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Safe Passage Project seeks a mission-driven individual to serve as our Executive Assistant. Focused on supporting the Executive Director to maximize their capacity and impact, the Executive Assistant will play a key role in moving the organization’s priorities forward efficiently and effectively.

An ideal candidate is someone who is excited by a wide range of big picture and more technical work, is excellent at juggling competing priorities, and is energized by working on details and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. This is a tremendous opportunity for someone eager to learn about the nuts and bolts of a growing, well-respected organization and make an impact in the immigration field.

The Executive Assistant will support the Executive Director and report to the Director of People and Operations. They can expect to collaborate closely with the organization’s department heads, the People and Operations department, and the Safe Passage Project Board. 


What You’ll Do:

● Serve as point of contact for Executive Director,

● Maximize the Executive Director’s time by managing administrative tasks including overseeing their calendar and completing monthly expense reports,

● Oversee planning, scheduling, and logistics for Board of Directors meetings and Committee sessions,

● Support the Executive Director with research projects, basic spreadsheet analysis, and basic powerpoint design,

● Lead additional special and administrative projects,

● Support the People and Operations department as capacity allows, and

● Contribute to Safe Passage Project’s internal culture and growing diversity, equity, and inclusion goals, ensuring that their work aligns to the organization’s goals and values. 


What You Bring to the Role:

● 1+ years experience supporting high-level leaders in an executive assistant or special projects role.

● Excellent communication skills. The ability to be clear, concise, professional and shift tone based on setting is necessary.

● Strong time management and organizational skills. The ideal candidate has proven experience meeting deadlines and is meticulous about completing assignments with high degrees of accuracy.

● Flexibility. In a fast-paced organization, this role will often need to shift focus as needed and work through ambiguity with minimal direction or guidance. You’re able to take in a range of information at different levels of urgency and importance and ensure progress moves on many fronts at once.

● High Integrity. This role will be exposed to significant amounts of information and treats it with discretion. 


Safe Passage Project seeks a mission-driven individual to serve as our Executive Assistant. Focused on supporting the Executive Director to maximize their capacity and impact, the Executive Assistant will play a key role in moving the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 19, 2021

Benefits

Safe Passage project offers competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills. In addition, Safe Passage Project offers a flexible work environment, including the opportunity to work from home, flexible hours, open time off, and 12 weeks paid family leave. The team works on a beautiful campus at a terrific office location in Tribeca and every employee has access to support for professional development. Safe Passage Project is proud to have a top-down, bottom-up commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Safe Passage project offers competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills. In addition, Safe Passage Project offers a flexible work environment…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

Please email a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, to jobs@safepassageproject.org with the subject line “Executive Assistant.” 

Please email a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, to jobs@safepassageproject.org with the…

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