Partner Assistant (80-100%)

Herzog & de Meuron is an international architecture firm with its headquarters in Basel and subsidiaries in Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, UK, and USA. For our office in Basel, we are looking for a Partner Assistant (80 - 100%) with immediate effect or by arrangement.


You are responsible for all assistance duties related to one Partner and for two Project Directors’ daily administrative work, such as managing incoming and outgoing emails, 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). This position is very international and English is our company’s language.


Our requirements:

– Experience as an executive assistant or similar position, preferably at an architecture or design office, or other suitable experience
– Strong interest and (general) knowledge of architecture, design, and art
– English is your first language (or equivalent excellence level)
– German intermediate skills, verbal and written
– French verbal and written good skills
– Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) are required; experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, 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 an interest in art and culture, you appreciate the vitality of a dynamic and creative environment. Does this speak to you? Then we look forward to meeting you.


We look forward to receiving your complete application documents in electronic form (letter of motivation, CV, diplomas and certificates) with reference B18-18 (please summarize all documents in one PDF file). Please use our online application form:




Herzog & de Meuron
Human Resources / B18-18
Rheinschanze 6
CH-4056 Basel