Assistant to Founders

The Personal Assistant position is a high-exposure role — you will be interacting with our, advisors, and our family and friends (both at Alchemy and outside of work)! Your day-to-day will consist of working closely with us to manage all aspects of our personal lives
You’ll become intimately familiar with what it means to be a founder of a high-growth technology startup
Responsibility and ownership are unbounded – planning complex projects, managing day-to-day, hosting large weekend retreats – infinite room for growth

Responsibilities:

  • Help achieve optimal health: We lead extremely busy lives, but also understand that our health is super important for us to give our best to Alchemy
    This person will help research, plan, coordinate and outsource solutions for us to achieve our health, sleep, nutrition and fitness goals
     
    • Include tasks such as: managing medical appointments, hiring and coordinate with personal trainers and cooks, and ensuring the pantry is stocked with healthy options
  • Household Management: Developing and automating daily household tasks for us, and overseeing all projects in our respective homes
     
    • Includes tasks such as: supervising and managing household staff (cleaners, cooks, maintenance personnel, and laundry services), and being at the home to  oversee deliveries and maintenance work
  • Entertaining: We love to host events with their close friends, investors, and celebrities that we’ve been fortunate to meet through our journey at Alchemy
    This person will partner closely with us to plan, organize and create a regular system to celebrate special occasions for the people we care about most
    • Includes tasks such as: assisting and organizing dinners, hosting events, and selecting personal gifts for family and friends of Alchemy on our behalf
  • Travel: This person will also be a whiz at coordinating personal travel for us and our families; including planning itineraries, shopping and packing for trips
  • Financial Management: This person will also help oversee the system that will allow our financial matters to be well-organized and in order; including working with financial planners, bill payments and tracking personal expenses
  • General Assistance: While we expect this person to be an amazing project manager and should be able to oversee the systems and people that will help to make our life run smoothly – they should be open to rolling up their sleeves to run errands and complete various tasks to make sure the job gets done! 💪

The top qualities we’re looking for:

  • Live in San Francisco: We have an in person culture and it’s an absolute blast
    To be an effective team we need to operate together in person
  • Organization: There will be a high volume of requests, some quick short term tasks, and some longer term projects
    We expect this person to be extremely organized to triage all of the requests, and be able to create project plans for more complex and long-tail tasks
     
  • Integrity: You will have access to more of our sensitive information – both Alchemy and personal
    Trust and integrity is an absolute must
  • Stellar Communication: You’ll be in constant communication with both of us – this is the key to a great team
    In addition you will be meeting with and talking to our team, investors, celebrities, and other people we interact with on a daily basis
    Giving them a great experience is ultra important
    High quality written and verbal communication, and asking the right questions are absolutely key to success
  • Execution / Hustle: High energy and a bias towards action is a must
    You don’t wait to be told what to do – by then you’ve already done it
    Where other people see barriers, you find a way

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