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 :
Making arrangements for in-person and virtual meetings
Preparing briefs for meetings and events
Logging information in Salesforce and pulling lists from Salesforce
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.
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
Experience working at a well-respected global organization
Knowledge of global development
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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