Executive Assistant at Truss
ANYWHERE IN THE US /
Truss is tackling strategically tough, transformative technical problems for large government agencies, Fortune 500 and late-stage venture-backed companies. We use modern development practices to build software, streamline infrastructure, and train others through shoulder to shoulder exposure to our teams. We have earned a reputation with our clients for pragmatism, autonomy, expertise and trust. We extend these values to our strong relationships with contractors, partners and employees, because we believe this is fundamental to doing great work. Truss was named one of the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in 2020 and 2021.
In the next five years, Truss is looking to increase headcount 2 to 3x (currently at a 130 headcount), graduate into the large business government contracting category, and have a larger market share of both private and public sector contracts. We have been a remote-first organization since our inception in 2012 and are eager to continue being an industry leader in salary transparency, providing a sustainable work environment, and advocating for diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging within our organization.
As an Executive Assistant at Truss, you will…Work directly with the Chief Executive Officer of Truss to ensure the executive has efficient support. Influence the operations of a newly formed team of EAs in supporting the operational needs of the organization.
As the Executive Assistant to the CEO of Truss, you will manage the founders calendar, email, and social media presence to ensure their calendar and day-to-day activities move smoothly.
This Executive Assistant will be a part of a newly formed team of EA’s and will report directly to the Business Administrator. You will collaborate with of three to four Executive Assistants to support smooth operations of the organization.
THE SKILL SET
Possess proactive communication skills and ability to fully support their leader. Prior experience supporting C-level executives in a remote technology organization. Sound judgment regarding confidential and sensitive matters. Proven ability to meet multiple and/or unexpected deadlines in a demanding environment. Social media account management is a plus. Promote process improvement: Challenge the status quo, ask critical questions, share knowledge and encourage others to do so as wellAbility to take and deliver accurate messages; respond to requests by gathering and providing information and referring non-routine calls to the appropriate staff. Commitment to excellence – perform duties at the highest level possible on a consistent basis.
Note: If you’re not sure if you have 100% of these skills, we still encourage you to apply if you think you might be a good fit.
OUTCOME 1: Support CEO day-to-day
- Coordinate with third parties such as clients and consultants on behalf of the CEO
- Oversee the CEO’s calendar including tracking company priorities and making decisions informed by those priorities
- Facilitate travel arrangements as needed
- Thoughtfully take the initiative to communicate over Slack in a way that helps people feel heard and seen, not overlooked
- Be resilient to changes, unflappable
- Strong competency in a remote-first environment
OTCOME 2 – Ensure Operational Excellence
- Become well acquainted with our Leadership Team – the individuals and their business needs – in order to assess what kind of administrative support is needed
- Improve administrative and operational needs of the CEO to create a collaborative relationship.
OUTCOME 3 – Manage Social Media Presence
- Understand a variety of social media landscapes and the desired presence and engagement for them
- Curate a social media posting cadence on behalf of the CEO to ensure activity and engagement across desired platforms.
Eligibility: You must be eligible to work in the US. Unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor work visas at this time.
Truss is a federal contractor and as such must adhere to executive order 14042 for the Covid Vaccination mandate regarding federal contractors. Upon employment, Truss will request proof of vaccination. If a medical or religious accommodation is needed, a discussion can be held with our People Operations department.
** A note from Truss: We know you’re likely experiencing a lot of disruption as our nation (and our world) responds to COVID-19 and other events – we’re experiencing it, too. During video interviews, you’ll likely see more of our human side. Family members, partners, kids, and pets are home with some of us! We promise to be present and engaged, but we may be a little…harried. It’s OK if you are, too – we understand that everyone is experiencing extra stress right now. If you have any questions along the way, please let us know, and stay healthy and safe. **