Executive Assistant to the CEO

New York, NY
Eight Sleep is the first sleep fitness company. At Eight Sleep we design products at the forefront of sleep innovation. Our mission is to power human potential through better sleep, using innovative technology, detailed design, and proven science and data to personalize and improve each night for everybody—changing the way people sleep forever and for better. Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors including Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator, it was named by Fast Company in 2018 as one of the Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics.

We've just launched our temperature-regulated smart bed, the Pod. It's an absolute game changer, improving people's health and happiness by changing the way they sleep. Early feedback is great, but we still have a long way to go toward achieving our mission. 

That's why are looking for an exceptional Executive Assistant to the CEO who is hyper-organized and excels at logistical and communication related tasks. This role reports directly to the CEO and Co-Founder, Matteo Franceschetti, a three-time company founder and leader in the start-up space. You’re a great fit if you have a record of anticipating executives needs and helping make their lives run seamlessly.

How you’ll contribute:

    • Maintain CEO's personal and professional calendar
    • Understand CEO and Eight Sleep priorities to proactively drive scheduling decisions, often jumping in out of hours to assist with logistical support
    • Coordinate travel and accommodation arrangements both domestically and internationally
    • Lead special projects, as directed
    • Act as Office Manager, building processes and being the go-to person to ensure the office runs smoothly
    • Provide general support to visitors and other external inquiries
    • Manage personal errands for the CEO as needed
    • Maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality when handling sensitive matters

What you need to succeed:

    • 3-6 years of experience as an Executive Assistant (preferably for a C-level executive) in a fast-growing environment
    • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to multitask in a fast paced atmosphere
    • Highly motivated and capable of turning around tasks quickly and efficiently
    • Ability to learn new concepts quickly
    • Strong computer skills using Google Suite
    • A high bar for quality; self-starter eager to exceed objectives and take on more responsibility as needed
    • High tolerance for ambiguity with a bias for action

Bonus points for:

    • Genuine interest to grow with us as we grow
    • Having worked in a start-up or scrappy environment 

Why you’ll love Eight:

    • We’re a tight-knit, passionate team that’s working to improve people’s lives
    • Leadership is committed to employees’ wellness and career development
    • You’ll get a better night sleep every night; all full-time employees receive the Pod
    • Flexible, generous PTO 
    • 100% employer contribution for medical/dental/vision insurance
    • Discounted gym memberships, commuter benefits
    • Weekly team happy hours and lunches
    • Office snacks
At Eight Sleep we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our values by ensuring everyone feels they can flourish and grow. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.