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Seeking a highly motivated, intelligent executive assistant with incredible problem solving skills.

RateTBD
Location Toronto, ON Canada (Anywhere)
Type of project Administration Administrative Assistant
Duration ongoing
Education required Some college/University
Years of experience
    2 - 5 years
Area of Specialization N/A
Languages required English
2019-02-15 Workhoppers Toronto ON
Description
Overview:
I am looking for a full-time assistant (ideally someone who has the flexibility to start part-time and then ramp up as we gain momentum) to help me stay accountable to myself and help execute a very busy agenda. (I run an air quality testing business). We are currently in the process of inventing the World’s first “smart” whole-home air filtration system. The role will be 90% business focused by there could be a bit of overlap on the personal side (help plan trips, parties, and alleviate some of the burden of my day to day life. If you're smart, resourceful, and hard working, I'd love to get to know you!


Here is a bit of media with some more about my professional life.
http://www.canadianbusiness.com/fort-mcmurray-after-the-fire/
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/restoration-companies-poised-to-help-fort-mcmurray-fix-fire-damage/article30257506/
https://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=234486

The Job:

Assistant to take on a variety of tasks, including:
- AMAZING NOTE TAKER , I am a huge voice noter, and I also summarize a lot of amazing content. If you were the kid in school who loved using different colour highlighters and making things look pretty and organized, were going to get along great :-)
- Triaging and responding to emails
- Project management with operators of companies
- Coordinate lunches with other entrepreneurs
- Comfortable getting a hang of new SaaS tools.
- Help organize my day to day schedule and help me stay on top of my deliverables
Initial pay will depend on experience and fit.

The Candidate (i.e. You):
Let me start off by saying, I have never worked with an A-Player in this role before. I have friends who have amazing executives and assistants and I am highly motivated to get some help myself. I know my impact could be exponentially greater with the right support.
Because of how varied and unpredictable your day to day tasks might end up being, versatility, resourcefulness, and adaptability are key. You need to be a quick study who can figure things out, and whose first reaction to something new is "I can figure out how to do that". You need to be on the ball and responsible, so you can take direction without being micromanaged. You LOVE checklists. And there's no place for ego in this role, as tasks will range from super-sensitive to super-mundane. Finally, and most importantly, you must be 100% fluent in English, and have strong written communication skills.
To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you think you're a good fit for the position, and why you think the position is a good fit for you.

What’s in it for you :-) ?
I will start off by saying, my happy place in life is helping other grows, I am incredibly strong with automations and building systems. I often say “I know what to do, I just don’t know how to do it” - this
is why I want someone who is WAY better than me at the things I am not good at!
A couple other quotes of mine that I try and live by:
"If you like your calendar, you like your life"
"I’d rather be optimistic in people than pessimistic in life"

I will invest a ton of time mentoring you and helping you grow. My motto is if you ever want to leave, the door is always open. I just hope you think highly enough of me and my team that you’d want us involved if you ever decide to start your own thing.
I will hold nothing back with respect to financials, tips and tricks i’ve used to build and scale multi-million dollar businesses. The same way I will expect references from you, I will provide the same - I invite you to speak to my team and ask why they work here? And how they're mentorship and personal support has gone.

The chance to make a difference:
Our core focus with the air filtration business is helping kids breathe better and making seasonal allergies optional, if this mission is important to you, come help us solve the problem.


A little warning…
Our hiring process is pretty rigorous, we strongly believe that you are only as strong as your weakest link. We are a tribe and we choose our members wisely. This process will be roughly 5-7 days long and will include:
Quick problem solving tasks
Personality tests
Typing tests
Culture interviews.
If you have what it takes, I look forward to seeing you on the other side!
Specific schedule:
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