Executive Assistant

Operations /
Full-time /
At Proxima Fusion, we're driven by a bold mission – to redefine the future of sustainable energy. Our unique approach, built upon the groundbreaking W7-X stellarator and the latest advances in technology, paves the way for commercially viable fusion power plants.
Our work in stellarator optimization, powered by cutting-edge computation and machine learning, is propelling us into uncharted territories of fusion technology. New higher performance design points are unlocked by high temperature superconducting magnets and we're leveraging this technology with advanced computational design capabilities.
We're on a journey to redefine the energy landscape, ensuring a sustainable future for generations to come.

We are seeking a highly organised, detail-oriented individual who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and is passionate about supporting a team to achieve their best work. The role is especially suited for someone with a passion for technology, management of projects, communication (both internal and external), and a deep “can do” attitude.

If you have:

    • Work experience as an executive assistant, team assistant, administrator, or similar role;
    • Fluency in English and a good level of both written and spoken German (at least B2)
    • Outstanding organisational and time-management skills;
    • Strong project management skills, with the ability to support multiple projects simultaneously and driving them to successful completion;
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels.

You will help us:

    • Providing high-level support to the CEO, including managing schedules, preparing presentations, and conducting research as needed;
    • Maximising the CEO’s time by reading, researching, and routing correspondence, drafting emails and documents, collecting and analysing information and initiating phone calls on his behalf;
    • Formatting information for internal and external communication;
    • Organising and preparing for meetings, including gathering documents and taking minutes;
    • Maintaining various records and documents for the founders’ team.

In return, you will get:

    • Fulfilling Mission: Work on harnessing the universe's fundamental energy source that powers the stars. If you want to contribute directly to transforming the way we produce energy in the world, Proxima is the place to be.
    • Incredible Team: Join a mission-driven, team-oriented, excellence-seeking team from all over the globe. We're working on fusion to change the world and we thrive in a supportive and rewarding environment.
    • World-Leading Partners: We are supported by internationally renowned groups, industrial companies and technical advisors with experience built on groundbreaking fusion experiments.
    • Shared Success: Live the success of the company by taking part in a generous stock options program. We aim for every team member to feel a shared sense of ownership, responsibility, and pride.
    • Healthy Environment: We take care of each other, while pushing ourselves to our best - we are on a marathon, not a sprint. We offer language courses for team members and their families. Every team member receives a ticket for free public transport in Munich and on all regional trains in Germany.
Proxima Fusion is firmly committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse work environment. We embrace the principles of equality and stand against discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation.
Our organizational culture values and promotes equal opportunities for everyone, recognizing that a diverse team brings a richness of perspectives and contributes to our overall success. We encourage and welcome applications from candidates with various backgrounds, talents, and potential. Our selection process is solely based on individual merit, ensuring fair and impartial consideration for all applicants.