Executive Assistant to the President
Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia
hace 5 días

Job Description

What you'll do here

If you've read this far, we know that you want to know more. We are looking for an Executive Assistant who will work directly with the President & Editor-in-Chief and his Chief of Staff.

You’ll be in constant contact throughout your working day, arranging meetings and logistics and solving administrative issues as they arise.

This role requires strong professionalism, confidentiality, creativity, attention to detail, and an entrepreneurial attitude.

Your first year will look a little bit like this...

In your first 90 days, you’ll focus on learning how to manage the President’s calendar and schedule meetings. Over time, your responsibilities will grow to include :

Booking travel

Making arrangements for in-person and virtual meetings

Preparing briefs for meetings and events

Logging information in Salesforce and pulling lists from Salesforce

Organizing contacts

Preparing and posting emails and social media on behalf of the President

Coordinating all media partnerships

Handling a range of other administrative duties

After your first year, you’ll have a strong grasp of how the President and his Chief of Staff work and will have established an efficient workflow.

You’ll have learned about Devex and our work in global development, and gotten to know the people and institutions we interact with.

You’ll have helped Devex as an organization to work more effectively and brought positivity and joy to our global team.


Required Qualifications

Here are the basic requirements we're looking for in the role

At least 1 year experience as an administrative assistant

Excellent written and verbal communications in English

Proficiency in business software platforms like Slack and Salesforce

Understanding of international institutions


Besides the basics, here’s what we’d love to see

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working at a well-respected global organization

    Knowledge of global development

    Communications experience

    Additional Information

    What We Offer You

    Being part of the Devex team is a partnership. We strive to make Devex a place where you can thrive and do your most inspirational work.

    The compensation range for this role is competitive for small independent news organizations. Here are a few benefits we offer :

    2, week-long Devex-wide breaks on top of standard holiday days

    2 Learning days

    Monthly professional and wellness activities

    Other benefits might apply

    We encourage applications from all backgrounds! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Devex. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

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