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Why California People Search?

We would love to work with you to find your dream job! At California People Search what you will see is passion and excitement in helping you succeed in the next chapter of your career. We will schedule time to find out what you’re looking for in a new job and get to know you, find out your short and long term goals, find out what you love and are passionate about, and most importantly find you the dream job you are looking for. So reach out and see for yourself what sets us apart from the others. Let us help you navigate your way…you will not be disappointed. We specialize in the unique niche of executive assistants, administrative support, and human resource professionals but usually have other positions available to be filled.

Our client is a growing start up that is looking for an accomplished Executive Business Administrator to support the CEO and his executive team.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working with multiple teams and manage complex calendaring scheduling with team members, customers, candidates, investors, and others. You might have experience working in a high growth start up environment, worked in a remote company, an enterprise software company or an international company.

Some primary duties include:

  • Support the CEO and executive team in US Pacific and Eastern Time Zones.
  • Attend company and executive team meetings, track agenda, and keep notes.
  • Manage complex calendar scheduling with team members, customers, candidates, investors, and others.
  • Coordinate executive team and CEO recruiting efforts (with the help of recruiting coordinators).
  • Draft and review internal and external communications for the CEO.
  • Proactively ensure CEO meetings are efficient (such as 1-1 meetings with team members and customer meetings).
  • Provide support on other recurring and ad-hoc projects (such as board meetings and press events).
  • Arrange business travel for executives and for team meetups.
  • Help in special projects as designated by the CEO

 

Some values you will carry will include:

  • Customer driven: You proactively work on the right things by continuously orienting your goals around delivering value to your customers.
  • Work as a team: You work collaboratively with your peers, cross-functional teammates, and leadership to create shared success, trust, and belonging.
  • High quality: You are responsible for finding out what high-quality work looks like and producing that high-quality work iteratively.
  • Open and transparent: You proactively communicate in an open and transparent way.
  • Continuously grow: You strive to continuously grow and learn by genuinely soliciting feedback early and often, and humbly reflecting on your past mistakes.
  • Be a good human: You are kind, empathetic, authentic, humble.

 

Please send your resume to puja@capeoplesearch.com

Executive Assistant

Burlingame, CA

Office Hours:  9:30am-5pm, Monday-Thursday

Position Overview

We are seeking an organized professional with excellent interpersonal and household management skills.  This individual should possess good judgement, confidentiality, problem solving, computer, and basic accounting skills.  Personal attributes should include a positive, can-do attitude with attention to detail, integrity, and desire to work in a home environment.

 

This position supports the CEO of a family business, a family foundation, and who sits on the Board of several not-for-profit organizations. Primary responsibilities include financial and human resource oversight and use of executive level communication skills.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

Cash Management and Financial Monitoring

  • Utilize accounting software to code, prepare and print checks
  • Reconcile checking accounts
  • Review and code credit card charges
  • Manage documentation relating to real property
  • Obtain and provide tax support and financial statement downloads to family business

 

Human Resource Management and Monitoring

  • Track hours and related information for ADP processing and Personal Time Off
  • Keep informed of new payroll requirements and communicate changes with employees
  • Work with CEO to determine optimal health insurance renewal option for employees
  • Assist employees with health insurance or other employment questions

 

Communications with Family Business and Various Board of Directors

  • Setup appointments for CEO and other family members
  • Communicate with family business, family foundation and other nonprofit organizations where the CEO is a board member
  • Print and organize information packages for CEO meetings and events

 

Travel and Entertainment

  • Make airline and related ground transportation reservations and create trip itineraries
  • Coordinate with family business Accounting and Office Administrator in planning for business-related events

 

Household Asset Management/Maintenance and Security

  • Track DMV renewals, smog vehicles and arrange for repairs, when necessary
  • Maintain registration and proof of insurance in each vehicle and schedule maintenance
  • Troubleshoot computer issues, phone problems and/or malfunction notifications in homes and cars
  • Review insurance coverage for personal assets and update related inventory listing
  • Determine if/when outside service providers should be engaged for issues relating to: network, computer hardware and software, HVAC, and communications systems
  • Monitor gate cameras and admit visitors
  • Use online accounts to monitor deliveries and track shipping progress

 

Required and Desired Skills

Proficiency in Windows and iOS operating systems, including PC’s, Macs, iPhones, iPads

Proficiency in Microsoft Office with emphasis on Word, Outlook, and Excel

QuickBooks accounting software experience a strong plus

Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop (graphics editing), Quark Express (desktop publishing), PowerPoint a plus

*Offering great benefits and work life balance

Please send your resume to lacy@capeoplesearch.com

 

The Executive/Personal Assistant provides administrative and personal support to the Chairman and his family members. This is a highly visible role that interacts with all levels of the business including partners in a different country. The ideal candidate is reliable, motivated, discreet, personable and has strong business/support skills and the ability to anticipate the needs of the Chairman.

 

Responsibilities:

Executive Assistant (50%)

 

Administrative support to the Chairman including maintaining the calendar, scheduling and confirming meetings, drafting correspondence and prioritizing tasks to maximize productivity

Act as the liaison between the Chairman and internal departments and external partners

Plan and manage all aspects of the Chairman’s business travel

Screen and direct phone calls as appropriate

Assist in the planning of business meetings including travel, catering and the preparation of presentation materials

 

 

Provide administrative support to the Executive Director and assist with grant administration

Translate Chinese business materials including correspondence, and business information Personal Assistant (50%)

Coordinate, prioritize and manage personal tasks for the Chairman including managing household activities and personal errands

Prepare holiday communications for distribution on behalf of the Chairman and his family including cards and e-cards

Develop detailed travel plans for the Chairman, his family members and special guests

Manage personal properties, cars and other family support staff

Manage the families calendar scheduling both business and personal events

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree preferred

Minimum 10 years of experience providing executive and personal support to C-level individuals

Strong language skills including bilingual with English and Chinese (Mandarin)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to proofread

documents and make edits as needed

Must be able to handle sensitive and highly confidential information

Must be highly organized, detail oriented and able to manage/execute multiple

ongoing projects and deadlines

Strong Microsoft Office skills with advanced knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Instinctively anticipates critical tasks and needs

 

Personal Qualities:

Impeccable character with high ethical and quality standards.

Hard working, enthusiastic and driven to succeed. Must be self-assured and energetic; a self- starter.

Strong team player; ability to work cooperatively in a team and companywide.

Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects and assignments effectively.

Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Focused and flexible; effectively navigates changing priorities.