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Executive Assistant

Full Time - New York, NY (USA)

BARRL is on the lookout for an organized person who will support the General Manager of our agency by keeping them on track and well-organized.

What we're looking for

We are looking to hire an Executive Assistant who is great at ensuring operations around the office run smoothly. You should be a well organized person with great people skills. Some knowledge of marketing and the travel industry is a plus.

To be successful in this role, you must be self-motivated, professional and capable of prioritizing your work. You’ll be supporting our General Manager as well as occasionally helping out other BARRL executives.

Who we are

We’re an award-winning digital agency at the heart of New York City, but our clients are from all around the world. Being a premier travel, adventure and tourism digital agency, it only makes sense that we work with organizations around the globe.

We specialize in programmatic advertising, long-term SEO strategies, social media and content marketing. No matter how big or small our client’s organization and budgets are, we’ve got a solution for them. This means you have a chance to work with both small businesses and renowned travel agencies.

Day to Day

On an almost daily basis, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Coordinating the General Manager’s communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and meeting with some clients.
  • Providing general administrative support.
  • Handling some basic bookkeeping tasks.
  • Preparing a variety of internal and external reports.
  • Scheduling meetings and appointments, both locally and internationally.
  • Managing travel itineraries when the General Manager needs to meet with clients.
  • Conducting research to help prepare the General Manager for meetings with new clients.

You are someone who has...

  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant.
  • Great technology skills, with an ability to become familiar with new programs and software.
  • A knack for collaboration and delegation of duties.
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills.
  • Impeccable multi-tasking abilities and a good sense of prioritization.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills.
  • A friendly and professional demeanor.

Company Benefits

(Why it's good to work at BARRL)

No lunchbox required

When you work in our offices, we provide you with breakfast, lunch and snacks. We have options to cater for a variety of dietary needs. And a barista that will make your coffee just right.

Work when you want

All our employees can choose the hours they work as long as their responsibilities have been covered. Everyone is entitled to work from home two days a week.

Fair salary and 401K

We believe in giving you a fair, competitive salary and support you in the long run. You also get a 401K with 4% match from us.

A healthy you

If you’re not feeling good, you won’t be able to do your best work. That’s why we offer full health and dental coverage for your immediate family members (partners and children) and yourself.

Keep on learning

We believe that there’s always an opportunity to learn and get better at your job. That’s why we support personal development opportunities such as industry conferences, business coaching or continuing education.

Family matters

Balancing family and work is not an easy challenge. All BARRL employees are entitled to unlimited leave to care for a family member and our parental leave policy applies to both mothers and fathers (adoptions included).

How to Apply

Think you’re the Executive Assistant we’re looking for?

Send us a cover letter, your resume at apply@barrl.com

The Process

So you’ll have an idea of what’s next, here are approximate dates

  • Receiving applications: July 26 to August 12
  • Reviewing applications: August 13 to August 15
  • Interview and testing process: Starting August 16


If you have any questions or you’d like to clarify something with our HR department, get in touch with us.

Call us at 1-589-555-8976

Email us at hr@barrl.com