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Executive Assistant - Product, Design, Technology (Remote)

Remote, East Coast


Quick take: Axios is a media company dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring an Executive Assistant to join our Operations team and support our Product, Design & Technology (PDT) team and CTO.


Why it matters: Axios technology powers the reach of our journalism, the ways we drive revenue, and how we work internally. Because PDT underpins every part of Axios, it relies on seamless communication and exceptional efficiency. This new role will support our CTO to ensure Product, Design, Data and Technology accomplish ambitious goals and drive Axios success.


Go deeper: This role will create impact with the following responsibilities:

  • Provide individual support to the CTO in administrative tasks including scheduling, expense management, travel, and coordination with other departments on logistical needs
  • Drive efficiency for PDT through great meeting discipline, time and calendar management, and overall team organization
  • Own internal PDT communications and team activities, ranging from All Hands meetings to retreats to regular newsletters
  • Initiate and own other special projects that support PDT success
  • Support team recognition and celebration initiatives


The details: Ideal candidates will have a passion for Axios’ mission and the following experience:

  • 2+ years in administrative roles
  • Enthusiasm for and adeptness at scheduling and calendar management (preferably with Google Suite)
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate across multiple teams
  • Attention to detail and time management
  • Experience organizing executive logistics like travel, expense reports, speaking engagements, and team communications
  • Organized record-keeping, including meeting notes and team documentation
  • Strong project management skills and a proactive, autonomous approach
  • Commitment to using discretion when handling sensitive information


Don’t forget:

  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Commuter benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture


Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events


Base salary for this role is in the range of $80,000 - $100,000 and is dependent on numerous factors, including but not limited to location, work experience, and skills. This range does not include other compensation benefits.


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement


Axios is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.


This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Axios makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

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Growth & Learning
Rise from Within
Empathetic
BENEFITS & PERKS
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Mental Health Resources
Paid Time-Off
Paid Holidays
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Family Medical Leave
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WFH Reimbursements
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DEPARTMENTS
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SECTOR
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TEAM SIZE
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LOCATION
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DATE POSTED
September 20, 2023

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