracist company. It is important that whoever joins our team in this Executive Assistant role shares similar passions and is committed to helping incorporate antiracist strategies into our culture and to all of our processes over time.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will:

  • Manage complex calendar and scheduling requirements for multiple executives

  • Supervise and help to drive completion of key deliverables, following up on outstanding items

  • Prepare meeting materials and coordinate logistics

  • Be a problem solver that reflects our people first culture

  • Handle the coordination and planning of domestic and international travel

  • Complete expense reports, purchase orders, and manage corporate card purchases; participation in budget planning and tracking as needed

  • Assist with special projects and events as needed

We’re excited about you because:

  • You have 5+ years of experience assisting at the executive and board level

  • You maintain a positive, open-minded and excited approach to support a growing organization

  • You are incredibly organized, have outstanding attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects which are all at different stages of the process

  • You have an excellent customer service orientation: friendly, responsive and eager to help a variety of stakeholders

  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an appropriate blend of professionalism and friendliness

  • You are committed to learning about antiracism and supporting Strava’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

  • You have a high proficiency using Google suite and Asana

  • You are honest, dependable, and able to safeguard sensitive information.

About Strava

Strava is Swedish for “strive,” which epitomizes who we are and what we do. We’re a passionate and committed team, unified by our mission to connect athletes to what motivates them and help them find their personal best. And with billions of activity uploads from all over the world, we have a humbling and audacious vision: to be the record of the world’s athletic activities and the technology that makes every effort count.

Strava builds software that makes the best part of our athletes’ days even better. And just as we’re deeply committed to unlocking their potential, we’re dedicated to providing a world-class, inclusive workplace where our employees can grow and thrive, too. We’re backed by Sequoia Capital, Madrone Partners and Jackson Square Ventures, and we’re expanding in order to exceed the needs of our growing community of global athletes. Our culture reflects our community – we are continuously striving to hire and engage diverse teammates from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives because we know we are a stronger team together.

In light of the global pandemic, Strava is currently working in a fully remote capacity. As always, we remain committed to fully supporting our employees, especially their mental health and wellbeing, through these challenging times. Despite challenges in the world around us, we are continuing to grow camaraderie and positivity within our culture and we are unified in our commitment to becoming an antiracist company. We are differentiated by our truly people-first approach, our compassionate leadership, and our belief that we can bring joy and inspiration to athletes’ lives — now more than ever. All to say, it’s a great time to join Strava!

Strava is an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with the values of Strava, we make all employment decisions including hiring, evaluation, termination, promotional and training opportunities, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical handicap, mental disability, medical condition, disability, gender or identity or expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, height and/or weight.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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