Executive Assistant to the CEO

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 05-04-2016
Resilient Management is an expanding venture capital firm, in Vancouver, with a pioneering vision in health and wellness. As believers in making positive world impact, we operate and collaborate with a variety of health brands that include botanical consumer goods, scientific biofeedback research, technology, hospitality and a number of non-profits within Canada, US and Europe. We provide cutting edge solutions and hands-on expertise in innovating what health means to the world.
Want to work with us? You are an ideal fit if you are:  
  • Fueled by Passion. You are results-driven and creatively solve complex problems with a focused mindset, dedication to values, and a passionate heart.
  • A Challenger of the Impossible. Resilient Management is a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment where we constantly and collaboratively defy what is ‘possible’.   
  • Positive and bring fun to all that you do!


Executive Assistant (Full-Time)
Leaders can only thrive when supported by the finest of people. Resilient Management is in search of a supportive and highly organized multi-tasker to be our Executive Assistant to our Leadership group. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Executive Assistant works behind-the-scenes in order to ensure smooth flow and support the demands of a high-energy company.
The Executive Assistant manages the everyday and business life of our CEO by offering constant support. Day-to-day tasks tend to change constantly and the ability to flexibly adapt to a fast-paced environment is key. You will work independently, need to be resourceful, well-organized and be able to follow through on tasks without being prompted. There is no job too big or small when being the second-hand of our Executive Team.
Core Responsibilities
  • Strategically managing a highly dynamic calendar - you know where the highest value for the CEO at all times and utilizes the calendar as a tool to achieve this
  • You are the point person - Liaise with executives within the organization to preload on meetings and support in the achievement of their objectives
  • Maintain and expand a high social capital network for the CEO - track connections, send engaging follow-ups and find creative ways to connect with leading minds in the world
  • Oversees the Executive Office team (which may include PA’s, junior EA’s, etc) on duties such as coordinating travel, organizing events, overseeing renovations, personal errands, meal arrangements, etc
  • Special projects in non-profit, quantified consciousness, biometrics, and wellness
  • Travelling as required (or desired) - accompany the executives to some the world’s most beautiful places!
  • Assisting in preparation and collection of work such as agendas, presentations and other materials to be relied upon by the CEO in a visually easy-to-consume format
  • Managing personal financial staff, facilitating investments and other administrative duties which may include legal oversight
  • Handles details of a highly confidential and critical nature in a professional and discrete manner  
  • Manages the executive office inbox as the CEO
Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in working with a fast-paced, results-oriented CEO
  • Flexibility in availability and work hours
  • Superior communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically in Excel
  • Self-motivated - able to work under minimal supervision
  • Strong ability to work under pressure and multi-task various priorities
  • High energy and positive attitude
Why work with Resilient?
  • Flexible Work Environment
  • Career Growth within a quick-paced, entrepreneurial culture
  • Health & Dental Benefits
  • Competitive Compensation Package with huge potential for growth


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength that diversity brings to a workplace. All qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply.
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