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Executive Partner / Assistant

Closing: Apr 19, 2024

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Published: Mar 14, 2024 (2 months ago)

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Why become an Athena Executive Partner?


At Athena we are all about helping people achieve their personal and professional goals - both for our clients and for our team.


We recognize that the world is a complex place and we strive to deliver balance, support, and growth through long-lasting partnerships between our clients and our Executive Partner.


This is more than a job. It is a collaboration that has seen our most talented XP’s develop skills and create unforgettable opportunities bigger than their wildest dreams.


But, like everything in life…reward comes from hard work. Being an Athena XP isn’t always easy, it requires resilience, creativity, and a desire to go above and beyond.


And in return?


An incredible, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work alongside some of the best business minds and entrepreneurs in the world as their trusted partner, and often advisor.


If you are hungry for a challenge, have impeccable interpersonal skills, and want to learn and develop whilst you build a career, read on.

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Why become an Athena Executive Partner?


At Athena we are all about helping people achieve their personal and professional goals - both for our clients and for our team.


We recognize that the world is a complex place and we strive to deliver balance, support, and growth through long-lasting partnerships between our clients and our Executive Partner.


This is more than a job. It is a collaboration that has seen our most talented XP’s develop skills and create unforgettable opportunities bigger than their wildest dreams.


But, like everything in life…reward comes from hard work. Being an Athena XP isn’t always easy, it requires resilience, creativity, and a desire to go above and beyond.


And in return?


An incredible, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work alongside some of the best business minds and entrepreneurs in the world as their trusted partner, and often advisor.


If you are hungry for a challenge, have impeccable interpersonal skills, and want to learn and develop whilst you build a career, read on.

What does the role require?


Honestly, the role of an Athena Executive Partner is limitless.


There isn’t a ‘one description fits all’ as the role is wonderfully varied based on our clients’ needs. Athena XPs, in addition to the below day-to-day requirements, have planned weddings, organized dinner parties, forged new friendships and business relationships, developed new skills like web design, and produced podcasts - and that’s just to name a few.


Day-to-day requirements:

  • Optimize your client’s time and priorities to help them reach their ambitious goals

  • Take ownership and manage calendars and scheduling

  • Research and develop plans for your client’s personal and professional growth

  • Surprise and delight your client by demonstrating initiative

  • Build rapport with your client’s network and team and help to manage these important relationships

  • Drive internal and external communications, presentations, reports, and social media


What is needed to have a successful career as an Athena XP?

  • Whilst we invest in your training and development, you will need to provide your own device.

  • Upon successful completion of your training, you will be issued an Athena MacBook.

  • RAM minimum: 8GB (however 16GB is recommended)

  • For Laptop: 8th generation (8000 series) Core i5 or better; AMD Ryzen series processors

  • For Desktop: Ryzen 5 3000 series and above. If Core i3 - 10th generation or higher.

  • For Mac: Core i5 - 2017 or higher Core i7 - 2016 or higher (not recommended : Core i3)

  • Residing in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Internet connection: Download speed - 30 Mbps minimum; Upload speed - 15 Mbps minimum

  • Excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written

  • Willingness to work full-time (40 hours/week) at a time that suits your client (often US timezones)

  • Working knowledge of Google Suite (Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides) and productivity and project management tools/apps

  • Preferably experienced with online/remote/virtual work, however not essential

  • A charismatic ‘can-do’ attitude

  • A police clearance is required for successful candidates and should be readily available once identified for the role.


Who are we looking for?


The Athena business is growing and it’s a very exciting time to join (not just because we have an annual conference in beautiful parts of the world to celebrate our success!) but because we have created a business that cares about people - and we want to help them to become the best they can be.


We have intentionally set a very high standard for our XPs and our culture is also of a high standard of performance (but so is our fun facto!).


We are excited to offer career opportunities to people who:

  • Has experience working on US timezone shifts.

  • Are motivated by impact and driven by wanting to help others

  • Embody trust and dependability

  • Can tackle complex problems and offer creative solutions

  • Take pride in the quality of their work and in constantly improving

  • Foster a strong desire to learn and develop

  • Have deep emotional and social intelligence


What do we offer?


First and foremost, we offer ongoing support through your Athena Executive Partner journey. Together with ongoing learning and development opportunities, we have a dynamic network of XPs who connect with one another on a daily basis to brainstorm, share information, and assist when help is needed (many of whom are now great friends!).


Our global leadership team prides itself on recognizing and rewarding high-performing colleagues and also on building balanced and fulfilling careers within Athena.


Where are the nitty-gritty details?


Right here:

  • Paid high-touch training and IC rate when matched to the client at 70,000 KES

  • Full-time remote, with the flexibility to transition to a hybrid in the future (TBD)

  • Career growth opportunities


This sounds amazing! How can I become an Athena Executive Partner?


Simple. If the above information is exciting and this feels like the right career for you, please click APPLY. We look forward to speaking with you!


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