Virtual Assistant - Experienced English Teacher - Freelancer (Remote - Philippines, India, South America)

Remote /
Work with Startups – Special Projects /
Company Description
Mechanism Ventures is an early-stage venture firm that works hands-on with entrepreneurs to cofound, fund, and scale ambitious companies.

In the Mechanism model, we work with entrepreneurs to identify and validate ideas before
investment. We then provide the growth expertise to gain early traction as well as the business support to create positive unit economics, profitability, and scale.

The Mechanism team has a track record of investing in and cofounding multiple $100M+
revenue companies.

Position Description
We are hiring a Virtual Assistant. As a valued member of the Mechanism Ventures team, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks aimed at helping Mechanism and our portfolio companies scale into world-class organizations. We are currently a team of 14 and looking to expand.

What You'll Do

    • Assist with email outreach.
    • Respond to emails.
    • Help with link-building projects as needed. 
    • Assist with prospecting.
    • Conduct internet research.
    • Summarize information on spreadsheets.
    • Other business tasks and projects as needed.

Skill Requirements

    • Excellent command of written and spoken English (spelling, grammar and syntax).
    • Excellent understanding of spoken English and common idioms including the ability to transcribe it accurately from voice memos.
    • Detail-oriented.
    • Ability to do research online and concisely summarize information in Google Sheets.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Ability to be trustworthy, efficient, and confidential to protect privacy.
    • Ability to write professional emails to facilitate outreach and responses.
    • Familiarity with Google Sheets (including functions), Google Docs, Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Calendar.
    • Experience as a virtual assistant is a plus but is not required.

Who You Are

    • You are able to make complicated things simple and foster an environment of rapid execution, learning, and fun.
    • You are entrepreneurial and relentlessly resourceful.
    • You are able to rapidly context switch as you work across vastly different industries and growth challenges.
    • You are a team player who can collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders of varying levels of knowledge.

Time Commitment
You should be available 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time or Pacific Time (or anything in between), depending on the needs of the business.

This is a fully remote position. We operate as a distributed team and can work from anywhere.