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Job opening: Next-level Top Personal Assistant, CEO enviolo, NL-Amsterdam (36-40 hrs/wk)!

Are you an exceptional executive personal assistant, driven by a passion to promote a healthier lifestyle on a global scale? By contributing to more enjoyable biking experiences, in every city, every day? Do qualities such as passion, loyalty, authenticity, entrepreneurship, and joy characterize you perfectly? Are you currently residing in NL-Amsterdam or its direct vicinity, fluent in both Dutch and English? And can you envision yourself seamlessly fitting into the profile outlined below? If so, we would be delighted to receive your application, including your resume and a brief motivation letter via maartje.smeenk@smeenks.com, by Monday, April 22nd, 2024 Noon (also see the role information below).

We look forward to meeting you!

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JOB OPENING: NEXT-LEVEL TOP PERSONAL ASSISTANT, CEO ENVIOLO, NL-AMSTERDAM (36-40 hrs/wk)

 

   The organization

enviolo, headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is a global organization specializing in continuously variable shifting system-technology for bicycles, especially e-bikes. Envisioning a world where their products and services empower every bike manufacturer to build bikes that change people’s lifestyles, enviolo has developed a range of stepless shifting hubs that meets various rider needs. By promoting a healthy lifestyle through a more enjoyable biking experience, where cyclists can concentrate less on shifting and more on their ride, enviolo aims to increase bicycle usage worldwide. Working alongside OEM and retail partners, the organization strives for strategic collaborations to further expand its premium niche. Currently, more than 100 OEM brands produce enviolo-equipped bikes, with over 1 million consumers enjoying their bicycle rides to the fullest.

Operating under the distinctive concept of ‘Move People Better’, approximately 75 passionate employees in the Netherlands and the US, are empowering bike manufacturers and cyclists to move better. In every city, every day.

Culture

The core values that guide all activities of this international, sporty quality player are: passionate, loyal, authentic, entrepreneurial and joyful. Close collaboration with its stakeholders is central, as well as achieving a high quality standard, maintaining short communication lines, and establishing clear agreements at every level. Its internal culture can best be described as dynamic, sporty, knowledgeable, international, down-to-earth, transparent, reliable and warm businesslike.

What is enviolo offering?

In addition to the opportunity to empower bike manufacturers to build bikes that change people’s lifestyles in every city, every day, enviolo offers good primary and fringe benefits. Some of their benefits include 25 holiday days based on a 40-hour work week (exclusive of 10 subsidized additional days to create paid time off for all team members), healthy lunches and wellness benefits, including a monthly contribution towards wellness or fitness subscriptions, a bike subsidy program and reimbursement for commute travel expenses. All this, alongside an inspiring and passionate CEO and team, where no day is the same!

 

   The role

The role of top personal assistant to enviolo’s CEO involves providing proactive assistance, maintaining a keen attention to detail, and efficiently coordinating tasks from start to finish. This includes anticipating needs, overseeing progress and initiating actions accordingly.

As to this role’s main responsibilities, you can expect:

  • Role of strategic business partner;
  • Complex calendar and time management;
  • Organizing and coordinating travel arrangements, visa, and itineraries;
  • Screening and organizing information, calls and e-mails;
  • Resolving most questions and challenges independently, taking or coordinating the most appropriate action, referring only the most complex issues to higher levels;
  • Streamlining, structuring and ensuring a smooth daily work flow;
  • Preparing, planning and organizing various meetings and calls;
  • Taking minutes, recording action items and decisions, including follow-up control;
  • Delving into processes and procedures;
  • Preparing presentations, e-mails and documents;
  • Further professionalizing the office organization;
  • E-archiving;
  • Performing all other miscellaneous, broad assisting and supporting tasks, as needed.

 

   The ideal candidate

As an energetic professional with an international mindset and high values and standards, you prefer functioning in ‘the eye of the storm’. Passionate about working alongside fast-paced professionals in a dynamic environment, and nimble. You are highly accurate and an expert in the field of connecting people, both within and outside your team and organization. You make sure ‘your’ busy CEOs business life runs as smoothly as possible. You have excellent interpersonal skills and proceed in a structured and well-organized manner. It goes without saying that you are proactive, immune to stress, and a true team player. Half a word is sufficient for you, and you easily place matters into perspective, even during peak load. You have previously demonstrated your ability to handle confidential information, have a great eye for detail, and a well-developed sense of business politics and diplomacy. You have a positive mindset, and show a natural interest in ‘how organizations are designed’. You welcome the opportunity of thinking along with and ahead of your CEO and team, committing yourself to achieving their organizational goals and objectives as efficiently and effectively as possible. Your heart is in business support, and you enjoy giving it your utmost.

The ideal candidate identifies well with the following criteria and competencies:

Criteria

  • Interest in and affinity with Enviolo’s international bicycle-quality world;
  • Education: Preferably pre-university education (VWO), followed by a completed Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Executive Support, Hotel Management or Business Administration;
  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience in a professional environment;
  • Excellent command of the Dutch and English language, both written and verbal;
  • Excellent proficiency in Google Workspace; tech-savvy;
  • Especially after seeing the video below, you can hardly wait to optimally start contributing to ‘Move People Better’!
 

Competencies

  • Familiar with innovative trends and pioneering;
  • Familiar with sustainable development (SDGs);
  • Flexible, proactive, and decisive (taking initiative);
  • Pleasantly assertive with great attention to detail;
  • Entrepreneurial and accessible;
  • Integral, organizationally sensitive, and involved;
  • Quality and service-oriented, even under pressure;
  • Result-oriented, both independently and with a team;
  • Representative and good work ethic.

 

    Application information 

In summary, are you eager to join forces with this inspiring and passionate new CEO to further propel the organization towards its future-proof growth ambitions? To start promoting healthy lifestyles, through a more enjoyable biking experience, in every city, every day? In a passionate, loyal, authentic, entrepreneurial and joyful manner? And do you recognize yourself seamlessly in the profile outlined above? Then we eagerly await your application. Please include your resume, motivation letter, and remuneration expectations by April 22nd, 2024, noon, via maartje.smeenk@smeenks.com.

Exclusivity

The search for this vacancy is exclusively handled by SMEENK’S Top Personal Assistants. Direct applications to enviolo or any of its subsidiaries or partnerships, will not be processed.

Application process

  • Deadline applications: April 22nd, 2024 at 12:00 Noon;
  • Initial meetings with SMEENK’S Top Personal Assistants, NL-Amsterdam/online: ideally w/c April 22nd, 2024; TBD;
  • Interviews with Enviolo’s CEO, NL-Amsterdam: ideally w/c April 22nd, 2024; TBD;
  • Start date: ideally June 1st, 2024; TBD;
  • Type of employment contract: Permanent (36-40 hrs/wk).

About SMEENK’S Top Personal Assistants, your intermediairy

SMEENK’S Top Personal Assistants is the Netherlands’ premier executive PA-search specialist for excellent leadership. We find the right, next-level top personal assistants as business partners for CEOs, enabling them an optimum focus on their areas of expertise, and on achieving sustainable corporate results. Exceptionally agile and impactful. Because we believe that attention, focus and quality are prerequisites for sustained corporate success.

And we are delighted to use our passion, expertise, and network for your benefit!

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