Title: Executive Assistant – Full Time
Location: Bay Area – San Francisco
Start Timing: ASAP

Reach Capital is the leading early-stage edtech fund investing in the future of education. We are committed to supporting the growth of the edtech ecosystem and excited to fund and work in service of the most impactful startups and entrepreneurs in education.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Executive Assistant will be a key member of the Operations/Non-Investment Team. We are looking for a team member with strong interpersonal skills to effectively manage the office’s day-to-day operations and provide executive support to the General Partners, Investment Team, and CFO. Someone who is an excellent communicator and problem-solver who takes ownership and closes loops without guidance will thrive in this role.

In addition, the Executive Assistant will also support the physical business office needs by maintaining and updating the office systems and processes. This position is a hybrid work environment with 3 days/week in-office work.

Position Summary

The successful candidate will be an experienced Executive Assistant skilled in executive support and managing confidential information. Someone who can demonstrate high-level skills in task management, travel coordination/scheduling, event planning, problem-solving, and has basic knowledge of modern information technology systems.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide high-level administrative support to the Partners and CFO, including managing calendars, scheduling meetings, and support services such as events with portfolio companies, LP investors, quarterly team building, offsites, conference calls, video meetings, dinner, and lunch reservations
  • Coordinate and schedule business travel including flights, hotels/accommodations, meals, itineraries, etc.
  • Assist in-office events by working collaboratively with team members and vendors to ensure the success of events
  • Reconcile monthly expense reports for Partners and CFO (e.g., receipt collection, etc.)
  • Cloud-based file organization – Box.com (e.g., saving down portfolio company financials, investor updates, etc.) for the Investment Team
  • Support special projects as needed

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in an office administrative support role (e.g., Administrative/Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant)
  • C-Level support experience preferred but not required
  • Highly organized with good time management skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information
  • Strong project management skills
  • Prioritization skills to manage multiple projects and plan individual work assignments accordingly
  • Strong problem solver ‐ able to anticipate issues before they arise and proactively find/recommend solutions
  • Technology‐savvy: a solid understanding of and natural curiosity about how technology can be used effectively to improve operational efficiency
  • Proficiency and ability to regularly use Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Box.com, Expensify, Lastpass, etc. (strong emphasis on Excel and Word)
  • Certified Notary Public a plus
Report To

This position will report to the Chief Financial Officer.


We offer an excellent compensation package including unlimited PTO, employee and family coverage for medical/dental/vision health care, and 401k profit sharing.

Reach Capital is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.

About Reach

As the most active early-stage edtech investor in the U.S., we have invested in and helped grow over 70 leading edtech companies including Outschool, Epic!, Lovevery, Handshake, and Nearpod. The companies we invest in are shaping the future of education from Early Childhood and K-12 to Higher Education and Workforce Development. Reach Capital has raised nearly $600M in committed capital across four core funds.

The Reach team is a hands-on team of doers. It’s very important that you believe in our mission, find genuine joy in serving others, and are willing to roll up your sleeves and proactively jump in on any task necessary to advance the collective effort of the team. Our team operates based on the following values:

  • Strong Relationships are at the Core of our Work
  • Work in Service of our Founders
  • Be Direct but Empathetic
  • Express Gratitude Daily
  • Embrace Humility
  • Act Quickly
  • Never Stop Learning