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Upwork Needs an Experienced Executive Assistant to Support Its Head of HR

Upwork, an on-demand freelance marketplace, is hiring an experienced administrative assistant to support the company’s head of HR.

You’ll need at least four years of experience in a similar role supporting C-level executives, ideally HR execs.

The job requires a strong work ethic. “This role is not for the faint hearted — you will be in the thick of it with our HR team,” the listing states.

Executive Assistant at Upwork

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the calendar and work flow of Upwork’s chief people (HR) officer.
  • Creating briefs, meeting agendas, follow-up plans and meeting-minute documents.
  • Partnering closely with the legal team, communications team and other teams as needed.

Applicants for this position must have:

  • Four or more years of experience in a similar role supporting C-level executives.
  • Experience with G Suite software.
  • The ability to meet deadlines and to pivot in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match.
  • Unlimited paid time off.
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Monthly fitness reimbursement.

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Adam Hardy is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. He writes about the gig economy and legit work-from-home jobs. Read his ​latest stories, or say hi on Twitter @hardyjournalism.