Executive Assistant to CEO

Nest, Bahrain

Brief Description

Nest is a full service innovation platform that empowers startups to build transformational solutions by tapping into ecosystems and resources around the world. We work in thriving startup ecosystems to deliver focused programmes helping startups grow their business and achieve collaborative opportunities with leading corporates, gaining commercial validation and traction.

  • Obtain experience by immersing yourself in a growing startup ecosystem
  • Proactively connect leading people, ideas and resources across continents
  • Work as part of a global team across 8 countries in Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Europe
  • Coordinate daily calendar of CEO
  • Plan appointments and events
  • Act as the main point of contact between CEO (primary function), plus broader management team (secondary) and employees / external clients
  • Create reports and update internal databases (including CEO’s contacts)
  • Book CEO’s travel schedule
  • Help manage CEO’s emails, prioritisation and draft replies
  • Respond in a timely manner to management queries
  • Facilitate internal communication (e.g. distribute information and schedule presentations)
  • Suggest more efficient ways to run the office and troubleshoot malfunctions
  • Review and recommend changes to company policies
  • Troubleshoot and resolve operational issues related to local business of Nest’s Bahrain office (e.g. banks / connectivity / office related)
  • Support Nest's communications with local public and private institutions
  • Strong attention to detail and communication skills
  • ‘As native’ fluency in English language writing
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritise tasks and work under time pressure
  • Capability to work easily with characterful people from diverse backgrounds, plus multinational corporates, financial institutions, and government bodies
  • Motivation to be proactive in working style, constantly learn and improve
  • Experience in working with virtual teams across multiple regions
  • Knowledge of local Bahraini practices and customs required to execute business
  • Fluency in English and Arabic

The compensation package of our new hire will vary depending on experience – we mold roles to inspire and challenge our team to learn and develop!

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to careers@nest.vc.