Executive Assistant at brightwheel

  • Virtual Assistant
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

Executive Assistant to the Executive Leadership Team


Our Mission and Opportunity

Early education is one of the greatest determinants of childhood outcomes, is a must for working families, and has lasting social and economic impact. Brightwheel’s vision is to enable high quality early education for every child — by giving teachers meaningfully more time with students each day, engaging parents in the development of their kids, and supporting the small businesses that make up the backbone of the $100 billion early education market. Brightwheel is the most loved technology brand in early education globally, trusted by thousands of educators and millions of families.

Our Team

We are a highly distributed team supporting fully remote employees across every time zone in the US. We also have hubs in Austin, Denver, and San Francisco. Our team is passionate, talented, and customer-focused. Our exceptional investor group includes Addition, Bessemer Venture Partners, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GGV Capital, Lowercase Capital, Emerson Collective, and Mark Cuban.

We believe that everyone—from our employees to the students, teachers, and administrators we serve— should be given the opportunity to learn and thrive, whatever their background may be. We celebrate diversity in all forms because it allows our team and the communities we serve to reach their full potential and do their best work.

Who You Are

Brightwheel is seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to support our executive leadership team, including our Chief Operating Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Finance Officer, and Chief Sales Officer. In this role, you will handle a wide range of administrative support tasks and juggle diverse responsibilities, all while gaining an inside view of a high-growth start-up. You enjoy working in a constantly-changing environment and streamlining hectic days. You are incredibly well-organized, flexible, a builder and maintainer of trust, and an amazing communicator. You are an ambassador of brightwheel, representing our executives’ vision and tone in all communications.

What You’ll Do

  • Proactively provide high-quality support and strategic leverage to the executives
  • Stay current on major projects and commitments of the executives, anticipating needs and assisting accordingly
  • Manage executives’ complex calendars to maximize their time and productivity
  • Aid executives in meeting preparation, including assembling information and creating documents/presentations in Google Suite
  • Plan virtual team events and oversee team recognition programs
  • Manage special projects as assigned

Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities

  • 3+ years of experience providing direct administrative support to a senior executive and/or leadership team
  • High attention to detail, strong sense of urgency, and exceptional communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • High level of confidentiality, discernment, and judgment
  • Ability to remain flexible, embrace change, and manage uncertainty, all while thriving in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work 9am-6pm PST hours to accommodate executives’ schedules
  • Proficiency with Google Suite and Excel/spreadsheets

Brightwheel offers a competitive compensation package (base salary, equity and benefits) with a strong emphasis on equity-based compensation (ownership in brightwheel). For cash compensation, brightwheel sets standard ranges for all roles based on function, level, and geographic location, benchmarked against similar stage growth companies. In alignment with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual cash compensation for this role in Colorado is targeted at $69,000 – $108,000. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including geographic location as well as candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amounts listed above. If you are applying from a different location and have questions on the compensation band for your region, please ask your recruiter.

Our benefits package includes premium medical, dental, and vision benefits, generous paid parental leave, a flexible paid time off policy, a monthly wellness and productivity stipend, and a Learning & Development stipend. 

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