Executive Assistant

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March 3, 2021

About the role:

We are seeking an outstanding Executive Assistant to join our virtual global team who will report to be the Managing Director and Founder of Potential Project, Rasmus Hougaard. The main task will be to proactively manage and organize his calendar and facilitate and prioritize internal communication. There is potential to grow the role and participate in strategic projects. 

Specific to this role, it is essential to be service oriented and have a strong attention to detail, the ability to deliver work to a high-quality standard and to exhibit excellent virtual communication skills. Interest in and practice of mindfulness is an important requirement to fit our organizational culture.

We are looking for someone who can commit to 35 hours per week Monday through Friday. This position is ideally suited to someone in the CET time zone. Please note we can only accept self-employed applicants as this is a contract position.

Areas of Priority: 

  • Proactively manage and organize daily calendars
  • Manage the CEO’s inbox and phone calls
  • Plan appointments and events and make travel arrangements
  • Point of contact for clients and internally on behalf of CEO
  • Collaborate across EA team in the delivery of priorities
  • Facilitate internal communication (distribute information and schedule presentations)
  • Managing Meeting Agendas with Partners/Board

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • A purpose driven spirit, aligned with our mission of contributing to a more peaceful, kinder world
  • Proven work experience as an executive assistant for Chief Officer roles
  • Solid experience with office management tools, including MS Teams, Zoom and Zoho CRM
  • Flexibility to be able to respond to fast changing circumstances
  • Experience exercising discretion and confidentiality with sensitive company information
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to think proactively and prioritize work
  • Proactive, can-do mindset that can operate autonomously
  • Demonstrates a highly collaborative, service oriented, team-player mind-set
  • Can thrive working independently in a virtual, global organization
  • An excellent level of English, fluent in both spoken and written is essential
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Having a daily personal meditation practice

We Offer: 

  • An important and influential role in a highly purpose-driven, rapidly growing, international organization passionate about creating a more human world of work by harnessing people’s full potential of their mind.
  • Opportunity to work in a highly collaborative, mindful, collegial work context with amazing colleagues from all over the world.
  • Opportunity to go on mindfulness retreats and balance work with practice.
  • Ability to work from home.

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ABOUT POTENTIAL PROJECT

At Potential Project, we are on a mission to make work feel more human. In this new world of work, people are focused, calm and resilient, even happy at work.  There is time for connection and compassion for one another, even on the busiest days. This new world begins inside, in the mind.  

Potential Project is a global consulting and professional services company that partners with organizations to uncover the power of the mind – how it is wired and how to rewire it for new behaviors and different outcomes. Our specialty is to leverage mindfulness and other practices grounded in neuroscience and research to enable more human leadership and greater performance, innovation and resilience.

We are present in 28 countries with a network of 200 consultants and facilitators, and we serve hundreds of forward-thinking companies like McKinsey, IKEA, Unilever, Cisco, LEGO and Microsoft.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested, please send your CV and a motivation letter to recruitment@potentialproject.com. Please refer to the job title in your e-mail subject.

Your contact person for this recruitment is Michaela Kress.

Potential Project is a people centered company.It is what we teach and what we live. We insist on our team having a truly human experience of their work. Potential Project has committed itself to inclusion, respect for difference, and fairness, and guarantees the same rights to all its team members to ensure the fullest degree of success for each individual and for the organization.

Please include also the following statement in your application:

“By sending my application (e-mail & CV, other document) I acknowledge and I accept that my data will be collected &processed by Potential Project International for the purpose of the recruitment process”.