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Executive Assistant (R&D)

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San Jose

Signifyd leads the world in bringing the insights, innovation and compassion required to foster fearless commerce in a time of increasing digital threats. Working with some of the industry’s most recognizable retailers and brands, we are focused on using technology to enhance customer lifetime value and protect enterprises from fraud so they can focus on growing their business. 

We process billions in ecommerce transactions annually through our Commerce Network of thousands of merchants selling in more than 100 countries. We focus every day on harnessing machine learning and artificial intelligence in more powerful ways to maximize our customers’ revenue and their security. None of that happens without the right people.

Our team’s strength is in its diversity and its acceptance of new ideas and new ways to look at old challenges. We are dedicated disruptors designing a new world of commerce at scale. We know humans are not one-dimensional and we celebrate the uniqueness each individual brings to the problems we solve and the culture we create.

One of the hottest VC-backed startups in Silicon Valley, Signifyd is looking to hire a dynamic, polished and experienced Executive Assistant to provide high-level support to our Research and Development executives. This individual must act as an ambassador and liaison for the leaders they support to the rest of the company and to external contacts, so the position requires poise, excellent communication skills, tact and professionalism in the face of challenges and pressure. Confidence, adaptability and positivity are imperative!

Activities & Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day administrative support to the Chief Product Officer and R&D Vice Presidents
  • Effectively manage a heavy, complex calendar, travel schedule and all communication related to meetings, conference calls, invitations, event planning, board meetings and interviews, and keep their executives on time for all obligations throughout the day
  • Respond to myriad meeting requests that require frequent re-prioritization 
  • Communicate changes and information to other parties courteously and effectively
  • Assist in preparing and managing presentations and proposals
  • Conserve your executives’ time by reading, researching and routing correspondence effectively 
  • Coordinate interdepartmental meetings and communications
  • Process expense reports and invoices as needed
  • Be responsive to emails and phone calls, including correspondence outside of normal business hours
  • Always use discretion, confidentiality and good judgment to handle matters
  • Balance the development of a professional and polished representation of the CPO and company both internally and externally, while also building an internal experience that is approachable and friendly
  • Schedule R&D-wide (100+ people) social events, summits, and meetings

Requirements & Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of increasing Executive Support experience in a fast-paced, growth-oriented tech company, with 2+ at the VP level or above 
  • Impeccable organization and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to build and maintain strong rapport with executives and colleagues
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload effectively
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Excel, Word) and G Suite
  • Sound independent judgment and problem solving skills
  • Highly self-motivated and dependable work ethic
  • Ability to work well and maintain composure under pressure
  • Combination of both startup and large technology company experience is a major plus


(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $80,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. 
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired into our offices in Colorado.

Benefits in the USA:

  • 4-day workweek
  • Discretionary Time Off Policy (Unlimited!)
  • Talkspace Online Therapy Membership
  • Dedicated learning budget through Learnerbly
  • 401K Match
  • Stock Options
  • Annual Performance Bonus or Commissions
  • Paid Parental Leave (12 weeks)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Company Social Events
  • Signifyd Swag

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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