Job opening: Next-level Top Personal Assistant, Sr. Chairman Holding Int. Start-up, NL-Arnhem (40 hrs/wk)!

Are you the enterprising top Personal Assistant we are looking for? Diplomatic, with a natural business acumen, and a penchant for international start-ups? Do you aspire to assist an experienced and well-known entrepreneur from the NL-Arnhem area in furthering sustainable, renewable energy ambitions? Innovative, international, and future groundbreaking? If you identify well with this description, we would be delighted to receive your application including CV, concise motivation, and recent digital (passport) photo via,  by Monday, May 20, 2024 Noon (also see the role information below).

We look forward to meeting you!

Assisting excellent leadership. Through attention, focus and quality.





   The job opening in brief

As a driven Personal Assistant, you will assist and support an esteemed entrepreneur from the NL-Arnhem region in spearheading a groundbreaking venture focused on the widespread implementation of sustainable, renewable energy. Operating within his holding company, you will provide comprehensive 1:1 support, managing tasks from inception to completion. With the project backed by investors and poised for national and international exposure, your position demands meticulous stakeholder management, unwavering professionalism, utmost discretion, and adept task coordination.


The core values guiding all activities of this entrepreneur are: initiative, innovation, internationality, dynamism, and future groundbreaking. Close, sustainable collaboration is central, as well as achieving high-quality standards, short communication lines, and clear agreements at every level. The internal culture of the organization(s) within the holding of this sr. Chairman/entrepreneur can be best described as reliable, involved, solution-oriented, fast, and adaptable.

What is the sr. Chairman/entrepreneur offering?

In addition to the opportunity to help facilitate sustainable, large-scale applications in renewable energy both within and outside the Netherlands, this sr. Chairman/entrepreneur offers excellent primary and fringe benefits. These include a salary indication between € 5,000.00 and approximately € 6,500.00 gross per month (exact compensation to be agreed upon, depending on experience and background), a lease car, mobile phone, and laptop. All based on a permanent employment contract for 40 hours per week, and a dynamic and inspiring environment where no day is the same!


   The role

As a next-level top personal assistant, you will assist and support an inspiring entrepreneur in his capacity as sr. Chairman of a holding company of an international start-up in sustainable, renewable energy. Your responsibilities will focus strongly on proactivity, progress monitoring, forward-thinking, and identifying, initiating, and coordinating actions to be taken.

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

  • Strategic business partnership;
  • Primary point of contact, both internally and externally;
  • Refined email, calendar, time, and travel management and accompanying during business trips (US, Latin America, and China), when necessary;
  • Screening and organizing incoming information and calls, including priority management;
  • Optimally streamlining and structuring work processes and daily operations;
  • Independently resolving most questions and challenges whenever possible;
  • Preparing, planning, organizing, coordinating, and taking minutes of meetings and calls, including follow-up;
  • Project and expense management, including coordination of management;
  • Email handling and coordinating information flows;
  • Delving into processes, procedures, and regulations;
  • Assisting in managing, structuring, and professionalizing office organization;
  • All other related, broad business support tasks.

   The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate is a top PA ‘par excellence’. You have approximately 15 years of relevant professional experience, are discreet, and flexible. You are ready to assist an experienced Chairman/entrepreneur in realizing challenging, new growth ambitions sustainably. You possess an energetic  business mindset, and have high values and norms. In case of sudden changes or urgency, you are available 24/7. You are tech-savvy, have a passion for working in a startup environment, and like to bring out the best version of yourself. Stakeholder engagement is your specialty, and you work with precision and accuracy. It is your goal to organize and manage the life of a dynamic entrepreneur in a structured and organized manner. Naturally, you are proactive, resilient, and able to quickly place matters into the right perspective. You are diplomatic, naturally business interested , and have an affinity for renewable energy. You enjoy being the driving force behind the success of a high-performance niche start-up. In short, your heart lies in providing first-class Personal Assistance and in sustainably helping to realize challenging growth ambitions. Exceptionally adaptable and impactful!

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


  • Interest in and affinity with the international world of renewable energy;
  • Preferably VWO, followed by a completed Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Executive Support, Hotel Management, or Business Administration;
  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant work experience in a professional environment;
  • Interest in and affinity with marketing communication is an advantage;
  • Excellent command of the Dutch and English language, both spoken and written;
  • Excellent command of MSOffice; tech-savvy;
  • You want nothing more than to commit to a top team for an extended period.


  • At home in a dynamic, innovative, and pioneering world;
  • Committed to society and sustainable development (SDGs);
  • Flexible, proactive, and decisive (taking initiative);
  • Pleasantly assertive with an eye for detail;
  • Entrepreneurial, accessible, and substantive;
  • Organizationally sensitive and involved;
  • Quality and service-oriented;
  • Representative with a good work ethic.

    Application information 

In summary, are you eager to help this inspiring and passionate sr. Chairman/entrepreneur realize challenging, new growth ambitions in renewable energy? Sustainable, innovative, international, and future groundbreaking? Do you have a preference for the world of start-ups, an interest in renewable energy, and do you recognize yourself well in the profile outlined above? Then we would be delighted to receive your application including CV, motivation, and salary indication by May 20, 2024, noon, via

We look forward to meeting you!


The search for this vacancy is exclusively handled by SMEENK’S Top Personal Assistants. 

Application process

  • Deadline applications: May 20, 2024 at 12:00 Noon;
  • Initial meetings with SMEENK’S Top Personal Assistants, NL-Laag-Keppel, NL-Arnhem/online: ideally w/c May 20, 2024; TBD;
  • Interviews with sr. Chairman NL-Arnhem: ideally w/c May 27, 2024; TBD;
  • Start date: ideally July 1st, 2024; TBD;
  • Type of employment contract: Permanent (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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