Executive Assistant

| Chicago

We are looking for an Executive Assistant to join our team in Chicago. In this role, you will support the CEO and COO while also having a larger scope of responsibilities within the Accounting department.  This role will be a “jack-of-all-trades” position with high exposure to all members of the executive team. To be successful in this role, you will understand the demands of, and be adaptable to, a fast-paced, high-growth environment. No task is too big or too small!


  • Provide administrative support to our CEO and COO including calendar management and travel arrangements

  • Assist in planning and executing company meetings and events  

  • Arrange and coordinate onsite and offsite meetings, as needed

  • Ensure accounts payables are entered, recorded and paid in a timely manner

  • Manage and prepare bi-weekly payroll

  • Handle contract management including a variety of agreements and corporate documents

  • Administer the company’s stock option and 401(k) programs

  • Contribute to the company culture with an outgoing, fun and positive attitude

  • Assist with other tasks that may come up out of direct scope of responsibilities  


  • Previous experience providing administrative support at the executive level

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and shifting priorities that accompany a growth-stage technology company

  • Accounting experience, preferred

  • Above average organizational skills with a keen eye for detail

  • Exceptional judgment, time management, multi-project management and overall task prioritization

  • Aptitude for learning new skills quickly

  • Highly responsive and able to act with a sense of urgency

  • Strong technical acumen

  • Experience in billing and accounts payable

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills

  • Expert level proficiency with G Suite and Microsoft Office

About Narrative Science:

Narrative Science creates software that writes stories from enterprise data to drive understanding and results. Powered by artificial intelligence, our technology automatically turns data into easy-to-understand reports, transforms statistics into stories, and converts numbers into knowledge. Narrative Science works with customers including Deloitte, MasterCard, USAA, and members of the U.S. intelligence community, empowering them to understand and act on key business metrics, make better decisions, and focus talent on higher-value tasks -- all through the power of data storytelling.

At Narrative Science, we embrace the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of our future employees, colleagues, customers, partners and other stakeholders. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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1 North Dearborn , Chicago, IL 60602

What are Narrative Science Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Standing desks. Catered lunches. Flexible vacation policy. Quarterly company outings. Free eats & drinks. Free gym access & bike parking. Personal MacBook Air (or computer of your choice). Community engagement opportunities. Internal learning and development opportunities. Referral program & incentives.

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