Executive Assistant

Position Overview

This position’s primary focus is to partner with the Operations Director, in ensuring their schedule, projects and commitments are executed flawlessly. You’ll be responsible for making sure their team and contractors have a high-touch, intimate and professional experience with them.

This position will handle a variety of tasks that ensure the smooth daily operations of the business in the Operations department and companywide. The goal for this position is to perform administrative duties, assist with project management, and use strategic thinking to plan, anticipate, and resolve issues.

This position reports directly to the Director of Operations, while also working closely with key contractors and all members of the team.

This position involves working Monday – Friday. This position is primarily work from home, but there are times throughout the year we meet for in-person collaboration and for production projects. Some travel may be required.

Also, because our business uses an online live launch business model, a few times per year there will be the need to work additional hours on evenings and weekends preparing for program launches.

Duties & Responsiblities

Some of your responsibilities will include…

  • Management of administrative duties associated with finance, production, team resources & tools, culture, legal, and process management

  • Event calendar management, tool upgrades, and vendor management

  • Management of HR administrative duties

  • Benefits management

  • Contractor and vendor management

  • Manage celebrations for all team milestones

  • Manage all legal administrative tasks, filing and organization of contracts

  • Team GoogleDrive / GoogleSuite / Dropbox organization and management 

  • Process management

  • Team tools / resource management

  • Live launch support

  • Plan and coordinate Leadership quarterly/annual planning and retreat 

  • Management of the Operations Director’s Google calendar, appointments, travel, and any other commitments

  • Example duties include:

    • Helping plan and book travel

    • Ensuring Operations Director hits their deadlines

    • Always making sure the Operations Director is in the right place, at the right time

    • Working and collaborating with other key team members to schedule and execute new initiatives

    • Helping to set up meetings using Zoom

Skills & Abilities

The ideal candidate possesses the following strengths and skills:

  • 3 – 5 years of relevant experience as an executive assistant (preferably in a virtual environment).

  • Uses good judgement to act in the best interest of the organization and as a representative of the organization to employees, job candidates, and students.

  • Lives and breathes our company mission statement and core values.

  • Thirst for knowledge and deep understanding of company rocks, initiatives, and projects to support the entire team with process management and top notch communication. 

  • This position needs to look ahead and fully understand the projects and initiatives managed by other departments.

  • A strong ability to manage multiple responsibilities daily.

  • You’re a thinker and a doer. You don’t need to be told what to do — you’re innovative, resourceful, and able to anticipate what needs to get done. And you know when to ask for help.

  • You must be a self-starter with the ability to be productive from your home office. 

  • A positive, high-energy, and engaging attitude with a get it done mindset that searches for solutions instead of focusing on struggles are essential. You think about your work in terms of outcomes and results, not hours worked.

  • Highly organized and able to anticipate the next steps or questions that may arise from the Operations Director.

  • A high level of professionalism and emotional maturity.

  • Incredibly high follow through.

  • Detail is your middle name. You have high standards and mediocre is not a word in your vocabulary.

  • You’re invested in becoming the best you can be and excited to work with a fun lovin’ team who’s happy to help you get there!

  • Responsive and communicative. You know how to close the loop and confirm assignments are received and completed.

  • Technically competent and current. You must understand how to manage the following systems:

    • Working knowledge of Google Calendar + G Suite

    • Working knowledge of Zoom meeting

    • Working knowledge of Mac products

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills — you have a knack for putting ideas into words and ensuring everyone is on the same page. 

Application Instructions

If you’d like to be considered for this role please submit the following via email to jobs@amyporterfield.com:

  • Cover letter and PDF of your resume

  • StrengthsFinder Top–5 Strengths Report (optional)

  • Kolbe A Index Assessment (optional)

  • Answer the following questions:

    • Why do you think you are the best fit for this position?

If you’re an experienced Executive Assistant, a total people person, and you love working with a team that’s making a difference in the world, this might just be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. 

Although we permit “side gigs” / work outside this role, it must not compete or overlap with the work we do, or interfere with your role and responsibilities within the team. Any consulting, coaching or side gigs related to marketing, business building or entrepreneurship are not permitted. This allows us to project a united front, show that we are in this together as one business, and have the greatest possible impact.

All applicants must be located within the US due to how we process payroll.

