We are looking for an Executive Assistant/Project Coordinator to join IDEO Chicago for a 6-month contract. This individual should thrive by helping teams plan, execute, monitor progress, and close projects. We are seeking someone who loves a variety of all kinds. Think co-developing and hosting a workshop or talk, collaborating with a designer to curate and source a client gift, helping a leadership team design, coordinate and execute strategic priorities, supporting a team with a big build in another state, sourcing and managing print production for a client, or supporting the complex and detailed communications between our teams and our clients leaders. The variety—and pace—is exciting, vast, and constantly evolving.
At IDEO, Project producers have the unique opportunity to get involved in multiple projects, both internal and external, in vast and ever-changing ways. The role will evolve as your projects do.
As a Project Producer at IDEO, you will become the go-to team member to help teams 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.
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.