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Executive Assistant

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Executive Assistant

At Obvious, we're looking for a Executive Assistant who can be a supportive force that empowers our C-suite.

Full-time · Bengaluru, India

About the job

Every day in the life of an Executive Assistant at Obvious is a day of problem-solving that puts exceptional communication and juggling skills to the test. The dynamic nature of our industry means there’s an abundance of exciting opportunities for growth and experiments. As the co-founder’s right-hand person, you'll be a force multiplier for Obvious’ senior leadership and help them function at their best, always. Plus, you get to do it all in the company of some of the most sought-after designers, engineers and creatives in the country.

This is a glimpse of what work as an Executive Assistant at Obvious might look like.

This could be you!

What you will do

  • Manage incoming and outgoing communication for the co-founder, including calendar invites and emails
  • Plan and orchestrate work to ensure that senior executives’ priorities are met, organisational goals are achieved, and best practices are upheld
  • Facilitate the co-founder’s interactions with folks within and outside the organisation
  • Provide support for meetings and events, including taking minutes, preparing agendas, and coordinating logistics
  • Assist as needed on projects the co-founder owns or is driving across the organisation
  • Engage with Obvious’ C-suite level leadership as your First Team and lend your strengths to meet growth objectives

    What you will need

    • 2+ years of experience, preferably in an executive assistant, administrative support or team lead capacity
    • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines on multiple concurrent projects
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels of the organisation
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion
    • Willingness to adapt to direction changes and shifting goalposts

    What you will get

    • A dedicated spot in a culture-centric, principle-driven, equal-opportunity organisation
    • Guidance and mentorship directly from the executive suite
    • A lit-up path towards sought-after leadership roles of the time
    • An environment to practice compass leadership in and learn as you go along
    • The freedom to nurture methods and practices that create outcomes
    • Free access to mental health support and comprehensive family healthcare
    • A learning budget to splurge on whatever you need to grow personally and professionally
    • The newest tech to enable your best creative work
    • A seat with your name on it in our sprawling central Bengaluru office
    • Regular offsites, customised goodie bags, surprise coffee-tasting sessions, and more

    Apply for the job

    Do you want to join our team as our new Executive Assistant? Then we'd love to hear about you!

    We are committed to inclusive hiring and encourage womxn and folks from underrepresented backgrounds to apply for this role.