If you want to step into a role with a great opportunity, enjoy knowing all the details and have an entrepreneurial spirit, this just might be the role for you!

Want to learn a little bit more about us? Keep reading!

What We Do:

We empower entrepreneurs to build profitable online businesses that bring creative, professional and personal freedom.

In everything we do, we aim to inspire confidence and action. Our signature service is helping budding entrepreneurs break free in the areas of business that were once holding them back into new levels of joy and fulfillment. We give these entrepreneurs tangible proof that small actions every day will ultimately build a business worth creating and a life guided by their own design.

We lead a fun-loving culture and a dedicated team that is committed to excellence. We always find the upside to any situation and maintain the strength and flexibility to change course as our business evolves. 

About Anthony & Kelli-Ann

You might know Amy Porterfield from her top-rated “Online Marketing Made Easy” podcast, or from the courses and webinars she offers to help entrepreneurs build their business through social media and online marketing strategies. To learn more about our fearless leader, check out the details here.

Our Values:

We are ambitious.

→ We are driven, competitive (with ourselves) and are eager to succeed. 

We do whatever it takes to get the job done.

→ “That’s not my job” is not part of our vocabulary, but “Let's figure this out together” is.

→ Since we are a small, but mighty team, we jump in where needed and are not afraid to get our hands dirty in the details.

→ We do whatever it takes to do the best we can in our specific roles.

When it comes to our team members, customers and community, we lead with compassion.

→ We understand that everyone is doing the very best they can in the moment.

→ We subscribe to the belief that everyone we connect with is fighting their own battle we know nothing about. 

→ We believe that compassion and kindness is exactly what they need to keep moving forward. 

We are all coachable.

→ We are willing to make mistakes, learn from them quickly and continue to grow.

→ We put down our defenses, take a moment to process, take the feedback and run with it.

We each take complete ownership of our roles. 

→ Never will you see us pass off our job or project to someone else. 

→ Although we know we can always ask for help, we handle our own tasks to the best of our ability.

→ We each feel extreme pride in the work we are doing and we own our projects like a boss.

We are resourceful to the core. You will never hear us say it can’t be done. We will find a way. 

→ We are creative, strategic and thoughtful in our actions. We believe there is always a way to make it work and we will do the digging to figure it out.

We value healthy work-life integration.

→ We know that work-life balance does not exist – it’s never 50/50. However, we are passionate about making our personal lives our priority, including finding genuinely focused time for our health, our self-care, our loved ones and our dogs ;)

We are leaders.

→ We are a team of LEADERS, not soldiers. We own our individual roles. We are a mix of superstars and rockstars combined. We know we need both.

We are inclusive.

→ We believe in the diversity and inclusion of all people regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, ability, and religion. This includes thoughts, ideas, beliefs and experiences.

→ We are a pro-inclusion and anti-racist organization dedicated to upholding and enforcing policies and practices to support our commitment. 

Team Hoek Iron Perks:

Did we forget to mention all of the Team Porterfield perks? We're fast-paced and rapidly growing. Our small but mighty team is full of talented and motivated individuals who enjoy coming into work. But these awesome perks help just a little too:

The Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation, bonus potential and flexible-time-off, along with ample company paid holidays

  • Health Insurance

  • Generous 401K program

  • Never working on your birthday again! Hit the beach or the spa, we don’t care what you do, just don’t come to work!

The Team:
  • What can we say? We really like each other! From team building events and happy hours to annual team trips, we like to work hard and play hard!

  • Plus you’ll be workin’ for boss lady, Amy Porterfield! (Did you know she was nominated for Forbes’ Top Social Media Influencer?)  

The Culture:
  • Forget the traditional corporate culture. Amy left that behind years ago for a reason and has created something entirely different! Have a question? Have an emergency? Having a bad day? At Team Porterfield we’re all family and here to support you however we can! 

The Development:
  • Something you’ve always wanted to learn? We offer annual professional and personal development opportunities and you get to choose!

  • While still taking care of business we like to take care of our community too! Whether it’s participating in the office food drive or Amy’s annual charitable bonus, giving back is important to Team Porterfield!

Application Instructions:

If you’d like to be considered for this role please submit the following via email to jobs@amyporterfield.com:

  • Cover letter and PDF of your resume

  • Answer the following question:

    • Why do you think you are the best fit for this position?