IMC is a leading global market maker using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities across multiple trading venues worldwide. From our offices in Amsterdam, Chicago and Sydney, we provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
We have an exciting opportunity for a Personal Assistant to join our team in Amsterdam. The role entails dedicated support to the Managing Director, as well as two other members of the Management Team; the Head of Trading and the Head of Tech. You are the ‘go to person’ for this part of the management team and will provide secretarial, administrative and organizational support. You optimize the daily schedule, help prioritize and proactively plan ahead so the MT can be as efficient as possible in spending their time while managing a growing company.
You will ensure the highest quality along with the smooth workflow of tasks like:
Perform all the duties of a Personal Assistant, organizing complex calendars and leveraging time effectively by scheduling and maintaining all calendar items.
Provide dependable, high-level support interacting with internal colleagues and external partners, while maintaining confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
Coordinate schedules among management team members and plan the logistics of this meetings.
Planning, organizing and executing projects with minimal guidance
Preparation of presentations, drafting and checking documents, making high level reports
Day to day support on miscellaneous tasks
Our team is small but strong, and so is our company, meaning you will be given a broad range of responsibilities from day one. We expect you to pick things up quickly and demonstrate a strong team spirit.
For this position we are looking for an energetic, proactive and intelligent ‘people person’ who is ‘on top of things’. Someone who has strong organization, prioritizing and planning skills and is able to make decisions. You are a strong communicator, both verbally and in writing. In addition, you have an excellent command of the Dutch and English language.
This is the perfect role for someone who has experience with working in an international, fast growing, fast paced and informal environment and likes to work with smart, driven people.
WHAT WE LOOK FOR
4+ years of personal assistant experience in a corporate or professional, international environment working for management level
Excellent judgment and impeccable discretion; demonstrates highest level of confidentiality
Distinct quality mindset and attention to detail
Strong organizational and coordination skills
Ability to work and stay focused under pressure and manage urgent tasks against short timelines
Ability to build strong interpersonal relationships
Open mindset and flexibility towards change, unforeseen circumstances and engagement for continuous improvement
Calm, professional, self-confident demeanour
WHAT MAKES IT FUN?
You will have ample opportunities to learn and develop yourself. You will work in a very nice office with fun colleagues and an informal atmosphere. IMC encourages all associates to bring their ideas to the table and not be intimidated to question an approach or idea if there’s a better way to solve a problem. We employ a broad range of people with varying backgrounds. What they have in common is their superior technical expertise, extraordinary intellect and collaborative approach.
WHAT WE OFFER
We hire from the top 10% of the global tech community and we reward accordingly. Beyond this, we provide our employees an extensive range of training and personal development opportunities, as well as the chance to work with the latest technologies.
We offer a vibrant office environment, a free catered breakfast and lunch and a ready supply of fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. Our office is a great place to work from, but so is your home. That’s why we moved to a flexible hybrid model that allows for both. IMCers are given tools to do their job in comfort, no matter where they work from.
While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun. As part of the IMC family, you’ll get to enjoy our annual company trip and numerous social events throughout the year, as well as Friday drinks at our in-house bar. There will also be regular opportunities to give back to society through our charity foundations.
IMC: JOIN A WORLD-CLASS GLOBAL MARKET MAKER
IMC is a world-renowned market maker with offices in Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific. We use algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities across multiple trading venues. Our vital role, at the centre of the financial markets, provides liquidity for buyers and sellers worldwide.
In the late 1980s, IMC quickly identified the importance of technology in the fast-evolving trading environment. Our passion for innovation continues to drive us today. Although our company has grown rapidly over recent decades, we still approach our work with the same entrepreneurial spirit, with an emphasis on continuous improvement and innovation. We like our people to think for themselves and we give them the responsibility and support they need to make an impact. This means real work as well as dedicated training programmes and mentors.
While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun – whether solving complex problems or taking part in team-building, leisure and sporting activities. IMC also enables its employees to contribute to a better society through our foundation.