New Garden International - Executive Assistant

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New Garden International, a private investment firm in Stowe, VT, is seeking an executive assistant to support the management team with the development of two separate business ventures; a maple nougat candy company in Vermont and biomaterials company in the Midwest aimed at solving a major and widespread invasive species issue. If you are seeking an opportunity to wear many hats and join an organization on the ground floor while living and working from Stowe, Vermont, this position is worth your immediate consideration.
— Matthew Burzon, Founder, Talon RPO

New Garden International - Executive Assistant

  • Location: 645 South Main Street, Stowe, Vermont 05672
  • Full Time; 9AM-5PM Monday through Friday

Company Overview:

New Garden International is a private investment company with Asian roots and an extremely entrepreneurial leadership team. Dr. Michael Furst and his wife Cheng "Elizabeth" Tienyang founded the company in 2014 following a successful education venture in China. New Garden International invests in their own projects exclusively, primarily in the areas of education, food processing, and biomaterials. 

Executive Assistant - Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist the General Manager with marketing research and help develop connections with suppliers, partners, government resources, other stakeholders
  • Assist the General Manager with marketing research and business development 
  • Arrange and manage the schedule for the General Manager
  • General reporting and administration, including working as a liaison with outside accountants and lawyers
  • Other work with lesser or greater levels of responsibility as assigned

Key Requirements:

  • Independent work ability (ability to work alone)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Able to write business correspondence well
  • Able to both take initiative and also understand where the limits may be
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills 
  • Experience in manufacturing environment would be an advantage, as is experience in a multicultural environment
  • Willing to travel for business

Qualifications:

  • 5 to 10 years of general business admin experience
  • College degree preferred but not required

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary with health insurance is offered as well as long term bonus potential in the event of company sale.