Sr. Executive Assistant- Contractor at BigCommerce

| Austin
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BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce, named a 2019 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is looking for a Sr. Executive Assistant. The Sr. Executive Assistant will leverage their superior organizational and communication skills to provide administrative support to our Executive leadership team with their fast-paced schedules through calendar management, travel planning, reporting, budgeting, research, presentation preparation and other important tasks.

What You’ll Do
  • Manage work and personal calendars for multiple C-level executives across multiple timezones including scheduling and prioritizing on their behalf on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis
  • Coordinate travel including flights, hotels, ground transportation and itinerary planning for domestic and international travel
  • In-office administration duties as required (meeting preparation, team communication, team contests, meet ups, etc). 
  • Communicate regularly with executives both locally and remotely via email, phone and video conferencing
  • Manage and screen incoming/outgoing (e)mail and telephone calls
  • Organize team outings and social events 
  • Prepare expense reports & reconciliations for executives you support and work with internal accounts payable team
  • Collate and distribute agendas, sometimes at the last minute
  • Establish, develop, maintain and update filing systems and documents; including but not limited to the company data room and Executives’ files. Retrieve information from files when needed. 
  • Prepare materials for meetings on behalf of executives support, including MSWord, Powerpoint, etc.
  • Organize lunches, purchases, banking errands and paying bills
  • Works independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects.
  • Acts as project manager for special projects, at the request of the executive, which may include: planning and coordinating multiple presentations, disseminating information, research, and maintaining team accountability, etc.
Who You Are
  • 5+ years experience in an administrative experience supporting a senior executive
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to communicate with people at all levels, regardless of role
  • Experience with the Google Apps product suite (email, calendar, hangouts and docs) and microsoft office suite.
  • A great attitude and high energy with values that align with our corporate culture
  • A "leave it with me, I'll get it done" attitude
  • Solutions-oriented - A 5% focus on the problem and a 95% focus on the solution
  • Ability to be organized while juggling multiple balls in the air at all times
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and remain calm
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all matters

Diversity & Inclusion at BigCommerce

We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.

Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • JavaLanguages
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    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
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    • SpringFrameworks
    • jQueryFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
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    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS


Our HQ is set amongst trees and nature trails in the beautiful hills of Austin. We also have a location downtown at 211 E 7th St Suite 500, 78701.

What are BigCommerce Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
We encourage our employees to give back to our local communities through volunteer work. BigCommerce provides two paid Charity/Volunteering Leave days per calendar year to all permanent employees.
Partners with Nonprofits
Each year, the BC family partners with Partnerships for Children to help kids in the Austin area who have been taken from their homes and are living in protective custody during the holidays.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We empower employees to define our culture in the areas of Wellness, Community/Volunteering and Team Building through our BigCommerce Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
National United HealthCare PPO & HDHP plan options with deductibles as low as $500, coverage up to 100% for in-network services and low monthly premiums
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Subsidized placement services for child care.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Career mentorship is available.
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams. Competitive compensation packages. Pet Insurance. Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one. Open vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrued time off policy for hourly team members. Employee-driven team building activities like hackathons, paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, movie nights, river floats, etc. Peer to peer rewards and recognition program. Paid parental leave and adoption assistance for new parents. Employer-paid life insurance and disability coverage. Educational assistance for qualified pre- and post-grad courses.

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