Executive Assistant

As the CEO’s most trusted partner,  you will provide exceptional support by managing high volume business requests in a fast paced startup.  You’ll be  supporting everything from calendaring to reporting processes and cross-functional team collaboration, allowing you to gain exposure to all facets of the business. Last but not least,  you must exhibit high EQ and a demonstrated ability to perform duties with a high level of professionalism, tact, discretion, and judgement. Sound like a fit? We’d love to meet you!

Clara is a modern, proven, technology-enabled lender backed by top venture capital firms. Based in Downtown San Francisco, we’re a diverse team of professionals with backgrounds that bring together the best of Silicon Valley tech, financial services, the mortgage industry and the federal government - a rare combination that uniquely positions us to solve the biggest problem in consumer finance. Come join us!


  • Maintain sensitive and complex calendars, requiring coordination with CEO’s professional and personal calendars
  • Schedule domestic/international travel with impeccable attention to detail
  • Ensure CEO is prepared for all meetings and events, and assist with preparation of materials
  • Find new and efficient ways to create and maintain systems and processes to help maximize the CEO’s time, including weekly reporting, goal setting, and team meetings
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, proactively identifying and filling gaps
  • Develop a deep understanding of the team and field requests and inquiries from members, making a point to be available and approachable to everyone
  • Demonstrate composure, tact and flexibility, regardless of competing priorities
  • Back up receptionist when needed: greet incoming clients, cover in-house logistics using various shipping carriers - UPS, FedEx, USPS and mail couriers and messengers, answer incoming calls
  • Maintain budgets and purchasing orders for team and company-wide events; monthly expense filing
  • Planning, setup and execution of company parties, management offsites, and office events
  • Frequent interaction and coordination with C-Level leaders and Board Members (specific experience with scheduling and coordinating board meetings is a plus)


  • Bachelor's degree with 3-5+ years in Executive Assistant position
  • Innate passion for learning, enjoys taking on new tasks and projects, and excels at being mindful of details
  • Intuitive nature and demonstrated ability to make tactful and thoughtful decisions in fast paced work environment
  • “No task too big or small” self-motivated mentality
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Knowledge of Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Ppt, etc)

Meet Some of Clara's Employees

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Software Engineer

Brian builds technological architecture to optimize Clara’s workflow processes. His work supports internal company operations, allowing Sales and Mortgage Operations Teams to be more efficient with their time.

Bryan D.

Head of Compliance & Risk Management

Bryan is responsible for ensuring that Clara adheres to regulatory compliance requirements in order to protect the organization, its borrowers, and its employees.

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