Executive Assistant

  • BlockFi
  • Remote (New York, NY, USA)
  • May 31, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

What is BlockFi?

BlockFi’s mission is to provide liquidity, transparency and efficiency to digital financial markets by creating products that meet the needs of consumers and corporations across the globe. We build bridges between traditional finance and digital markets that enable growth for all participants.

We’re a team of builders and strivers, proud to champion financial inclusivity and offer economic opportunities around the globe. We provide the same inclusivity to our team members. BlockFi is a place where diversity is celebrated, individuality is recognized, and every single team member is valued. We are changing the status quo to be the first financial company that people love, and we rely on our people to make it happen! 

BlockFi is looking for an Executive Assistant to join our growing team!

Our quickly growing team needs an adaptable, reliable, super-organized Executive Assistant to provide C-level and general support. We are hyper-focused on building, maintaining and conveying our brand values and core mission on a global scale. In this role you will partner with key stakeholders across the team to keep them organized and on top of their rapidly evolving calendars, communicate with clients and partners on the team’s behalf as it relates to managing queries and meetings, and tackle new projects as they arise.

We’re looking for a proactive and resourceful problem-solver who thrives in a fast-paced, diverse environment. The right person will have deep integrity, meticulous attention to detail, and will embody BlockFi’s culture and values. Responsiveness and top-notch communication skills are essential. This is an exciting opportunity to join a quickly growing company where we truly believe our team is what makes us great. 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with other EA’s on the team to ensure streamlined processes 
  • Manage miscellaneous tasks, projects, requests, and events as they arise
  • Assist with requests for gift procurement and/or shipping
  • Manage calendars with clients, partners and teammates across time zones globally
  • Schedule calls, virtual meetings and manage inbound requests
  • Book travel (Flight, Visas, Hotel and Ground Transportation) and manage itineraries with an understanding of teams schedule and preferences, as well as country specific customs and etiquette
  • Track, organize, and submit expense reports
  • Proactively build, document and improve processes 
  • Develop an understanding and familiarity of clients, partners and miscellaneous business relationships so as to manage requests accordingly

Requirements

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect an ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Creative, proactive thinker who actively seeks solutions and process improvements
  • Fun, upbeat, confident; a good representative of company culture
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships easily and with authenticity
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of client service and response
  • Curious and eager to learn
  • Familiarity with G Suite and Zoom required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Docusign, Greenhouse and GitHub is helpful
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is helpful, but not required

Your Perks

We benefit from the great work our employees do each day. That is why we are committed to providing a variety of awesome benefits to help them live their best lives.

  • Competitive salary because we value your experience and expertise
  • Unlimited vacation / sick days because everyone deserves time for R&R
  • Employer contribution towards health coverage (including vision & dental) because your physical health and well-being is important to us 
  • Various fringe benefits such as 401k, Parental Leave, FSA/HSA, and Employee Assistance Programs because health coverage is more than just choosing your yearly plan 
  • Flexible work environment because we are a geographically dispersed team and we believe in balance
  • Pet insurance because all of your beloved family members should have coverage too
  • Weekly lunch stipend because there is such a thing as a free lunch! 
  • A close-knit team of enthusiastic, collegial and driven people to work alongside in a highly meritocratic environment because teamwork makes the dreamwork

Why BlockFi?

BlockFi has experienced incredible growth since our launch in August 2017. Our client base has grown to more than 225,000 (and counting), and the company now boasts more than $15 billion in assets on our platform. We recently completed a Series D funding round placing the company's valuation at $3 billion, and our team now has more than 500 people worldwide. We have established ourselves as a crypto market leader, and as we expand our product suite and geographic footprint, we expect our addressable market to grow exponentially.

BlockFi's leadership team has decades of experience in the traditional financial services and banking world, and we take a conservative approach to regulation that will position us well for sustainable long-term growth and expansion.

Our team is comprised of highly motivated professionals from diverse backgrounds. We are aiming to become the leading lender in crypto and are poised to redefine the global financial ecosystem for the better. In addition:

  • BlockFi is one of the first companies to ever offer crypto-backed loans and the only company whose founding team has an institutional understanding of the debt capital markets and regulatory landscape in the U.S.
  • $100 MM of Series A, B, and C funding led by Valar Ventures with participation from Susquehanna, Winklevoss Capital, Fidelity, Galaxy Digital, Akuna Capital, and Morgan Creek
  • $350 MM of Series D funding led by Bain Capital Ventures, partners of DST Global, Pomp Investments and Tiger Global
  • We are moving quickly and have already deployed substantial capital into the space, proving our ability to execute and capture customer demand