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Executive Assistant

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La Colmena
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Staten Island, NY

Job Title: Executive Assistant

Classification: Salaried/full time

Reports To: Executive Director

ABOUT LA COLMENA: La Colmena empowers immigrant workers and their families through education, organizing, culture, and economic development. To this end, La Colmena provides a space where workers learn and assert their rights, develop their leadership and become active members in their community


POSITION OVERVIEW:  Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison with the Board of Directors and helps develop and implement the media campaign strategy. 


ESSENTIAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Executive Assistant duties include:

  • Provide comprehensive support services to the Executive Director 
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, presentations, reports and memos
  • Draft and send out press releases
  • Support creation of opinion pieces
  • Manage the Executive Director’s calendar and maintain calendar of events
  • Assist in documentation of daily Executive Director activities, including meeting minutes
  • Process expense reports
  • Organize logistics for meetings, retreats and board meetings
  • Serve as a liaison to the Board of Directors
  • Conduct research on issues of interest to the Executive Director
  • Assist in other administrative tasks as needed

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience working with executive and senior management
  • Immediate knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, take initiative and maintain confidentiality
  • Solid written and oral communication skills and excellent phone manner


PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge of Staten Island
  • Bilingual English/Spanish   

People from communities that traditionally experience discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity or immigration status; women; new parents; people with disabilities; and LGBTQ+ people are especially encouraged to apply

Job Title: Executive Assistant

Classification: Salaried/full time

Reports To: Executive Director

ABOUT LA COLMENA: La Colmena empowers immigrant workers and their families through education, organizing, culture, and economic…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English/Spanish

Bilingual English/Spanish

Location

Staten Island, NY

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HOW TO APPLY:  Please submit the following documents via email to info@lacolmenanyc.org with “Executive Assistant” in the subject line. 

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  2. Resume
  3. Name and contact information of three references (state for how long and in what capacity they know you)
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