Administrative Assistant at Newsela
As a true partner to members of our Executive Leadership team, the Administrative Assistant will effectively manage the team’s calendars, travel schedules, and expenses (including tracking the use of corporate credit cards to ensure timely and accurate reconciliations). You will manage communications related to meetings, event planning, board meetings, and interviews; and you’ll provide backup support to the CEO as needed.
Why You’ll Love This Role
This will be the first Administrative Assistant for Newsela Exec Team so you get to help define the role and set the standard for the future. You’ll partner and support executives across Sales, Marketing, Community, Product, Technology, Content, and Human Resources. Blending your customer-centric mindset and innate ability to multitask with acute attention to detail, you will be an important catalyst to enabling our rapid growth through operational efficiency. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work closely with a passionate and driven leadership team who is helping shape the future of K-12 education.
Why We’ll Love You
You bring 3+ years experience supporting multiple Senior Executives at a high-growth startup. You use your phenomenal project and event management skills to flawlessly juggle several moving pieces at once. You are extremely competent in Google Suite, Microsoft Office, Slack, and other productivity tools. You use your impeccable time management skills to prioritize tasks in order of importance, and deliver support to the rest of your team. You are highly responsive, flexible, adaptable, have great communication and interpersonal skills, and are committed to supporting a mission-driven company.
Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that combines engaging, leveled content with integrated formative assessments and insights to supercharge engagement and learning in every subject. Students and teachers use Newsela to find digital content from 100+ of the best sources—from National Geographic to NASA, Biography.com to Encyclopedia Britannica, the Washington Post to the Wichita Eagle. Content is instructionalized to meet students where they are, with interactive tools and analytics to take them where they want to go. Newsela has become an essential solution for schools and districts, with a presence in over 90% of U.S. K-12 schools. Newsela is the content platform for the connected classroom.