Executive Assistant (no Finnish required)

Salary Competitive

Rens' mission is to empower the next generation of world changers; those who break boundaries, follow their dreams and make a huge impact on generations after them. Come join us on our journey to create the first-ever #CoffeeSneaker! We're offering an Executive Assistant position in the Helsinki region. If you would like to be a part of history and help build the Nordics' first sustainable sneaker brand, this job is for you.

We’re looking for an Executive Assistant to support the founding team in business management and daily operations. You’ll work closely with the operations team to practice executive and growth at a fast pace. The right candidate has strong organization and management skills, an eye for detail, and excellent communication skills.



  • Act as the point of contact among executives, employees, clients, and other external partners

  • Support everyday administrative and operational activities, organize and maintain the office filing system

  • Format information for internal and external communication – memos, emails, presentations, reports

  • Manage information flow in a timely and accurate manner

  • Manage executives’ calendars and set up meetings; screen and direct phone calls and distribute correspondence

  • Make travel and accommodation arrangements

  • Accelerate HR management, addressing the human resource needs

The right candidate has/is:

  • High fluency in English, no Finnish required

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Ability to interpret complex data chunks and numbers

  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented

  • Proficient problem-solving skills and interpersonal skills

  • Discretion and confidentiality

  • Cool to work under a lot of pressure

It’s good that you also have:

  • Work experience as an Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant or similar role

  • Expertise in business operations and management for fast-growing startups

  • Experience in retail, fashion, and e-commerce industries

  • An understanding of finance and accounting

  • Fluency in Vietnamese or/and Chinese

What we can offer

  • A unique and global business opportunity

  • A chance to build the Nordics' first sustainable sneaker brand and a future market leader in global sustainable fashion

  • Valuable professional experience in the intersection of International Trade, eCommerce, Fashion, and Cleantech

  • Competitive compensation

  • Opportunity to grow your career and improve personal skills

  • A beautiful and spacious storefront office in the center of Helsinki, Finland

  • International, creative, and “super cool” co-workers

  • Endless coffee (duh!)

How to apply

Interested in the position? Want to make history? Submit your application through The Hub including:

  1. Your CV

  2. A cover letter or a short message to us, preferably explaining a situation that you assisted a senior/top manager, to be attached to your CV

  3. LinkedIn Profile

We’ll get in touch if your profile is a good fit.

For more information or questions please contact us at works@rensoriginal.com

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

See all 12 benefits

Working at
Rens Original

At Rens, we’re building a new footwear generation made from the world’s most advanced technologies and sustainable materials. Like all of us living in the era of fast-fashion, we too are frustrated with the insane amount of waste produced by the fashion industry. We believe that by combining sustainable materials with technology and style, we can create the world’s best sneaker, without wasting precious resources from Mother Nature. Learn more about us here https://rensoriginal.com/

Read more about Rens Original

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