Full-Time

Short Description:

Executive Assistant/Community Manager/Chief Happiness/Happenings Officer.

Summary:

An experienced, discreet, sharp, efficient, and detail oriented executive assistant to the CEO and the team. Your contributions are critical to our success as a well oiled and efficient ‘forever startup’.

Its a publicly declared goal that Koniku *must* be company that is *joy* to work in. Therefore we must pay attention to it and incentivize it on a daily basis, so someone needs to pay heed to the daily happiness of the team – to make sure people are in a good shape.

You have an innate ability to maintain composure in an extremely fast paced
environment. You are a reference point in an environment of constant change. You can make your voice heard and take charge as needed.

The ideal candidate requires minimal supervision. Having a STEM background is desired (B.Sc. or M.Sc) but not required. A keen interest in neuroscience would be invaluable to help you connect.

Detailed Job Description:

  • Perform clerical functions such as arranging meetings/conference calls, scheduling appointments for CEO and leadership team.
  • Prepare meeting notices, minutes, and statistical information. Organize follow up with staff, customers and investors.
  • Supervise and place orders of all office supplies, stamps, paper supplies and copy machine supplies.
  • Own and manage the entire office complex, maintain a professional posture in the office/building, handle reception and related matters.
  • Manage press correspondence, keep social media accounts relevant
    Organize lab visits and tours. Answer questions, handle inquiries and refer to appropriate sub—teams.
  • Attend Management & Board meetings and take minutes and distribute.
    Maintain, update, organize, and file correspondence, documents and verifying
    completeness, storage and retrieval.
  • Arrange travel, maintain and review travel guidelines.

Additional Requirements

Willing to work overtime and weekends as needed is a must. To conform to ITAR regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a (3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Note that Koniku is an Equal Opportunity Employer; We hire for individual competence, retain on results, advance for excellence — no exceptions.

Please send application materials to cv@koniku.io.  We are especially keen on examples of previous side projects or main body of work which demonstrate your interests and commitment.

Be Part of the Revolution!

Next program starts Winter 2017. Applications due October 15th!