Beanstalk

Great tasting produce, farmed around the corner

Executive Assistant at Beanstalk

Location
Herndon, VA
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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Jack Ross
Jack Ross
Founder

About the role

About You

You want to use your experience to bring locally grown food into your community. You love helping people achieve their goals and believe every person counts when it comes to solving problems. You have exacting attention to detail and consider yourself an excellent communicator. You love food, and you believe fresh produce is essential in creating happy and healthy communities.

About the Role

As Executive Assistant, you will work directly with Beanstalk’s Co-Founders to help them manage critical information, projects, and communication.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with managing and prioritizing the daily workload around emerging issues & key priorities, including preparing meeting materials, maintaining continuity in the executive's absence, and managing team processes
  • Conduct research projects and assist with the preparation of reports and presentations and their broader teams
  • Attend key meetings, take notes, and follow up on outstanding items
  • Manage email communications for the CEO and CTO, prioritizing and sending correspondence on their behalf when appropriate
  • Manage the work and personal calendars of the CEO and CTO
  • Organize large meetings and team professional events, socials, team off-sites, etc.
  • Arrange travel and logistics for all engagements of the executives, including reservations
  • Serve as the point person for office manager duties including maintenance, postal mail, supplies, equipment, bills, errands, shopping
  • Provide general support for office visitors, screen phone calls, requests, and inquiries
  • Maintain vendor invoice queue, including content checking & dispatching invoices

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of experience in a professional work environment
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment with an optimistic approach to work and life
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies, programs, and applications
  • Strong proficiency with GSuite (Gmail, Sheets, Docs, Drive, etc.)
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with a proactive work-style
  • Ability to proofread and edit documents & correspondence with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to effectively interact with customers, internal and external senior-level executives, and their assistants in a professional manner

Why you should join Beanstalk

Brothers, Michael and Jack, started Beanstalk as a solution to solve a local restaurant’s need for consistent, high-quality salad. In doing so, they created a new vertical farming technology capable of growing lettuces, spinach, basil, carrots, lavender, and more.

Beanstalk is at the nexus of industrial robotics, plant science, and the culinary arts. Our technology enables us to develop new products quickly, automate traditionally labor-intensive work, and connect consumers to fresh produce in ways not before seen.

We’re backed by top VCs and investors and looking for engineers, researchers, and operators that want to build the next generation of farms.

Want to join our team and grow the world’s consumption of fresh produce? Send your resume to careers@beanstlk.farm.

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