Executive Assistant to Daniel Barcay

About the Center for Humane Technology (CHT)

CHT's mission is to realign technology with humanity's best interests. We are dedicated to leading a comprehensive shift toward technology that strengthens our well-being, global democratic functioning, and shared information environment. 

Through our work we build shared understanding, drive coordinated solutions, and empower leaders to act. 

Learn more at humanetech.com/who-we-are


Listen to our executive director describe this role in a short video intro here.

Daniel Barcay is the executive director of the Center for Humane Technology. As ED, Daniel oversees the organization's mission, vision, strategic plans, fundraising, impact, board relations, and manages internal stakeholders across Content, Policy, and Operations. 

We are looking for a seasoned full-time executive assistant at the Center for Humane Technology to amplify Daniel’s work across the organization. If you’re organized, detail-oriented, and passionate about making the world a better place, we’d love to meet you.


  • Project management: help Daniel run the ship and stay on top of all priorities across multiple projects
  • Inbox management: prioritizing and triaging Daniel’s inbox, writing emails and documents over dictated voice memos, and staying on top of correspondence
  • CRM and record management: capturing relationships, meeting notes, expenses, and updates
  • Meeting management: creating briefs, setting agendas, taking notes, and capturing next steps
  • Calendar management and scheduling
  • Board meeting prep
  • Travel arrangements
  • Special projects


  • Terms: Full-time permanent role with 90 day trial period
  • Compensation & Benefits: $80K-110K annual salary (depending on experience level), generous paid time off, medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K with 4% matching
  • Location: Remote on Pacific Time working hours


This role will report to CHT’s Executive Director, Daniel Barcay.


  • Have 5+ years of prior experience as an executive assistant managing c-level executives, especially in a fast-moving startup environment
  • Have an authentic, friendly, concise email writing voice with executive presence
  • Be organized, detail-oriented, great at project management, and have a passion for managing many moving pieces in a rapidly changing environment
  • Value open communication, empathy, and emotional intelligence
  • Ask great questions, show curiosity, and have an eagerness to learn quickly
  • Be a proactive problem solver who can take initiative with suggestions on how to do things even better
  • Be at home working with software systems: setting up and updating CRMs, collaborating on Google Drive, Notion, Dropbox, HubSpot, Slack, and Signal
  • Be available and responsive during Pacific Coast working hours (within 15 minutes for text, within 2 hours for email), with flexibility during certain sprint times to respond to high-priority messages during weekends

CHT encourages individuals of all learning styles, ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for this position. Additionally, research has shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for roles unless they believe they meet all of the qualifications. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described as we are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to supporting this work.

CHT is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability, any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, stalking, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law or that of persons with whom that individual associates, or any other legally protected characteristics.

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