Executive Assistant and Office Manager

| Greater LA Area
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The company 

Metropolis is an AI and computer vision start-up building the technological and real estate infrastructure to facilitate the future of mobility. 

Your opportunity 

This is your opportunity to join early and build something remarkable at the intersection of technology, mobility, and real estate. We are reimagining the parking experience today but developing an ecosystem to support all forms of mobility tomorrow; and if you have a passion for transforming the urban landscape to more intelligently facilitate EV charging, last mile transport, autonomous vehicles, and even electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL), please consider joining us. In fact, please come help us hire amazingly talented and wonderful people so that we can realize this vision together.

Our team

The Company is led by an experienced executive team with diverse backgrounds, including a successful LA-based tech founder, a technical leader from eHarmony and DogVacay, and senior professionals from major global financial services firms and the world’s leading mobility companies; our first-class engineering talent joins us from Google, Palantir, Rubicon Project, Honey, Canoo, and others. 

We approach life with wonder and curiosity. We’re inventors, skeptics and, at times, have been called crazy. We challenge one another with passion, from principle and with respect. But above all, we are relentless in our drive to build a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive culture.

The role

As part of a well-funded startup, the Executive Assistant and Office Manager will be exposed to a dynamic professional environment, an entrepreneurial culture and will be part of a fast-growing company.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Managing day-to-day office responsibilities for a start-up technology company
  • Supporting a small executive team with a wide range of administrative functions
  • Managing calendars including scheduling appointments, confirming meetings, coordinating with professionals from other companies
  • Coordinating with the finance & accounting team (invoices, expense tracking)
  • Coordinating travel arrangements including flights, cars, hotels and other reservations
  • Creating and/or proofing memos and other forms of external correspondence
  • Maintaining and organizing electronic files in Dropbox
  • Working on various ad-hoc projects including research requests and company events
  • Liaising with the company’s investors and high profile family offices and venture capital firms
  • Working with the Operations Lead to facilitating the on-boarding of new employees (review corporate policies, benefits, payroll)
  • Participating in company-wide recruiting efforts across a number of functions

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of professional experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Thrives in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience interacting with executives in the finance, real estate or technology industries
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Team player – energetic, enthusiastic and personable
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize completing tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Perform duties with the highest level of confidentiality and integrity
  • Experience with coordinating domestic and international travel arrangements
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (including PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Familiarity with Asana and Expensify is preferred but not required
  • Interest in being a part of a fast-growing company

Benefits

  • Attractive compensation and generous benefits package (100% Medical, 50% Vision and 50% Dental)
  • Company 401(k) match up to 6% of salary
  • Paid company snacks and after-hour meals
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Gym reimbursement program
  • 529 savings plan
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Location

Venice, CA

An Insider's view of Metropolis

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Building a network of technology-enabled real estate. We use machine vision, IoT, apps, and distributed computing to blur the boundary of the physical and digital world. Every day is a challenge and a ton of fun.

Bryant

Director of Product

What makes someone successful on your team?

The engineers that are successful on our team know how to focus on not only the technical implementation but also have the ability to deliver results that match the product vision and business needs. Ultimately the more the individual contributes to team success the more they will achieve individual success.

Jamie

Principal Engineer

What is your vision for the company?

If you believe that at some point there will be a critical mass of vehicles on the road that are autonomous, there needs to be tech-enabled infrastructure for that ecosystem to function. We want to transform what has always been a narrowly defined parking business into a mobility company that powers every component of the mobility ecosystem.

Courtney

Co-Founder & Head of Partnerships

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our offices are pretty cool -- we have a relaxation room with turf and couches, great snacks and coffee, a monthly “happy hour” where we go to new places like rooftop restaurants and VR arcades to have fun and connect.

Caroline

Executive Assistant

What are Metropolis Perks + Benefits

Metropolis Benefits Overview

At Metropolis, we're all about working hard and playing hard, providing unlimited opportunities for growth, paid company snacks, after-hour meals, Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) for regular full-time exempt employees, Health and Financial Benefits, Wellness perks, plus regular company outings and dinners.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Metropolis hosts monthly team outings.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
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