People Matter

Executive Assistant

Square

Square

Administration
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

At Block, our mission on the Executive Operations team is to amplify the impact of executives and their teams. We are looking for an innovative, trustworthy, reliable individual with a passion for supporting teams. Our Executive Assistants are strategic partners - from calendaring and booking travel, to reporting processes and providing team support, you will participate in a variety of efforts to support Block’s programs. You will join the Executive Operations Team, supporting team(s) focused on the Talent discipline. We are looking for a natural leader who has a passion for solving problems, enjoys taking on new tasks and projects, who’s unflappable under pressure, and who executes at a high level with integrity in this energetic and human-centric environment.

Responsibilities

  • Provide a wide range of strategic to administrative support for 1-2 executives

  • Proactively manage the executives’ calendar, travel bookings, expenses, and other administrative tasks

  • Ensure executive preparation and effectiveness by attending meetings as needed, taking notes, and being an active participant in team meetings and a knowledgeable resource on the organization/topic at hand

  • Provide administrative and strategic support to our Talent team(s) as needed. Responsibilities include maintaining complex calendars, requiring coordination with executives, partners, and other members of the Executive Operations Team

  • Find new and efficient ways to create work processes to help maximize your executives' time, including weekly and quarterly reporting, goal-tracking, and team meetings

  • Prioritize, identify gaps, and take ownership of projects; help compile and prepare material and agendas for team meetings, such as all-hands presentations and events

  • Work within our centralized Executive Operations team to provide support, mentorship, and guidance to enhance the team as a whole

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant, Administrative Business Partner, or similar role; ideally with both small and large scale technology companies

  • Excellent at building relationships and working effectively with a variety of cross-functional partners

  • The ability to organize, analyze, and prioritize executive workflows, often using and interpreting data

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Advanced proficiency with Google Suite, including Google Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Forms, and Slides

Additional Information

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on the candidate's work location and may be modified in the future.

Zone A: USD $59.09 - USD $88.61
Zone B: USD $54.90 - USD $82.40
Zone C: USD $52.02 - USD $77.98
Zone D: USD $47.26 - USD $70.91

To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information.

Full-time employee benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage (Medical, Vision and Dental insurance)
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement Plans including company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance
  • Paid parental and caregiving leave
  • Paid time off (including 12 paid holidays)
  • Paid sick leave (1 hour per 26 hours worked (max 80 hours per calendar year to the extent legally permissible) for non-exempt employees and covered by our Flexible Time Off policy for exempt employees)
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D, and disability benefits

These benefits are further detailed in Block's policies. This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page.

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

While there is no specific deadline to apply for this role, on average, U.S. open roles are posted for 70 days before being filled by a successful candidate.