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Executive Business Partner / Executive Assistant



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024
Who We Are

Summer is a Certified B Corp® with a mission to maximize savings for the 46 million Americans burdened by student debt. Summer combines policy expertise with innovative tech to help borrowers track their loans across multiple lenders and enroll them in the best loan assistance programs––saving borrowers an average of $30,000. Watch our product demo and hear from borrowers on how Summer has put them on the path to becoming debt free.

Summer has raised $20 million to date from world-class investors, including QED Investors, General Catalyst, Greycroft, Foundation Capital, Story Ventures, NextView, Flourish Ventures, and the Financial Health Network. We've partnered with dozens of clients who pay for Summer to assist their employees and customers, including the city government of Alexandria, Virginia, the American Federation of Teachers, the American Diabetes Association, Asurion, Mattress Firm, Credit Karma, and more.

Your Role

Join Summer as our Executive Business Partner! If you're the one in your friend group who plans the vacation, then picture yourself planning the future of a fast-growing startup with a fun, inclusive culture that's all about creating social impact on a national scale. You'll work closely with our CEO and other brilliant minds, tackling the most exciting challenges for the executive team while effortlessly handling a variety of administrative and operational needs.

We're looking for the detail-oriented maestro, the problem-solving virtuoso, and the voracious learner who's hungry to master the art of running companies efficiently. With at least 4 years of EA or operations experience under your belt, this role is your ticket to becoming a future Chief of Staff or Director of Operations. If you're ready to transform your career into a year-round summer adventure, apply now and let's make waves together!

Responsibilities include:

  • Efficiently manage and prioritize incoming emails, flagging essential emails for daily review and ensuring timely responses.
  • Compile documents, prepare research, and record minutes for external meetings when necessary. Partner with the CEO to identify action items and ensure follow through.
  • Handle daily administrative tasks including managing an active calendar, making and managing travel arrangements, and maintaining organized files.
  • Compose business correspondence as requested, ensuring accuracy and an appropriate tone.
  • Support logistics for team and executive events, ensuring seamless execution.
  • Provide strategic administrative and project management support as needed.
  • Provide periodic support for certain personal tasks for the CEO.

Recommended Experience

  • 4+ years experience supporting C-level executives and/or in operational roles.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Proficiency in email and calendar management tools.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with discretion and confidentiality.
  • Proactive problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Desire to be a part of a mission driven team making a difference in the lives of student loan borrowers!

The base salary for this role is likely to fall between $70,000 - $100,000, commensurate with experience, and will include equity and a full range of benefits.

Values + Benefits

We're proud to be a mission-driven company with an inclusive culture. Our greatest asset is the set of values our team strives to embody every day: empathy, diversity, growth, determination, humility, and fun. Learn more about culture at Summer: www.meetsummer.org/post/summer-a-fintech-powered-by-people-built-for-impact

We also offer competitive salaries, significant equity allocations, healthcare coverage, 401(k) plans with an employer match, contribution toward student loan repayment, and flexible vacation/PTO. Summer supports a hybrid, flexible work environment and we welcome applicants from anywhere in the United States.

Sound interesting? We look forward to hearing from you. Join us to help fix the system!


Summer provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.