Chinese (Mandarin) Speaker Executive Assistant

DCM Ventures

Menlo Park, CA, USA

Full time

Executive Assistant


Nov 17

DCM is a global early-stage venture capital firm with over $4.5 billion in assets under management and a mission to empower the global ambitions of inspired entrepreneurs. We’re a small group of investment professionals and operate a “one team, one fund” approach across the US and Asia. To date, we’ve partnered with over 300 companies across the world, including industry leaders such as,, Brigit, Careem (Uber), Chia, EvenUp, Figure, Fountain, Freee, FuboTV, Hims & Hers, Kakao Talk, Kuaishou, Life360, Matterport, (TikTok), Picsart, Plenty, SanSan, SoFi, Tempo, VIPShop, and Wrike. Our most recent funds include a $780m early-stage venture fund and a $100m seed-focused fund.


We are looking for an Executive Assistant to join our team, primarily supporting 1) our Chief Operating Officer / Legal Partner and 2) a Senior member of our Investment Team. Responsibilities will include:

  • Actively identifying and acting on opportunities to streamline work for executives, enabling them to focus on strategic priorities
  • Fully owning, managing, and maintaining calendars, including scheduling and multi-party coordination
  • Welcoming office visitors and ensuring an exceptional guest experience
  • Arranging complex domestic and international travel itineraries, including flights, hotels, meals, car service, etc
  • Tracking and reconciling travel and expense receipts
  • Managing office conference room setup, supporting AV as needed
  • Event support and planning, typically quarterly, for team off-sites and meetings, including logistical research and planning, day-of support, and vendor/invoice management
  • Coordinating with and support other Executive Assistants across our global offices on joint projects/tasks
  • Acting as a back-up to other Executive Assistants as needed, and in support of visiting executives from our global offices
  • Handling highly confidential and sensitive information with discretion
  • Upholding the DCM brand by demonstrating consistent professionalism, understanding, and respect in all third-party interactions


  • Native proficiency in both spoken and written Mandarin; additional language skills such as Japanese or Korean are a plus
  • 5+ years of administrative experience supporting executives; VC or finance experience preferred
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to liaise effectively with all levels of management and staff, both internally and externally
  • Self-driven with a demonstrated history of initiative
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office applications, particularly Outlook
  • Experience in event planning and coordination, ideally in a corporate setting
  • Experience and proficiency in organizing worldwide travel
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Strong impersonal skills
  • Experience operating with and supporting teams in multiple time zones
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize accordingly and independently
  • Bias towards action
  • Strong sense of ownership of work product

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DCM Ventures

DCM is a venture capital firm with over $4 billion under management.