Executive Assistant / Office Manager

About SiFive

SiFive is an idea-to-silicon company founded by the inventors of RISC-V to simplify the design and production of custom SoCs.

As the leading commercial provider of RISC-V processor IP, SiFive is on a mission to help engineers design custom chips for domain-specific solutions for many markets, including 5G, edge AI, enterprise networking, storage, and consumer devices.

Industry-leading innovators, including six of the top ten semiconductor companies, are working with SiFive thanks to our proven success, deep expertise, and rich partner ecosystem. With SiFive’s rich IP ecosystem and accessible design platform, every market has access to the development of workload-focused hardware needed to design next-generation products.

Our office in La Ciotat, France is growing, and we are looking for an experienced Executive Assistant/Office Manager to join the team and help us grow even further. As the first EA/Office Manager in France, you will have a unique opportunity to work in a rapidly growing semiconductor "startup" and to work with a fun and engaging team. You will be able to work closely with employees of all levels, from interns to C-Suite.


  • Performing various administrative support tasks for the Managing Director. These tasks may include, but are not limited to, scheduling executive appointments and meetings, maintaining calendar, preparing expense reports, preparing/editing executive presentations, scheduling travel arrangements;
  • Planning and coordinating employee/client events;
  • Responding and resolving administrative/facilities problems and inquiries with your professional judgement;
  • Acting as liaison for maintenance, IT service, mailing, shipping, supplies, equipment, bills and errands;
  • Scheduling and coordinating local interview appointments in collaboration with the global Talent Acquisition and hiring teams;
  • Welcoming candidates and assisting hiring managers with moving candidates through onsite or video interviews;
  • Optionally, working as part of a team on ad hoc local and international HR projects, such as compensation and benefits, immigration, remote working policies, documenting policies, etc.


  • 5+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant and/or Office Manager;
  • Experience supporting executive leaders proactively ideally in startups with global presence;
  • Experience and interest in working in high-growth and high-pace companies;
  • Maintaining a high level of accuracy even in a high-pressure situation;
  • Highly proficient in GSuite applications and MS office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel;
  • Familiarity with Talent Acquisition tools such as Greenhouse ATS, Greenhouse Onboarding, or similar;.
  • Strong decision-making skills and willingness to act on your own initiative;
  • Highly organized with an outstanding eye for details;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both in English and in French;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with many personalities.
SiFive is proud to be an equal employment opportunity workplace. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes flexible paid time off; health, vision and dental benefits; employee stock option program, and much more.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
If you yearn to be challenged and wish to work in an environment where the boundaries of your creativity and skills will be tested, then SiFive is the place for you!
Notice to Staffing Agencies / External Recruiters:
Thank you for your interest in SiFive Inc. Please note that SiFive does not accept unsolicited resumes from external agencies unless contracted to fill a specific position. Agencies are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact SiFive employees directly in an attempt to present candidates – all applications must go through SiFive's internal recruiting team. Any third-party resume forwarded by agencies/external recruiters to a SiFive mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to SiFive employees, or to SiFive's resume database will be considered property of SiFive Inc and treated as a direct application. This exchange does not constitute an agreement between SiFive and the agency/external recruiter. SiFive reserves the right to contact the candidate directly. Employment agencies/external recruiters will receive no compensation from SiFive or its companies.