JW Player is hiring an

Executive Assistant

New York, United States

JW Player is looking to hire a talented, resourceful and self-motivated Executive Assistant to provide administrative support to our President and Chief Revenue Officer.

The right candidate will have a strong sense of urgency and the ability to work independently on assignments with sound judgment as well as a strong sense of ownership and bias for action. Having great organization skills and the ability to switch gears at a moment’s notice will ensure success. A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals inside and outside the company is imperative.

In this role you will:

  • Act as the primary point of contact for those in need of reaching or meeting with the President and CRO, prioritizing conflicting needs as they arise, and problem-solve.
  • Heavy calendar management, including extensive meeting coordination, both internally and externally.
  • Serve as a kind, but firm gatekeeper.
  • International and domestic travel arrangements.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Occasional event booking, coordination, and confirmation.
  • Basic administrative duties, such as completing and submitting expense reports, making catering arrangements for meetings, and arranging car service.
  • Assist in the gathering & preparation of meeting materials and assets.
  • Organizing and maintaining client contacts
  • Drafting correspondence

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to anticipate needs and pro-actively address them with little to no supervision or prompting.
  • 2+ years’ experience supporting a “C” or Managing Director level
  • Strong ability to build relationships throughout an organization.
  • Takes pride in work, exhibiting accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment; self-motivated
  • Ability to complete a high volume of tasks with minimal direction
  • Eagerness to learn the business.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to treat confidential information with care and discretion
  • Proficient in Google Apps and MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Company Overview

If you've watched video on the web, you already know us. JW Player is a venture-funded, online video software company based in Manhattan. Our flagship product, the JW Player, is deployed on over 2 million websites and streams billions of videos each month.  Started in 2008 as the world’s first open source video player, today the company’s customers span the globe across 193 countries and range from Fortune 500 companies to individual bloggers. We’re busy innovating for the future by actively hiring smart, motivated, and innovation-driven people! Come help us imagine and define what comes next! jwplayer.com/careers