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Washington, DC
United States

(575) 737-8602

Jo Ann Barefoot explores how to create fair and inclusive consumer financial services through innovative ideas for industry and regulators

Work For Us

We’re Hiring!

Barefoot Innovation Group promotes digitally-native regulation as a search for better solutions for financial inclusion and financial health. We do this through speeches, writing, convenings, and our podcast, Barefoot Innovation. Transformation is coming -- FinTech, RegTech, and "regulation innovation."

Barefoot Innovation Group is looking for a smart, organized, and proactive Executive Assistant to join our growing organization. The Executive Assistant will primarily assist the CEO and Chief of Staff and is a critical component to our team. This is an exciting role for someone who has impeccable attention to detail and is looking for a unique opportunity to work from home for a growing company in an exciting industry.

Executive Assistant

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintain the CEO’s calendar and coordinate the complex travel agenda

    • Ensuring calendar is kept up-to-date in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

    • Tracking multiple appointments and providing specific logistical details

    • Booking domestic and international travel while identifying best budget and efficiency options

    • Preparing detailed and organized agendas and documents to ensure seamless travel logistics

    • Interacting with senior executives in government and business and with media for scheduling

    • Managing work to assure that top priority matters receive high responsiveness

    • Proactively identifying opportunities for increased efficiency and productivity

    • Maintaining travel rewards accounts

  • Manage financial administrative tasks

    • Processing receipts and invoices

    • Preparing expense reports

  • Assist in preparation and distribution of project and presentation materials and research reports

  • Assist with meeting and event coordination

  • Maintain internal organizational documents

  • Maintain and update company website

  • Assist in ad hoc projects as needed

Requirements and Qualifications

  • 4+ years of professional experience, preferably in technology or financial services field, supporting C-level or upper management personnel

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Exhibit utmost professionalism and discretion while communicating with external and internal parties.

  • Ability to anticipate business needs proactively, including scheduling challenges and addressing them in the best way possible

  • Working knowledge of organizational and technical tools (Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Adobe)

  • Experience with website design platforms and digital marketing tools is a plus.

  • Experience planning and executing small to large events is a plus.

  • Collaborative spirit and enthusiasm to jump in and get the job done.

  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

To be considered please forward your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to lexi@jbarefoot.com.