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Executive Assistant to our CEO

Hybrid
  • New York City, New York, United States
CEO's Office

Job description

Nice to Meet You! We are Ascenda

Ascenda powers the growth of leading financial services brands worldwide with premium rewards programs that differentiate their products, drive profitable customer behaviors, and create sustained engagement. We enable the world-class rewards propositions of major banks and fintechs around the globe, including brands like American Express, CapitalOne, HSBC, Brex, Robinhood, Virgin Money, SMBC, ICBC, Bradesco, ANZ, HDFC and Top 10 financial services brands in many other countries.

With a best-in-class technology suite and the world’s broadest rewards content marketplace, we are the engine behind winning premium rewards propositions for financial services all around the globe. Our customers are spread across continents, and we serve over 1 billion customers globally. No matter where you are in the world, you’ll recognize our footprint!

We believe that nothing should stand in the way of companies who strive to drive growth via compelling and effortless rewards propositions that their customers love.

Join us as an Executive Assistant to our CEO at Ascenda!

We are seeking an organized, high energy, and influential individual to join Ascenda as an Executive Assistant. In this role, you will work directly with our CEO in our new office in New York City. We're looking for someone with a personable demeanor, excellent attention to detail, proactive problem-solving skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively. As our EA, you will play a crucial role in supporting the CEO's demanding schedule, ensuring seamless operations, and contributing to the vibrant and productive work environment that defines Ascenda's culture.


Your local expertise in navigating rush hour and recommending top restaurants and venues for meetings and events will be invaluable in assisting our CEO navigate the city effectively. Additionally, you will serve as the office manager for our newly formed New York office, overseeing day-to-day administrative tasks and ensuring the office runs smoothly.


Your Impact

  • Manage and maintain a demanding calendar, including scheduling meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements across different time zones.

  • Proactively anticipate scheduling conflicts and make necessary adjustments ahead of time.

  • Act as the primary point of contact and serve as a liaison between the CEO and internal and external stakeholders.

  • Understanding of our company-wide strategy and incorporating it into your work for the CEO.

  • Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations, and other documents.

  • Coordinate complex international and domestic travel arrangements and maintain travel schedules

  • Pivot tasks as needed to ensure completion of critical tasks.

  • Conduct research and compile data to prepare reports and presentations.

  • Manage special projects as assigned by the CEO, such as setting up the office space in NYC.

  • Act as a true right hand and gatekeeper.


Job requirements

Who You Are

  • 8-10+ years of proven experience as an Executive Assistant, supporting C-level executives in both hypergrowth and established global tech companies.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize workload.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a talent for cultivating strong relationships with stakeholders.

  • Highly resourceful team player who can also operate with exceptional effectiveness independently.

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.

  • Positive representative of the CEO and Ascenda brand ambassador.

  • Proficient in Google Suite such as Gmail, Google Calendar.

  • Office management experience is a plus.

  • Strong alignment with Ascenda’s core values of growth mindset, hands-on ownership, supportive collaboration, and radical simplicity.


What matters at Ascenda:

We are passionate, we keep things simple, we focus on results, we work together & we innovate!


We have a rewarding working place that provides a:

  • High growth environment & exponential career development

  • Mobile & flexible work environment

  • WFH office equipment allowance

  • 401K program with company match

  • Medical insurance coverage

  • Travel perks & Employee rewards


The salary for this position is competitive, and the salary range is available upon request. For more information, please contact us directly.

Ascenda is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We thank you for your understanding that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Join us on our mission to make loyalty simple and rewarding for everyone, everywhere.


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