Executive Operations Partner
Software Engineering & Product
Posted on 3/20/2023
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience supporting VPs or executives
  • Excellent follow-up skills and desire to manage up
  • Discernment - ability to determine priorities
  • Proactive mindset
  • G Suite proficiency
  • A true desire to control chaos and the resourcefulness to make it happen
  • Outstanding communication skills, including the ability to comprehend and give instructions, how to gracefully shift priorities, and how to stay focused when faced with competing requests
  • Supporting 4-5 VPs within our Software Engineering and Product departments, ensuring that Planet's goals and objectives are accomplished, operations run efficiently, and that we are upholding Planet's mission
  • Lighten their load by providing smooth calendar management, prioritizing tasks and methodically organizing requests, ensuring smooth day-to-day operations
  • Be the eyes and ears of the team by working closely with others in the organization, fielding requests and concerns, run point for scheduling and expense reporting, and anticipate team needs in advance of meetings, conferences, etc
  • Act as a liaison across departments, working closely with Planet's executive assistants to triage work and coordinate deliverables across company goals and priorities
  • Evaluate and assist in developing policies and procedures for improved work flow amongst the executive assistant team and anticipate future needs as Planet grows
Desired Qualifications
  • Urgency barometer: the ability to react with appropriate levels of urgency to situations and events that require quick response or turnaround
  • An appreciation of humankind, including understanding ways to express and communicate with a variety of people (We are all in this together)
  • Teamwork mentality while working with other assistants to coordinate busy schedules
  • Willingness to ask questions, learn and have a keen sense of curiosity
Satellite imaging for Earth
Company Overview
Planet is an aerospace and data analytics company that builds small satellites and delivers information about the changing planet.