Warby Parker is hiring an

Executive Assistant to the Co-CEOs

New York, United States

Warby Parker’s Executive Assistant is responsible for supporting the company’s co-CEOs in an administrative capacity, and going above and beyond to ensure that their days run smoothly. The employee’s main priorities are a) maintaining the co-CEOs' calendars, b) scheduling meetings and coordinating travel, c) anticipating co-CEO needs before (and during!) each workday, d) supporting Warby Parker's internal communications efforts, and e) supporting internal and external Warby Parker events.

The Executive Assistant will schedule all meetings and personal engagements requested of our co-CEOs. He or she will be the point of contact for Warby Parker’s most important supporters and friends, thus high energy and appropriate communication is of the utmost importance. 

The Executive Assistant must prepare Warby Parker’s executives before each workday. Co-CEO timeliness is dependent upon thorough preparation and consistent reminders. 

Internal communication has become a critical part of Warby Parker's daily operations. The Executive Assistant is responsible for leading a number of related efforts, which include compiling the company's Weekly newsletter, all-hands meeting, quarterly retail videos and more.         

What you’ll do:

  • Schedule meetings and travel involving Warby Parker’s co-founders and co-CEOs 
  • Greet all Warby Parker co-CEO guests
  • Email and maintain relationships with Warby Parker’s most important contacts
  • Complete any additional administrative tasks required of the Corporate and Communications departments
  • Coordinate Warby Parker’s Weekly Team Meeting
  • Compile/write, edit and send Warby Weekly
  • Anticipate all co-CEO needs
  • Vet and coordinate co-CEO speaking engagements
  • Support the Communications team as they coordinate and schedule co-CEO media engagements
  • Plan internal and external events, as needed

Who you are:

  • Incredibly detail-oriented (almost to a fault)
  • Emotionally intelligent and naturally empathetic
  • Drawn to supporting others – it's what makes you happy!
  • A passionate ambassador of the brand
  • Cucumber-cool under pressure
  • An “I’ll do anything” go-getter
  • An incredible writer with impeccable brand tone
  • A team player
  • An optimistic, high-energy employee (with or without coffee)
  • An excellent juggler (in the task sense)
  • Have 1+ years of experience in an administrative and/or office managerial position

About Warby Parker:

Warby Parker is a transformative lifestyle brand with a lofty objective: to offer designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially conscious businesses. By engaging directly with consumers, we’re able to offer ultra-high-quality, vintage-inspired frames for $95 including prescription lenses and shipping.  We focus on the bigger picture, too: social innovation is woven into the DNA of our company, and for every pair of glasses purchased, a pair is distributed to someone in need.

Because all work and no play makes a dull office, we fill our days with snacks, surprises, pneumatic tubes, and, when appropriate, costumes. As a team member at Warby Parker, you can also look forward to company outings, guest speakers, volunteering opportunities, and brain-stimulating activities.

In 2015, Fast Company named us the #1 Most Innovative Company. We’re also a certified B Corporation, which means that we are held to the highest standards of social and environmental performance.

Some benefits and perks of working at Warby Parker:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Flexible “My Time” vacation policy
  • Parental leave policy 
  • Retirement savings plan (401k)
  • Free eyewear (discounts for friends and family!)
  • Health & wellness stipend
  • Quarterly team outings