Aviron

Company Background:

Aviron, the experience-driven connected rowing machine built on an advanced gaming platform, has more than doubled top-line revenue every quarter for the last four quarters. The company was recently featured in US Weekly, PCMag, and Forbes called the rower “A phenomenal, intense rowing workout.” Aviron’s focus on utilizing gaming psychology to drive motivation, consistency, and fun for their users, positions them well-ahead of the gaming fitness trend and as the future of fitness entertainment. Aviron is backed by Y-Combinator (Dropbox, AirBnB, DoorDash), Global Founders Capital (Facebook, Slack, LinkedIn), and the co-founder of Oculus. Today, the Company is based in Toronto, Ontario but offers the ability for its employees to work remotely.

Position Overview:

At Aviron, we thrive when our people thrive. We are currently looking for an executive assistant to be the supportive force that empowers our senior leadership. The ideal person for the job will be a proactive problem solver with exceptional communication skills and meticulous attention to detail. He/She will have previous experience working in an office environment, performing administrative duties, and providing support to management. Given the changing nature of the executive landscape, we rely on our assistants for flexibility and foresight, while maintaining confidences related to high-level systems and operations.

Job Summary

  • Overseeing all incoming and outgoing communications, including emails, phone calls, reports, and internal correspondence
  • Filing important documents, such as reports, meeting notes, emails, and letters
  • Keeping the executive’s calendar up-to-date, including adding events, rescheduling appointments, and providing daily briefings
  • Acting as the gatekeeper for internal and external contacts, including vendors, colleagues, clients, and customers
  • Conducting research and creating reports on various topics based on the needs of the executive
  • Planning and organizing events that take place
  • Make travel and accommodation arrangements
  • Keeping important information and documents organized physically, and electronically
  • Act as an office manager

Qualifications

  • 2+ Years of experience as an Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant or similar role
  • Bachelor's degree or college diploma
  • Excellent MS Office knowledge
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to conduct research and create reports or presentations
  • Time management
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Aviron Values

  • Self-starter (entrepreneurial!)
  • Value the people (customers and employees)
  • Work hard and innovate with impact
  • Love to win
  • Be egoless
  • Don’t take yourself too seriously