Senior Executive Assistant to CEO

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What Mongodb is looking for in applicants

The database market is massive (IDC estimates it to be $121B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

MongoDB is seeking a Senior Executive Assistant to support our President & CEO based out of our New York City office. As a Senior Executive Assistant, you will support our CEO. Your day will consist of managing and prioritizing a steady stream of requests, meetings and trips. You will work closely with the Executive Leadership team and their assistants to ensure the executive team can align on schedules, follow-ups and other matters related to ensuring the leaders are available to make business decisions in a timely and efficient manner. You will also support our Board of Directors when they are onsite on a quarterly basis for our Committee and Board meeting, as well as assisting them with any travel and meetings logistics. 

The right candidate will be able to balance the needs and requirements of the CEO as well as other stakeholders and be ready to pitch-in wherever necessary. You should feel comfortable interacting with senior executives as well the CEO’s chief of staff to coordinate meetings and other business activities. You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with quickly changing priorities while being calm, efficient and highly organized.

We are looking to speak to candidates who are based in the New York City area and willing to work in office.


  • Manage the CEO’s calendar meticulously and thoughtfully, coordinating all meetings and calls, including video conferencing and large team events
  • Manage multiple requests and priorities – exercising sound judgment, and seeing beyond the day-to-day to anticipate changing needs while staying calm under pressure
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders in CEO’s internal and external network; representing the CEO in a professional manner
  • Schedule, plan, and execute quarterly board meeting and executive off sites
  • Approve global corporate scheduling  (i.e., company conferences, quarterly business reviews, etc)
  • Manage all travel logistics and associated expenses, and be ready to handle last-minute changes
  • Works closely with our PR team to coordinate TV appearances and press engagements
  • Create and review correspondence, spreadsheets, slide decks, and meeting agendas
  • Track action items and key issues to closure with a high degree of integrity and accountability
  • Assist with special assignments/projects, as needed


  • 6+ years experience supporting C-level executives, or other relevant experience working directly with executives
  • Role is based in the NYC office with flexibility to come in early and stay late based on the needs of the business
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience is preferred
  • Extremely well organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar), Microsoft Office, and video conferencing tools
  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player
  • Able to handle highly sensitive and confidential material
  • Take feedback well, but also able to work autonomously with little direction and make decisions as needed
  • Experience booking both domestic and international travel
  • Awareness and comfort operating across multiple time zones

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and makes all hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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