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Presencing Institute - Who We Are

The Presencing Institute (PI) is a not-for-profit organization that operates as a global network and enables businesses, governments, and civil society to respond to the disruptive social, ecological and existential challenges of our time. PI builds the core capabilities required for profound societal transformation through training programs, action-research, and change projects around the world. Training programs are offered on different continents and also through massive on-line courses (MOOCs). 

PI works with a growing network of partner institutions, including MIT (Cambridge, MA), United in Diversity (Indonesia), United Nations Development Group (UNDG), UNDP, Lakeside University (China). PI also works directly with businesses, NGOs and government agencies to develop internal capacities for systems change, innovation and organizational transformation, as well as convening multi-sector groups to collectively address shared challenges. 

PI operates with a geographically dispersed leadership team that works across time and location boundaries to develop and lead PI’s vision and programs. The main management and support hubs are in Boston and Berlin. For more information on PI, visit us at: https://www.presencing.org/ 

Core Team Operations & Programs

The Presencing Institute (PI) is looking for a tech-savvy Core Team Member to support logistics, operations, and project management for the online programs u.lab 1x, 2x, and GAIA.

The role includes:

  • Logistical and administrative support for digital trainings and programs
  • managing calendars and team meetings
  • setting up a project management system for digital programs
  • implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems
  • liaising with a global team, key contacts and partners
  • attending to miscellaneous tasks, including website updates, team meeting agendas, etc.
  • support platform management
  • creation of powerpoint slides

Skills and Experience

The following skills, experience and interests are required:

  • project management skills and attention to detail
  • ability to work with complex, cross-institutional projects and overseeing the administration of multiple projects
  • strong communications and interpersonal skills
  • experience of working to deadlines and under pressure, juggling multiple priorities
  • ability to maintain spreadsheets (Excel), databases and electronic filing systems
  • advanced knowledge of Word, and the ability to learn company-specific software if required
  • powerpoint proficiency
  • flexibility, problem solving and good judgement
  • an interest in working in a small, dynamic social enterprise that makes the world a better place
  • ability to work 100% virtually
  • ability to be proactive and take initiative
  • fluent written/spoken English
  • fluency in other languages, such as Spanish or German, is desirable

What We Offer

  • A fun, international, and engaged team
  • A great community to work in and interesting projects to explore
  • A learning-focused culture where there is space for lots of prototyping and new ideas
  • Considerable flexibility in terms of working hours and working styles 

Terms and Conditions

  • Part-time or full-time position, with flexible working arrangements. Note that this post occasionally requires evening meetings, given PI’s global team and our spread across multiple time zones
  • This is a 1-year contract with the option of renewal
  • Pay & Benefits: PI offers a competitive salary within the NGO/non-profit sector

Applications

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to applications@presencing.com by Friday April 2nd, 2021.

The Presencing Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that our growing diversity is our strength. All applicants will be considered for the position regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Presencing Institute - Who We Are

The Presencing Institute (PI) is a not-for-profit organization that operates as a global network and enables businesses, governments, and civil society to respond to the disruptive social, ecological and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    April 19, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 2, 2021

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
1770 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140

How to Apply

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to applications@presencing.com by Friday April 2nd, 2021.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to applications@presencing.com by Friday April 2nd, 2021.

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