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.

This Executive Assistant position will be reporting directly to and supporting our Chief Strategy Officer, as well as providing support for the entire Product and Strategy team. Your responsibilities will include creation of various PowerPoint presentations, scheduling for executive calendars, travel logistics, event and meeting planning/coordination, and communication with a wide variety of internal and external contacts at all levels. You must be able to work autonomously with little or no supervision and be excited about the idea of being hands on and learning as you go. This is an amazing opportunity to work with leaders in the New York tech scene and be a part of an innovative, fast paced culture.

Responsibilities

* Manage the day-to-day needs of the Chief Strategy Officer and heads of the Product and Strategy department so they are well informed, prepared and organized for all internal and external meetings and events

* Build extensive and informative PowerPoint presentations

* Extensive individual and team calendar management and travel arrangements

* Liaise with C-level Executives, assistants and staff to facilitate meetings, dinners, events, etc.

* Lead event planning for the Product and Strategy team

* Work with People Operations and Facilities on projects related to moves, new hires, and other office functions

* Assist across Yext departments on company events, quarterly meetings, etc.

Minimum Requirements

* BA/BS degree

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills involving high-level communications with internal and external contacts

* Exceptional organizational and project management skills -- ability to organize work and tasks; attention to detail and excellent follow-through

* Exceptional interpersonal, speaking and writing skills

* 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

* Strong desire to learn and grow within the Product and Strategy department

* Expertise with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Google Apps (Mail, Calendar, Drive)

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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