Executive Assistant to the CEO

About this opportunity

We are looking for a Executive Assistant to our founder. You will be managing oll business activities focusing on our Operations, Banking, Finance and Legal Functions and support coordinating travel and team off-sites, supporting with recruiting, onboarding of new employees and other on-demand tasks. This is a great opportunity for a motivated and ambitious individual with a background in consulting or executive support, who would like to join our rapidly growing and successful company and be part of a fast-paced environment.

About the company

Xata.io is a fully distributed startup building a serverless database service. We all work remotely, usually from home, and we meet in person a couple of times per year in a nice location (once the pandemic allows).

Having founders with management experience from Elastic, Xata is well financed by amazing investors, including Guillermo Rauch (founder of Vercel), Shay Banon (co-founder and CEO of Elastic), Neha Narkhede (founder of Confluent), Elad Gil, Christian Bach and Mathias Biilmann (founders of Netlify), and many others.


  • Fluent English and C2 level in German
  • Work experience as Operations Manager or similar role
  • Familiarity with business and financial principles
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding organisational skills


  • Coordinate all bookeeping operations
  • Assist with recruiting coordonation, new hires and onboarding
  • Organize team off-sites and events
  • Purchase equipment and software subscriptions for employees