Executive Assistant, (digital) start-up company, Amsterdam



Our client is a start-up with focus on digital innovation within their industry. They closely cooperate with clients and stakeholders at a worldwide leading level. The company recently established their Headquarters in Amsterdam (Center) with the ambition to extend rapidly. Currently we are looking for a pro-active, hands on, internationally oriented Executive Assistant with entrepreneurial skills who enjoys setting up the office in a professional manner.


As an Executive Assistant you will be responsible for in all secretarial and organisational tasks for this start-up. You mainly support the Managing Director when it comes to calender management and all (complex) travel arrangements. As he travels very frequently, you are able to anticipate on several matters independently. You take pleasure in creating standardization of procedures and act as a first contactperson. You are also involved in new hirements and facilitate new (expat)colleagues. You are responsible for the preparation of documents and presentations and you coordinate (closely together with the branding & marketing agency) social media postings. You arrange (international) events, conferences workshops and all other meetings. In this position, you will have an unique opportunity for personal and professional development. You will gain an incredible insight into the particular industry, engaging with stakeholders and colleagues at all levels of the association and build a robust global network.

Ideal candidate

You are an intelligent all-round Executive Assistant with entrepreneurial skills and affinity with digitalization. You have a high standard of self motivation and you take initiative where possible. You are able to multitask at all times with a committed approach to service and precision in execution. You have a refined eye for quality and detail. Your interpersonal skills are excellent. Prioritize, planning and dealing with ambiguity are second nature. You demonstrate a high level of ethics, professionalism and confidentiality. You are used to working independently and you are comfortable with changes in a dynamic, fast-paced start- up environment.


• HBO level. • At least 7 years experience as an Executive Assistant within an international company. • Proven experience within both a corporate environment as well as a small company. • Fluency in English, Dutch is and other languages (like German, French, Japanese, etc.) is an advantage. • Excellent MS office skills. • Full time, 40 hrs. per week available. • Living in the nearby area of Amsterdam (travelling with public transport).


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