At Khan Academy, we have an incredible mission--“to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere”--and we need an incredible team to accomplish it. With the support of the Gates Foundation, Google, and other leading philanthropists, we are developing the world’s first free virtual school and providing millions of students with the educational resources they need to succeed.
We are looking for a positive, energetic, organized, and dependable Executive Assistant to join our team. The Executive Assistant will provide comprehensive administrative and operational support for members of our Senior Leadership team.
We currently have a 6-month contract opening with a start date in early April. This position is full-time during that term and is benefits eligible.
Manage busy and complex calendars
Coordinate internal and external meetings
Triage email efficiently and effectively
Coordinate travel arrangements (domestic and international)
Prepare expense reports and summaries
Maintain paper and digital files
Assist with special projects as needed
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience)
1-2 years of administrative experience
Ability to take initiative as well as direction
Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritizing effectively
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment
Positive, can-do attitude and ability to remain calm under pressure
WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS
We may be a non-profit, but we reward our talented team well!
Competitive salaries and annual bonuses
Ample paid time off as needed – we are about getting things done, not face time
Delicious catered lunch daily plus tons of snacks and beverages
The opportunity to work on high-impact software and programs that are already defining the future of education
Great location: walking distance to Caltrain and downtown Mountain View
Awesome team events and weekly board game nights
A fun, high-caliber team that trusts you and gives you the freedom to be brilliant
Oh, and we offer all those other typical benefits as well: 401(k) + 4% matching & comprehensive insurance including medical, dental, vision, and life
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, disability, or veteran status.