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Executive Assistant to the CEO

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Job Description

About Helion

We are a fusion power company based in Everett, WA, with the mission to build the world's first fusion power plant, enabling a future with unlimited clean electricity. Our vision is a world with clean, reliable, and affordable energy for everyone.

Since Helion's founding in 2013, we have raised over $600 million from investors such as Sam Altman, Mithril, and Capricorn Investment Group to propel us forward. Our last prototype, Trenta, completed 10,000 high-power pulses and reached plasma temperatures of 100 million degrees Celsius (9 keV).

Now we are working toward Polaris, which will be the first machine to demonstrate electricity from fusion, making this a great time to join Helion! Bring your skills, experiences, and determination to make a difference in the world. Together, we can make a future with unlimited clean electricity from fusion a reality.

What You Will Be Doing:

We are looking for a motivated Executive Assistant to join our team and deliver exceptional administrative support to our CEO. The ideal candidate will be incredibly organized, detail-oriented, and capable of managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. This is an onsite role that will report to the CEO located at our Everett, WA office.

You Will:

  • Manage CEO's calendar, including scheduling meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements
  • Manage inbox while prioritizing incoming requests and communications for the CEO, ensuring responses and follow-up
  • Prepare and edit emails, presentations, and other documents on behalf of the CEO
  • Attend meetings if the CEO can't be there, take notes, and follow up on action items
  • Serve as a liaison between the CEO and internal/external partners, maintaining positive relationships
  • Manage sensitive and private information with responsibility and discretion

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of previous experience as an Executive Assistant to a CEO
  • Excel at organization, including managing schedules, documents, or various tasks
  • Effectively build and nurture cross-functional relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

The pay range for this position is $140,000 - $170,000. This pay range may be inclusive of several career levels and will be narrowed based on several factors, including the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

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Benefits and Compensation

Our total compensation package includes generous equity and benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans for employees and their families
  • 31 Days of PTO (21 vacation days and 10 sick days)
  • 13 Paid holidays, plus company-wide winter break
  • Up to 5% employer 401(k) match
  • Short term disability, long term disability, and life insurance
  • Paid parental leave and support (up to 16 weeks)
  • Annual wellness stipend

NOTE: Underrepresented people are less likely to apply unless they meet 100% of the job's requirements. We believe in hiring people, not checklists, and encourage you to apply even if you do not check all of the boxes. If this job isn't the one, we have many other openings that may be a fit.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. If we reach out to you to begin an interview process, we will also ask if you require any reasonable accommodation at that time.

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