Strategyzer AG is an innovation powerhouse that helps organizations around the world reinvent themselves and develop new growth engines. The company was co-founded by Alexander Osterwalder – inventor of the Business Model Canvas and author of the bestsellers Business Model Generation and Value Proposition Design (40+ languages, 2+ million copies). Clients include companies such as MasterCard, Colgate, Nestlé, and many more. Products include online courses, software applications, and innovation services.

We are an amazing team of creative, technology and business professionals from around the globe. We love to build products and create experiences that benefit individuals, organizations and society. With our tools and products we change the way people think about strategy and innovation.

We are looking for an:

Executive Assistant to Alex Osterwalder w operational Role (m/f) 80-100%

Your tasks:

  • Calendar Management
  • Extensive travel organization
  • Customer relationship management
  • Social media management support (LinkedIn, Twitter)
  • Organization of speaking and workshop engagements from first contact (mainly e-mail) to contract, travel, material and invoicing
  • Expense and cash management
  • Operational support for the whole team, i.e.
    - Weekly executive calls
    - Monthly company calls (scheduling, agenda, follow-ups, etc.)
    - Company offsites

Your profile:

  • We are looking for someone who has worked as (virtual) executive assistant for at least 5 years and knows the demands on an entrepreneur's and manager's life.
  • He or she is creative, resourceful and solution-oriented
  • Is used to communicate with high-profile contacts
  • Is comfortable working remotely, unsupervised in a start-up environment (and knows how to use tools and platforms that support the collaboration of a team that is spread out).
  • Has a strong hands-on approach, out-of-the-box thinking, a team-player, motivated, and autonomous.
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency in English (our primary company language), knowledge of German is a plus.
  • Willing to commit long-term.

Your benefits:

  • Fast-growing and dynamic young business environment.
  • Flexibility to work remotely / from home part of the time. Centrally located office in Zurich.
  • International context and high-profile global clients.
  • Work/life balance.
  • Positive and collaborative company culture with flat structure.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Strategyzer Values



  • care for each other
  • have integrity
  • are open minded
  • are hungry


We are…

  • customer centric
  • users of our own methodology
  • iterative
  • autonomous and collaborative
  • focused on big picture and detail
  • open to constructive conflict


Our work is …

  • simple & clear, visual, practical & relevant
  • of great quality

We look forward to your application (pdf) with cover letter, CV/Resume, all relevant references, your desired compensation range and availability.

Strategyzer AG, Löwenstrasse 2, 8001 Zürich,