Senior Executive Assistant

San Francisco, CA

The Role: Senior Executive Assistant

The Senior Executive Assistant will be a member of the Munich Re Ventures Operations team, enabling our ability to scale our organization and execution capabilities across geographies, investment sectors, Munich Re businesses, and a growing number of portfolio companies. The position will primarily support the Managing General Partner and COO and report to the Operations Sr. Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Schedule all meetings and appointments, and maintain calendars for the Managing General Partner and COO
  • Communicate schedule and information or materials needed to prepare senior team members for meetings or appointments
  • Make travel arrangements, including complex international trips and coordination with other personnel
  • Prepare and edit reports, meeting minutes, agendas, and correspondence
  • Maintain files and/or records and ensure they are securely contained
  • Proofread critical documents, presentations, reports, blogs, etc
  • Assist in other functions such as Accounts Payable, Signature management on deal documents, expense reports, etc
  • Assist Managing General Partner and COO with other routine tasks as needed for them to smoothly maintain their schedules 

The Group: Munich Re Ventures

Munich Re Ventures (MRV) is the VC arm of Munich Re, a leading global provider of reinsurance, primary insurance, and insurance-related risk solutions. MRV is a $1B+ platform that is financially minded with strategic interests of the insurance industry in mind.  MRV’s experienced investors work closely with the Munich Re Group businesses across the globe to fund and partner with the best-emerging companies that are developing new technologies and business models – and risks – for tomorrow’s world. The funds cover a broad set of sectors including InsurTech P&C, InsurTech Life Health, Cybersecurity & Privacy, ClimateTech, Industrial & Equipment Technologies, and Future of Transportation. 


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The Person: Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will be a one-part administrator/assistant and one-part problem solver. Relevant experience coupled with proactiveness, initiative, strong judgment, and foresight to assist is crucial. Additional specific skills include the following:

  • Professional, clear, articulate, and accurate, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to be proactive and anticipate the needs of the Managing General Partner and COO
  • Experience interacting with senior executives and board members at large corporations
  • Booking and managing complex international travel
  • Coordinate video and audio conference calls
  • Ability to handle information with discretion and confidentiality
  • Personal Characteristics & Skills: Self-motivated with high initiative and foresight, accuracy, active listening, ability to follow directions, ability to work independently, assertiveness, diplomatic, multitasking, meeting deadlines, prioritizing, problem-solving, project management, reliability, ability to work under pressure, and ability to work in ambiguous situations

Requirements and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant experience supporting senior executives in a global corporation with demanding internal and external schedules
  • Prior experience in Venture Capital, Private Equity, or a similar field is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution is preferred but not required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint)
  • It will be required for our successful candidate to attend our offices in San Francisco at least twice a week

At Munich Re Ventures, we see Diversity and Inclusion as a solution to the challenges and opportunities all around us. Our goal is to foster an inclusive culture and build a team that reflects the entrepreneurs and companies we work with and the communities in which we live and work. We strive to provide a workplace where all of our colleagues feel respected, valued, and empowered to achieve their very best every day. We are an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions