We are looking for a Leadership/Project Coordinator to join IDEO’s Global Technology Team to support the day-to-day activities of the Global leadership team and their projects. This role is part executive assistant and part project coordinator. Supporting busy leaders in streamlining their calendars and workflows is one key part of the job. Coordinators tend to be at their best when supporting and making others successful. Helping teams plan, execute, monitor progress, and close projects is another key part. We are seeking someone who is passionate about technology, tools and systems and how they can improve business process.
Coordinators make the biggest impact through organization and flexibility. They ensure that our leaders are prepared for travel, meetings, and other commitments, and creatively tackle hurdles along the way. This role is critical when it comes to keeping the globally distributed team moving forward in a coordinated way. We count on them to bring clarity to chaos, whether problem solving with internal stakeholders or ensuring external client or partner needs are met. They will represent IDEO in a professional manner, both internally and externally and navigate challenges with optimism, At IDEO, Coordinators have the unique opportunity to get involved in multiple projects, both internal and external, in a dynamic and agile operating mode. You will become the go-to team member to help the technology team figure the fun, sticky things out, while exploring and defining opportunities to surprise and delight, with a zeal to positively impact individuals teams, leaders, and the broader organization.
IDEO is a place unlike any other. It’s a place where you can solve diverse, complex challenges for our clients or the organization, alongside thoughtful, intelligent individuals who lead with curiosity, empathy, and optimism. Sure we work hard, but we also intentionally craft moments that allow our community to pause, create, and connect. We encourage our community to bring their whole selves to work, respect the need for work-life balance, and allow for autonomy in the design process and your career.
Please apply online by uploading your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please explain why you are a good fit for this role, and let us know one organizational tip you think everyone should know in order to stay one step ahead.
IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.