Executive Personal Assistant

Operations · Annapolis, Maryland
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Founded in 2013, New Energy Equity develops and finances solar power generation assets, providing clean electricity to commercial, industrial, municipal, and utility customers under long-term contracts. New Energy Equity, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE (NYSE:ALE), has successfully developed over 330MW of solar projects and closed more than $600M in clean energy investments. The company was ranked as the 7th Top Solar Developer and the 8th Top Solar Contractor on Solar Power World’s “2021 Top Solar Contractors” list and voted one of the fastest-growing energy companies in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia by Inc. Magazine. To learn more, visit http://www.newenergyequity.com.


The Personal Assistant to the CEO will report to the VP of Operations but will also receive direct assignments from the CEO.  The position will have primary responsibility for providing daily support to the company CEO.  New Energy Equity is a fast-paced and rapidly growing company, so this position will be expected to work independently and meet scheduled completion dates. Typical duties shall include but not be limited to:


  1. Job Duties
    1. Schedule meetings and manage calendar for company CEO
    2. Answer phone calls and emails and take messages
    3. Take accurate and comprehensive notes at meetings
    4. Help with daily time management for company CEO
    5. Run errands and complete tasks as requested for company CEO
    6. Plan travel, including flights, accommodations and ground transportation for company CEO
    7. Potentially travel with CEO, as requested, to arrange meetings and accommodations at location
    8. Provide transportation to and from events for CEO, customers and other employees of CEO’s company (vehicle will be provided)
    9. Coordinate events and speaking engagements for company CEO
    10. Draft correspondence such as emails and letters for company CEO
    11. Other activities as requested by CEO


  1. Qualifications and Candidate Requirements:
    1. Candidate should have a valid US Drivers License and clean driving record
    2. Candidate should be able to lift 50lbs regularly
    3. Adaptable to a dynamic work schedule
    4. Good work ethic
    5. Positive attitude
    6. Ability to take direction
    7. Ability to maintain privacy
    8. Strong interpersonal skills
    9. Tech-savvy and experience with word processing and email programs
    10. Active listening and good communication skills
    11. Proactive approach to problem-solving
    12. Ability to multitask
    13. Strong time-management and organization skills
    14. Candidate should be comfortable working inside and outside, with certain tasks being considered manual labor
    15. Arrange and execute multiple tasks inside and outside of the office


          At New Energy Equity, our core purpose is building cleaner energy, leaving behind a better world. This mission applies to more than the projects we work on. We leave behind a better world in how build our projects, but also in how we interact with our communities, teammates and our partners. We strive to lead the solar industry on issues of diversity and inclusion and are committed to hiring, cultivating, and retaining a diverse workforce and fostering an inclusive culture. We are honored to have our outstanding team and culture recognized as one of Comparably’s Best Places to Work in Washington D.C. Metro area. Our Co-Founder, President and CEO, Matt Hankey, is ranked by Comparably in the Top 5% of CEOs in the Washington, D.C. Metro area, as well as Top 5% of CEOs among similarly sized companies across the globe.  

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            Annapolis, Maryland
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