Partner Assistant (60-80%)

Herzog & de Meuron is an international architecture firm with headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, and subsidiaries in Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, UK, and USA. For our office in Basel, with immediate effect or by arrangement, we are looking for a Partner Assistant (60-80%).


You are responsible for all assistance duties related to three Partners’ daily administrative work, such as managing incoming and outgoing email, Outlook calendar management, postal mail, phone calls, translations, expenses, team timesheets, various errands, and provide support within the Partner Assistance group (daily general coordination and occasional substitutions for other Partner Assistants; therefore, daily presence is a must). 


Requirements for the position are:

– Successfully completed academic education

– Experience as an executive assistant or similar position, preferably at an architecture or design office or similar international environment 

– Fluent German and English, verbal and written 

– French, verbal and written is preferable 

– Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, In Design, Photoshop) is a plus

– Pro-active and flexible working manner, strong organizational and communication skills, ability to prioritize tasks and to work independently


You are looking for a challenge in which you can contribute with your sound experience. As a communicative, resilient, and trustworthy personality with a strong interest in art and general knowledge of architecture or design, you appreciate the vitality of an international, dynamic, and creative environment. You are happy to serve the various needs of various personalities and are open for an adventure. Does this speak to you? 


We look forward to receiving your complete application documents in electronic form (letter of motivation, CV, diplomas and certificates) with the reference number B20-2 (please summarize all documents into one PDF file). Please use our online application form.



Herzog & de Meuron
Human Resources / B20-2
Rheinschanze 6
CH-4056 Basel