Executive Assistant

Job Type

Full Time




37 W 20th Street
Suite 801
New York
New York
United States


MDIF is mission-driven impact investment fund, providing debt and equity financing to independent media companies around the world providing the news, information and debate that people need to build free, thriving societies.

MDIF seeks an Executive Assistant to be based in its New York office to support senior staff as needed.

The Executive Assistant will be responsible for the following:


  • Manage travel arrangements for CEO; both domestic and international (making air travel & hotel reservations)
  • Manage calendar for the CEO & CIO, including scheduling and confirming conference calls and meetings (both in office and out of office meetings)
  • Assist CEO with time management
  • Schedule weekly and monthly executive conference calls via Skype and Zoom
  • Take minutes of select meetings
  • Prepare meeting and presentation materials
  • Set conference room and greet guests for meetings with CEO & CIO
  • Monitor and respond to email correspondence on behalf of the CEO as requested
  • Prepare CEO expense reporting (via Expensify)
  • Maintain contact list and files and oversee electronic mail distribution lists;
  • Maintain CEO’s electronic filing system
  • Coordinate out of town meetings for CEO and other travelers requested by CEO
  • Coordinate annual NY Board meeting and management off-sites; including securing hotel, meeting space, food & beverage
  • Assist with client visits to NY office, including hotel and air reservations
  • Provide additional administrative support to other MDIF personnel as requested by CEO

Additional responsibilities

  • Assisting the CEO and Chief Strategy Office with communications with prospective investors, including maintaining current investor packs and presentation materials, maintaining data rooms (using CapLinked) and coordinating due diligence
  • Special assignments


  • Gather and organize briefing materials in advance of meetings and conferences
  • As directed, conduct internet research on special subjects

Experience Required:

  • 3 – 5 years of experience supporting a senior executive
  • Excellent computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with event planning a plus
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Show discretion and ability to handle confidential issues
  • High level of self-motivation and at ease working independently when necessary
  • Poised, works well under pressure and attentive to detail
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a wide range of tasks and projects and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Pleasant, diplomatic manner and disposition in interacting with management, co-workers and the public
  • Comfortable working with an international, multicultural team

Essential functions are typically performed in a small, open office setting



Offering a competitive benefits program including medical & dental benefits, 401(k), commuter benefits and more!

Level of Language Proficiency

English fluency. Foreign language proficiency a plus, but not required.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


Please email resume to nyadmin@mdif.org