Executive Assistant (m/f/x) to the C-level

About Formo

Formo was founded in 2019 to create a new generation of dairy products. Instead of animals, we use fermentation to produce real milk proteins which we incorporate into traditional European cheese products. We envision a happier, healthier future by irresistible change in the food system: where animal-free is hedonistic, cheese is deliciously high-tech, and anybody anywhere can enjoy fromage that’s perfect for them. Formo is a venture-backed, fast-growing company. We employ a global team of highly skilled entrepreneurs and scientists who bring real innovation to life. Our common thread? A passion for challenging the status quo and transforming the food industry.

The Position:

We are looking for a passionate, driven and multitalented Executive Assistant (EA) to support our CEO and CFO in their daily work.

Your Responsibilities:
- Proactive management of the C-levels very busy and constantly changing schedule
- Take over different administrative tasks from the management 
- Supporting the CEO/Co-Founder and CFO in all areas of their daily work, including ad hoc research or travel arrangements, greeting visitors, company events and talks, etc.
- Preparation of and follow-up from meetings, including research, creating presentations and briefings, logistics and set up and communication of key decisions
- Maintain an effective knowledge and data management system
- Make timely decisions using independent judgment on a regular basis
- Assist with the preparation of presentations and narrative documentation in German and English if required

Why join
- Take responsibility for managing the EA responsibilities for a company that is changing the world of food
- Be part of something truly meaningful
- Join a diverse team of top-notch interdisciplinary experts with background in molecular biology, food design, precision fermentation, business, and many more
- Regular team off sites, monthly perks and employee participation plan

Job requirements

Your profile
- Several years of experience as an Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant or Secretarial experience at Director or Senior management level
- Able to work efficiently and accurately when under pressure to meet the deadlines
- Well-versed in MS applications including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and web-based research
- Excellent organizational, planning, time management and prioritization skills
- Experience of diary management and arranging travel and conference calls
- Good at problem solving and the ability to operate with ambiguity
- Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
- Fluent in English and native level German skills

Benefits
- Join one of the most innovative food start-ups in Berlin 🚀
- Discounted public transport passes, Jobrad, fitness memberships, wellbeing program, language classes, corporate benefits
- A high degree of collaboration and autonomy while working with a group of diverse peers, getting things done attitude, and access to cutting edge food technologies
- Free drinks and snacks in the office, regular cheese tastings 🧀, weekly team lunch, and fun team events
- Innovative Office & Lab Experience

Disclaimer

Formo is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, genetic information, color, physical or mental disability, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression.

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About Formo

Formo was founded in 2019 to create a new generation of dairy products. Instead of animals, we use fermentation to produce real milk proteins which we incorporate into traditional European cheese products. We envision a happier, healthier future by irresistible change in the food system: where animal-free is hedonistic, cheese is deliciously high-tech, and anybody anywhere can enjoy fromage that’s perfect for them. Formo is a venture-backed, fast-growing company. We employ a global team of highly skilled entrepreneurs and scientists who bring real innovation to life. Our common thread? A passion for challenging the status quo and transforming the food industry.

The Position:

We are looking for a passionate, driven and multitalented Executive Assistant (EA) to support our CEO and CFO in their daily work.

Your Responsibilities:
- Proactive management of the C-levels very busy and constantly changing schedule
- Take over different administrative tasks from the management 
- Supporting the CEO/Co-Founder and CFO in all areas of their daily work, including ad hoc research or travel arrangements, greeting visitors, company events and talks, etc.
- Preparation of and follow-up from meetings, including research, creating presentations and briefings, logistics and set up and communication of key decisions
- Maintain an effective knowledge and data management system
- Make timely decisions using independent judgment on a regular basis
- Assist with the preparation of presentations and narrative documentation in German and English if required

Why join
- Take responsibility for managing the EA responsibilities for a company that is changing the world of food
- Be part of something truly meaningful
- Join a diverse team of top-notch interdisciplinary experts with background in molecular biology, food design, precision fermentation, business, and many more
- Regular team off sites, monthly perks and employee participation plan

Job requirements

Your profile
- Several years of experience as an Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant or Secretarial experience at Director or Senior management level
- Able to work efficiently and accurately when under pressure to meet the deadlines
- Well-versed in MS applications including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and web-based research
- Excellent organizational, planning, time management and prioritization skills
- Experience of diary management and arranging travel and conference calls
- Good at problem solving and the ability to operate with ambiguity
- Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
- Fluent in English and native level German skills

Benefits
- Join one of the most innovative food start-ups in Berlin 🚀
- Discounted public transport passes, Jobrad, fitness memberships, wellbeing program, language classes, corporate benefits
- A high degree of collaboration and autonomy while working with a group of diverse peers, getting things done attitude, and access to cutting edge food technologies
- Free drinks and snacks in the office, regular cheese tastings 🧀, weekly team lunch, and fun team events
- Innovative Office & Lab Experience

Disclaimer

Formo is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, genetic information, color, physical or mental disability, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression.

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