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Executive Assistant



Madison, WI, USA
Posted on Friday, August 4, 2023
Does the thought of orchestrating the seamless operations of a fast-paced, high-performing team thrill you? Are you a whiz at multitasking and thrive in environments that teem with excitement, growth, and collaboration? If so, your new career begins here! Understory invites you to join us as an Executive Assistant, playing a critical role in our C-suite and sales team operations. You will provide high-level administrative support, contributing to our mission of making insurance viable despite climate change, and protecting livelihoods across the globe.In our collaborative, fast-paced environment, you will be surrounded by a team with expertise in weather and climate, insurance, data science, technology, and R&D. Your day-to-day tasks will help shape the underpinnings of a revolution in insurance and your contribution will be integral to our success.Your main role responsibilities will include the following:
  • Manage schedules and coordinate meetings for the C-suite executives and sales team – optimizing time and prioritizing obligations
  • Prepare reports, documentation, and presentations for internal and external use
  • Serve as a liaison with external partners and clients
  • Ensure smooth communication and prompt resolution of requests and inquiries from our clients, brokers, and partners
  • Help ensure Understory’s CRM has the most up-to-date information about our future and current clients
  • Assist in the planning and execution of company events and meetings
  • Maintain and handle highly sensitive and confidential information
You're exactly the role model we're seeking if you:
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of experience supporting at the executive level
  • Have excelled at managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have strong problem-solving abilities and show great attention to detail
  • Have proficiency in MS Suite and other modern productivity tools
  • Have experience working with sales teams and an understanding of sales processes
Compensation includes:
  • Base salary commensurate with experience
  • Full-time benefits
About UnderstoryUnderstory is a leading provider of insurance solutions built for the era of climate change. The company's global network of Dot weather stations powers the world's most sophisticated weather risk model. By combining mutualized, optimized risk structures with precision weather technology and modeling, Understory develops affordable, stable property insurance solutions.Traditional insurance is no longer fit for purpose. Natural catastrophes driven by the volatility of climate change is increasing rates and restricting coverage. Insurance and reinsurance companies are pulling out and leaving 76% of global assets unprotected. Transformation is inevitable, and disruption is coming to a $1T market. Understory cracked the code, and our approach is the only way to close this gap.Comprising a compact yet fiercely dedicated & passionate remote team, Understory is a mission-centric, results-driven start-up that thrives on relentless adaptability and resilience. We cherish accountability and push the limits at breakneck speeds, always backed by the unwavering support of our colleagues. To sustain our drive, we place significant emphasis on work-life harmony, nurturing our families, and fostering our communities.Understory, headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, is poised to rewrite the story of insurance. To embark on this exciting journey with us, visit www.understoryweather.com.Powered by JazzHRXKymT1n342