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Special Projects Assistant

Responsibilities

Executive Assistant Duties

  • Act as the point of contact between the executives and internal or external partners
  • Organize meetings and coordinate schedules of stakeholders in multiple time zones
  • Handle correspondence on behalf of executive team
  • Take dictation and minutes and write them up subsequently for review
  • Maintain the current filing and database system, and look for ways to improve current systems to maximize efficiency
  • Document and follow up on important actions and decisions from meetings
  • Act as point of contact for Country Partners to receive assistance from executive team
  • Provide administrative support as needed

Project Coordination Duties

  • Maintain and monitor project plans and schedules
  • Organize, attend and participate in stakeholder meetings
  • Prepare necessary presentation materials for meetings
  • Ensure project and event deadlines are met
  • Undertake project tasks as required
  • Develop project strategies
  • Ensure that Boma materials adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project
  • Produce reports and presentations and contributing to research on an ad-hoc basis
  • Work collaboratively with Boma’s decentralized global network to coordinate, implement and scale world-class impact summits, and digital and in-person training programs.
  • Liaise and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including Boma Circles, investors, Country Partners, and global Brain Trust
  • List Boma events and trainings on website

As the role develops, you may be required to take on additional responsibilities such as:

  • Social media management and editorial responsibilities to amplify the work of Boma Country Partners
  • Website management and maintenance
  • Tech logistics for Boma’s virtual events
  • Management of Boma Community and all Boma Circles correspondence

Qualifications / Skills

  • A background as an Executive Assistant and/or event/project planning and coordination
  • Hands-on experience with managing and maintaining relationships with multiple stakeholders (non-profit, business, government, etc.) and diverse teams from varying countries and communities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Incredibly organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise tasks
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a remote team
  • Competency in Google Suite (creating presentations, google sheets reports, and filing systems on G-drive)
  • Competency in other digital tools such as Zoom, Zampier, Hootsuite, MailChimp, Slack & Eventbrite
  • Experience in website maintenance and social media management is an asset

How to apply

Email [email protected] with CV and cover letter (max one-page) as soon as possible.

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