Executive Assistant

Yext is the leading Digital Knowledge Management (DKM) platform. Yext's mission is to give companies control over their brand experiences across the digital universe of maps, apps, search engines, voice assistants, and other intelligent services that drive consumer discovery, decision, and action. Today, thousands of businesses including brands like Taco Bell, Rite Aid, and Steward Health use the Yext Knowledge Engine™ to manage their digital knowledge in order to boost brand engagement, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.

The Executive Assistant based out of our New York Office will support two sales leaders in Texas. Your responsibilities will include scheduling for executive calendars, travel logistics, meeting planning and coordination, and communication with a wide variety of internal and external contacts at all levels. They are enthusiastic, collaborative and willing to take on new and diverse projects. Additionally, they are well organized, effectively multi-task, prioritize, and have strong written and verbal communication skills.  

Responsibilities

  • Schedule and manage demanding calendars
  • Interact frequently and successfully with senior executives and other executive assistants across Yext on various matters
  • Arrange and coordinate complex travel schedules, accommodations, and all trip logistics
  • Coordinate, arrange, and run logistics for staff meetings and a variety of other Yext meetings, including preparing meeting materials ahead of time
  • Provide assistance and support on various projects
  • Handle and maintain highly confidential and sensitive information.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree
  • 3 years of high level, complex executive administration and project management work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including high-level communications with internal and external contacts
  • Ability to listen and simplify details depending upon target audience; ability to influence others
  • Exceptional ability to organize work and tasks; attention to detail and excellent follow-through
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment and execute effectively against multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of staff and executives within the company
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, anticipate needs and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Demonstrated passion for learning new things and continuous improvement
  • Direct experience dealing with sensitive and conflicting situations in a diplomatic manner; manage and de-escalate conflict appropriately, know when to delegate issues upward
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Google Apps (Mail, Calendar, Drive)
  • Experience making complex domestic travel arrangements

Compensation, Benefits & Perks

Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, 401k, unlimited snacks, daily meal allowance, flexible hours/paid time off, and excellent health/dental/vision insurance. We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, and collaborative. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together you can produce something special.

About  

Yext has been named a Best Place to Work by Fortune and Great Place to Work® as well as a Best Workplace for Women. Yext is headquartered in New York City with offices in Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, Geneva, London, Paris, Tyson's Corner, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Learn more about the Yext team and culture on the muse, our website, and our blog.

Yext is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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