Administrative Assistant

Kraken | Take your crypto to the next level with Kraken

About

As one of the largest and oldest Bitcoin exchanges in the world, Kraken is consistently named one of the best places to buy and sell crypto online, thanks to our excellent service, low fees, versatile funding options and rigorous security standards -- but this is only part of the story. We’ve been on the forefront of the blockchain revolution since 2011.

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San Francisco, CA, USA

krakenfx

Job Description

About Kraken
As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide – our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.
About the Role
This is a fully remote role, we are considering applicants based in North America with expected working hours across US and Western Europe time zones.
Kraken is expanding its product team! This is an incredible opportunity to join a market leader in the hottest global industry. With growth rates and innovation opportunities not seen since the early internet days, Kraken is positioned to win. This role will be responsible for a critical aspect of supporting our executive business leaders in the product organization and working alongside the brightest minds in the crypto industry. This position will be a cornerstone of the product team working with internal and external partners in order to efficiently and effectively promote fluid product development. We are building a product team of highly motivated self-starters who possess sound business acumen, make data-driven decisions, and clearly communicate their vision and plans to others. We are seeking people who are professional but know how to have fun too!
The ideal candidate is highly organized, process oriented, technically adept and has a proven track record of achievement and attention to detail. Responsibilities include managing calendars and prioritizing schedules for multiple executive leaders, and resolving potential issues before they arise.
The successful candidate should thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, process-driven environment and be able to adapt and adjust plans on-the-fly. The position requires interaction with a wide variety of internal stakeholders at various levels of the organization. Candidates must possess the ability and willingness to balance executive needs with business priorities and articulate the rationale behind decisions. They must also have exceptional project management skills.

Responsibilities

    • Ensure high-standard support to management team while supporting multiple senior executives
    • Closely manage executive calendars to be the most efficient in their day-to-day, build meeting agendas and execute administrative tasks for the management team
    • Anticipate the needs of your managers and teams in which you support, provide assistance with organizing travel, team events, and offsite meetings as needed
    • Assist in building out best practices for operational excellence, organize trainings, schedule team meetings and organize events for various organizations
    • Manage and organize All Hands meetings and team events, support comms related tasks
    • Build efficiencies into current operational organization and continue to iterate and build out new operational strategies

Requirements

    • 2+ years of experience in supporting executive leadership roles for a technology growth company or similarly fast paced environment Efficient, self sufficient, and accessible 24/7 to the Executive Team
    • Highly organized with a high level of attention to detail
    • Strong interpersonal skills and able to demonstrate a positive outlook while interacting with all levels of employees
    • Natural talent to effortlessly improve a process and the uncanny ability to bring order out of chaos, as well as remaining calm during periods of disorganization
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality as it relates to upcoming staffing changes, product development, and non-public information, with a particular emphasis on digital privacy and security
    • Concise speaker, storyteller, and writer: you can slice, dice, and distill a narrative from a complex data set into an executive, TL;DR summary
    • Strong sense of urgency when projects are assigned
    • The ability to complete a task quickly while anticipating the need to plan for another project in short succession
    • Interest in Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency or Blockchain highly preferred
Location Tagging: #US #LI-Remote
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background.
As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.
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