CPJ is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Founded in 1981, the Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent, non-profit organization defending journalists worldwide without regard to their political ideology. Through its work to safeguard journalists, CPJ protects the rights of all people to have access to diverse and independent sources of information.
The Committee to Protect Journalists is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to fill the position of executive assistant. This position with be 50% general admin support and 50% development department support. This is a full-time, exempt position based in CPJ's New York office. The starting salary is $42,000 plus benefits.
Provide administrative support as needed to executive director, deputy executive director, development director and finance director
Schedule and maintain executive calendars and meetings
Coordinate executive communications including taking calls, responding to emails and coordinating visitors
Work with travel agent to coordinate and manage executive travel itineraries
Coordinate meetings, including assisting with conference calls, logistics and RSVPs.
Maintain an organized file system of paper and electronic documents
Uphold strict confidentiality
Liaise with Finance department during monthly close and annual audit
Help maintain the organization-wide database
Gifts entering, tracking and reporting as needed
Assist in some donor and program research
Carry out routine administrative tasks
Qualifications: 2+ years of related experience; strong organizational, communication, project management and problem solving skills; impeccable multi-tasking ability, exceptional interpersonal skills; experience with Microsoft Office suite required. Some experience with Razors Edge preferred. Computer literacy, and ability to work in a quickly changing, deadline-oriented environment. International outlook and experience a plus.