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Executive Assistant at A Cloud Guru

Melbourne, VIC

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We’re a company founded by engineers, comprised of engineers, building the world’s largest cloud learning and transformation platform with a bold mission – giving individuals and businesses the chance to change their trajectory. Our fun and engaging courses have helped 1 million+ students learn to cloud, and we’re just getting started.

Working at A Cloud Guru

We’re a smart, quirky, tight-knit team who’s passionate about our purpose, who works hard, learns together, and laughs together. We look for people who are excited to work with purpose, who can add their own unique quirkiness to our own. We’re proud to say we champion diversity and inclusivity are committed to making coming to work an enjoyable experience for all.

Our values

  • Champion our customers: We connect with and truly care about our customers
  • Be thoughtful but decisive: We move swiftly and confidently with grounded logic
  • Learn all the things: We bring insatiable curiosity to our roles every day
  • Be hungry, stay humble: We always bring our A-game, never our ego
  • Keep it fun: Above all, have fun and make 'em smile!

Our people matter to us. We understand that everyone has family, friends and interests outside of their careers so our employees can access a whole host of perks and benefits that include:

  • 5 weeks of annual leave per year
  • Generous gender neutral paid parental leave
  • A Cloud Guru Idea Hours - We set aside 2 hours per week to learn something new!
  • Quarterly cumulative education allowance
  • Salary packaging options through our partner Maxxia
  • Catered lunch two times a week
  • A well stocked fridge, kitchen, and espresso machine!

The Executive Assistant role

This role will be responsible for leading and managing strategic initiatives on behalf of the Chief of Staff and CEO.

We are looking for someone who can

  • Report into the Chief of Staff to support the CEO’s Executive Office
  • Provide day to day administrative support to the CEO and Senior VP of Product & Engineering
  • Support the CEO’s, SVP’s and COS’ day-to-day calendar strategy and management, travel coordination, and expense management
  • Assist the Chief of Staff with prioritisation of time for the CEO and manage his calendar to reflect the highest areas of priority as agreed with the Chief of Staff 
  • Assist the Chief of Staff with the planning and logistics of activities including our monthly All Hands and regional Open Houses, monthly and quarterly planning sessions, annual strategic off-sites, customer meetings, board meetings and more
  • Assist with the review of all internal and external communications to ensure appropriate feedback and follow up is carried out under the direction of the Chief of Staff  
  • Assist the Chief of Staff on research and background material compilation as required
  • Partner with the Chief of Staff on strategic initiatives including OKRs, internal communications, and organisational health and culture
  • Act as a liaison both internally and externally, while maintaining a sense of professionalism at all times

About you

We're looking for a passionate, talented Executive Assistant who loves continuous learning to join our team.

We're looking for someone who has

  • Previous experience as an EA to a C-level executive, within a fast-paced global organisation. Must understand the nuances and challenges of managing a globally dispersed Executive team - this is a non-negotiable. 
  • Experience predicting executive needs and resolving time management issues to ensure goals are met
  • Exceptional organisational skills coupled with impeccable attention to detail
  • A strong sense of urgency with a bias towards action
  • Ability to anticipate ever-changing needs and manage competing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to draft, edit, and proofread emails and presentation materials
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as it relates to upcoming staffing changes, product development, and non-public information
  • Enjoys working with executives in a fast-paced environment preferably in technology, media, internet or related companies
  • Quick learner with the ability to quickly pick up and adapt to new technology
  • A positive outlook while interacting with all levels of employees, investors, and customers

Does this sound like you? Want to help us teach the world to cloud? Get in touch, we’d love to talk.

Our crew

Our team is spread across the globe, primarily in the US, Australia and the UK. This role will be based in our shiny new office in Melbourne, Australia.

A Cloud Guru is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and welcome all to join the team. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age. At A Cloud Guru, we champion diversity and know that an inclusive environment is critical to our success.

About A Cloud Guru

Office address

  • 31 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Company size

201-500 people

Founded in

2015

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