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Executive Assistant

| Seattle

At Remitly, we help immigrant communities around the world send over $6 billion a year to their loved ones. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. Our vision is to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.

Remitly is looking for a bright and inventive Executive Assistant to join our team. This is an opportunity to contribute to the success of a fast-growing start-up by providing seamless support to the Executive Leadership Team.

Role & Responsibilities:

Administrative

  • Support a diverse group of executives
  • Manage complex calendars, schedule and prioritize meetings
  • Develop a deep understanding of business priorities and proactively manage executive’s time in a way that promotes productivity and efficiency
  • Manage coordination and submission of expense reports
  • Organize, prioritize and appropriately handle time-sensitive, confidential information and ensure action required is addressed in a timely manner

Planning

  • Coordinate international and domestic travel
  • Organize and manage events from team to company-level

Communication

  • Responsible for drafting team and company-wide communications

Project work

  • Track and help drive completion of key deliverables and follow up on outstanding items
  • Take on ad hoc projects on behalf of the executive team, and drive toward completion
  • Help identify and execute on solutions for organizational inefficiencies

The ideal candidate:

  • Is detail oriented and organized
  • Is an experienced planner
  • Is tech-savvy
  • Has a consistent track record of effectively working with senior management and collaborating across departments
  • Has excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Is independent, but also works well in a team setting
  • Has the ability to shift gears at a moment’s notice
  • Has a demonstrated track record of being successful in a fast-paced environment, and is comfortable with ambiguity
  • Has 3+ years experience managing complex calendars
  • Has a demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Handles confidential information with discretion and sound judgment
  • Has a Bachelor’s degree
  • Has a strong working knowledge of contemporary collaboration and productivity tools - Google suite of products, Slack, Box - in addition to Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a fast-growing, global tech company
  • Experience supporting director+ level executives
  • Project management experience

Who we are:

Remitly is the largest independent digital remittance company headquartered in the United States, transferring over $6 billion in annualized volume from its customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia to loved ones throughout the world. The company’s proprietary global transfer network includes its easy-to-use mobile app, which makes the process of sending money faster, easier, more transparent and less costly by eliminating the forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees typical of the traditional, century-old money transfer process. Remitly is backed by industry-leading investors, World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), Naspers’ PayU, Silicon Valley Bank, Stripes Group, DFJ, DN Capital, QED Investors, Trilogy Equity Partners, Bezos Expeditions, Founders’ Co-Op, and TomorrowVentures. The company is headquartered in Seattle, with additional offices in London, the Philippines, and Nicaragua. For more information, visit remitly.com.

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at Remitly are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Remitly is an eVerify Employer.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Remitly is in the heart of downtown Seattle. Situated near tons of bars and restaurants, with easy access to public transport, it's an ideal location.

What are Remitly Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Remitly's executive leadership is as diverse as our staff, and our Director of Diversity & Inclusion is focused on continuous improvement of our D&I initiatives.
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Company sponsored family events
Remitly sponsors family-oriented events semi-annually (e.g., holiday party and company picnic).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
All King County-based employees receive the ORCA Card transportation benefit on day one. The ORCA Card can be used on all regular buses, Regional Rail, and a few other modes of transportation.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Remitly has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and the flavored Bevi water you can handle.
Parking
We offer employees a parking subsidy in the building's below-ground garage.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Remitly hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $1000 annualy for continuing education.
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