Adecco is hiring for an American private foundation with the mission of advancing human welfare, we are looking for a
PART TIME EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT supporting their U.S. Impact Investing Alliance department's Executive Director. The Executive Assistant (EA) will serve as an essential team member of the U.S. Impact Investing Alliance (the Alliance) which is being incubated at foundation and is funded by a range of philanthropies. The Alliance is a field building organization focused on impact investing, investing for financial returns as well as social, economic and environmental impact. The Alliance seeks to: Increase awareness of impact investing in the United States Foster deployment of impact capital across asset classes globally Partner with stakeholders, including government, to build the impact investing ecosystem
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION The EA is a highly organized, effective, proactive and articulate, representing the Alliance at the highest level. The primary role of the EA is to support the Executive Director of the Alliance and the team. The EA duties will include heavy scheduling, domestic and international travel planning, calendar management, conference call organization, and expense report management for the Executive Director. Responsibilities will also include internal and external event planning and preparation of meeting materials including the development of executive profiles. The EA will work closely with colleagues who report to the Executive Director, with select Foundation staff, and with the Alliances fiscal sponsor.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS BA/BS plus at least 5 years experience supporting executives at the highest level, representing the office in high profile settings in any given environment Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computer applications, including at a minimum Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), as well as travel and expense reporting software including Concur Manages financial, detailed and confidential information with the highest level of accuracy and sensitivity Experienced in taking notes in executive and other meetings, and managing appropriate follow up Proficient in utilizing online information resources and data tools for information retrieval and data entry; capacity to conduct select internet based research Excellent proactive planning skills, attention to detail, and organizational skills; able to self-manage, anticipate problems and recommend solutions, and prioritize multiple assignments and deadlines with little or no supervision Demonstrated initiative, resourcefulness, and sense of urgency in problem-solving and achieving results Intellectually curious, responsible, and accountable; seeking to be an engaged member of a diverse team Outstanding oral and written communication skills, with an ability to appropriately interpret and organize information, and manage both telephone and in-person communications tactfully and professionally at all times A highly effective ambassador for the Alliance, both with other areas of the Foundation and with external contacts Excellent interpersonal skills and a `can-do, `customer service attitude which contributes to building morale and team spirit within the Investments division; an active listener, with an ability to interface and coordinate with large and diverse group of internal and external contacts Willingness and desire to take on additional responsibilities as the strategies and goals of the Alliance develop