Executive Assistant

Who We Are Vangst is the cannabis industry’s hiring platform. Vangst helps cannabis companies find the talent they need to grow their business. From on-demand gig workers to trained & credential full-time employees, Vangst has built the industry’s go-to talent marketplace for all cannabis hiring. Vangst is proud to work with 1,200+ of the cannabis industry’s leading businesses. What you will do At Vangst, we thrive when our people thrive. We are currently seeking an Executive Assistant to be the supportive force that empowers our Executive Leadership Team (ELT). The Executive Assistant to the Vangst ELT is responsible for providing comprehensive support to senior leadership and managing the organization’s office operations. This dynamic position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.

Responsibilities

• Manage executives’ business & personal calendars • Attention to detail and quick responses required • Schedule meetings and appointments • Make travel and accommodation arrangements • Organize and manage travel and logistics for team events • Be flexible and okay with constant change (and a bit of chaos)• Manage travel arrangement for team for tradeshows • Take notes during meetings and send follow -up summaries to help stay organized and meet deadlines • Take ownership of company swag, gifts, etc. • Manage office and all office logistics • Order office furniture, snacks, etc. • Support team access cards in the office • Manage visitor and visitor access cards • Be actively involved in new hire onboarding including order laptops and other new hire logistics to ensure new hires have a successful start to their new job• Be available to contribute to various projects in the company

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.• Must be able to lift 20 pounds at times.• Communicating with others to exchange information.• Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.• Assessing the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.

Working Environment

Company Benefits & Perks • Competitive Base Salary & Commission • Unlimited Paid Time Off• Participation in company stock options• Company Sponsored Health, Dental, Vision, Long term disability insurance & Short -term disability insurance• 401(k) accounts• Healthcare Spending Accounts• Remote & Hybrid Work Environments• Access to free off -site workspaces• Flexible work schedules with approval from management, based on business needs Additional Details• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full -time basis.• Some travel may be required• Location: Position is available locally in Denver, Co, or remote nationally. • This is a full -time salaried exempt position

Experience

Who Should Apply • You have a “green -heart” for the cannabis industry• 5+ years of Executive Assistant experience at a fast -growing startup• Start -up hustle and mentality is a must. Startup experience is a big plus.• Comfortable handling a mixed portfolio of accounts, with mid -to -senior stakeholders • Solution -oriented mindset, problem -solving skills with the ability to develop quick, accurate situational awareness• Strong organizational, prioritization, collaboration, and communication skills• Ability to manage multiple relationships at once • Outstanding organizational and time management skills • Proven experience responding quickly and prioritizing speed while staying organized • Experience managing multiple calendars • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Experience with G Suite Products & Slack • Positive attitude and high energy – willingness to work with many moving pieces • You are adept at handling multiple competing priorities and duties in a fast -paced, results -driven, time -critical, rapidly changing environment with minimal daily oversight• You learn proactively, always seeking to improve yourself and your knowledge base.• You thrive in uncertain, rapidly changing environments – no two days will be the sameKey Attributes for Success• A resilient and entrepreneurial spirit with a growth mindset• A true team player willing to roll up your sleeves and do what needs to be done to succeed• Ability to work autonomously and take ownership• Able to create, maintain and build professional relationships and rapport• Have a sound knowledge of Executive Leadership Team (ELT) Operational Support• Flexibility

  • this role will be ever -changing

Education

• College degree in relevant field of study preferred, but not required or equivalent work experience

About Vangst

Vangst is cannabis industry's talent network. Our mission is to help the entire cannabis industry succeed by matching the best cannabis businesses with the best talent on the market. Since launching in 2016, we've helped over 1,500 cannabis businesses match with great talent, from full -time to temporary, and we're just getting started. We're aggressively growing our internal team and we'd love to meet you! Check out more about our company and all of our open jobs HERE!




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