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London, UK

Executive Assistant

Walr is looking for an Executive Assistant to support our Executive Team, which includes our CEO, CFO and CTO. This role is ideal for someone who loves to find new ways to stay organized, is always one step ahead in anticipating needs and enjoys the thrill of a fast-paced workday. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Anticipate needs and provide high-level administrative support to the C-suite: CEO, CFO and CTO.
  • Manage a complex calendar and schedule, including coordinating client meetings, preparations for board meetings
  • Coordinate complex international and domestic travel arrangements
  • Interact regularly and build relationships with senior leaders across various teams at Walr
  • Navigate our global org chart and enhance organizational communications while acting as an escalation point of contact for issues
  • Help with various administrative and office duties as assigned
  • With the Chief of Staff, organize team professional events, socials, team off-sites, etc.
  • Perform non-administrative ad-hoc projects such as preparing reports and presentations, and gathering insights, research, and information to inform decision making
  • Project manage milestone reporting by working with cross functional stakeholders to ensure timely delivery as needed

Desired Experience

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent years of experience
  • 4+ years of experience providing high-level administrative support at the executive level

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience working in a tech/start-up environment
  • Experience with planning large team events and off-sites
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 enterprise products (Outlook, Calendar, SharePoint) and a passion for implementing technology to increase efficiency
  • A passion for Walr’s product, company, and creativity

Desired Skills & Attributes

  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies, programs and applications
  • Highly organized and detail oriented with a proactive work-style
  • Strong scheduling / coordination skills and comfortability with last-minute changes
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment with an optimistic approach to work and life
  • Incredibly proactive and able to take initiative and work efficiently with little direction
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High level of professional integrity and confidentiality

Additional Information

Here’s what else you can expect while working at WALR:

Connected Culture

  • Casual Dress
  • Quarterly Team Strategic Planning
  • Team Lunch or Takeaway

Pension Benefits:

  • Pension Match 

Flexibility & Time Off Benefits:

  • 25 Days Paid Vacation
  • Remote Work Optionality

Professional Development Benefits:

  • Access to Learning & Development Fund
  • Promote from Within

Any questions about working at walr?

How do I apply?

Are you interested in joining a team, not just a company? Do you enjoy the thrill of no two days being alike? Are you craving the clarity and autonomy do your best work, flexibly? Then browse our open roles and apply today. We look forward to speaking with you!

What does the application process look like?

If you are ready to apply to join our Walr team, we are thrilled! Simply browse our open roles and apply by submitting your CV and via the application portal. Someone from our recruitment team will be in touch with you to discuss the next steps. Once invited to interview, our process generally takes about two weeks from the first interview to decision.

Is Walr an in-office, hybrid, or remote-first culture?

All of the above. One of our values is that we lead with trust – and we mean it. We aim to set all employees up with the right equipment, channels of communication and connection to community to empower you to do your best work wherever that may be. Our US and India teams are remote-first and our UK and Swedish teams have core offices where people can choose to work a few days a week for collaboration and team building.

If offered the role, what does the onboarding process entail?

Our Walr team is growing quickly and we prioritize a fun and thorough onboarding process to get you up to speed. Your manager will send you a details for your first day prior to your arrival, and then walk you through your onboarding packet inclusive of your training schedule, available resources and clear KPIs for your introductory period. Additionally, you’ll be introduced to your Walr buddy – there to answer any and all questions and help introduce you to your colleagues.

What should I do if I’m interested in Walr, but don’t see an open role that suits my skillset?

We are hiring for new roles all the time. Be sure to check back frequently for new vacancies that align with your skillset and career goals.