Executive Assistant

 

About UPshow

UPshow is the leading in-venue social media display network in the United States.  With thousands of screens in venues (health clubs, restaurants, sports bars, and leading family attractions like Navy Pier) across the country, UPshow allows patrons to display their social media posts instantly on TVs within the venue. UPshow gives businesses a vastly increased social media presence by maximizing the customer posts inside their venues. In doing so, we enable businesses to automatically build a database of customers that they can connect with over social media, invite back, and encourage to stay longer and spend more.

 

About the Role

UPshow is looking for an Executive Assistant to support the day-to-day needs of our CEO.  This person will be highly organized, has a positive, “can do” attitude, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

 

Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities for the Executive Assistant to the CEO include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Managing the CEO’s calendar, including prioritizing his meetings and anticipating/clearing any conflicts.

  • Organizing external and internal meetings, executive networking events, and speaking engagements.

  • Serving as the point person for all communication with the UPshow team.

  • Making frequent travel arrangements.

  • Preparing expense reports in accordance with company policy.

  • Assisting with other special projects and duties as needed.

 

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

  • Highly organized – Extremely strong attention to detail, resourceful and effectively completes tasks in a timely manner without follow-up.

  • Strong time management skills – Highly capable at multi-tasking, problem-solving, and prioritizing tasks independently.

  • Excellent communication skills – Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills – This person will interface with the entire UPshow team and external stakeholders and should work well in a team environment.

  • High integrity – Has a high level of professionalism and can effectively handle confidential or sensitive information with discretion.

  • Adaptability – This person should be energized and excited by working in a fast-paced environment and be able to effectively manage priorities as changes occur.  

Preferred Skills + Experience:

  • High school degree or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in executive assistant or administrative assistant roles.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and G-suite.

 

What is UPshow?

1. We are on a rapid growth trajectory

2. We want you to grow with the company

3. We offer opportunities to earn equity

4. We are a well-funded technology startup

5. We have a strong leadership team

6. We have an awesome product

7. We have an international footprint of customers

8. We embody the scrappy startup culture that we’ve built & cultivated

9. We never have a dull day because our plates are always full

10. We are located in the heart of downtown Chicago at Franklin and Randolph

 

How to apply

Send your resume to jobs@upshow.tv. The company and team we are building is important to us, so please include a note explaining what you’ve been doing and why you would make a great addition to our team.

 

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— Steven Brown, GM, Thirsty Nickel