Executive Assistant


Basmah - Bangladesh American Society of Muslim Aid for Humanity

Published 25 days ago

Start Date

July 8, 2019

Application Deadline

June 30, 2019


$36,000 - $40,000
Salary is negotiable based on experience.

About Basma:

Our vision is to empower people and enable them to help themselves and their communities.  Short-term help is great but long-term stability is the goal. Our projects are developed with the hope of long-term growth for communities all over Bangladesh.

This is the philosophy that BASMAH operates under as we empower as many individuals as possible by brightening their lives through better opportunities. Each of these empowered individuals can then brighten the lives of those around them, changing their world. BASMAH is determined to brighten as many lives as possible.

  • - Our sewing program has empowered many individuals to set up small businesses.
  • - Our educational programs have empowered individuals to take control of their future.
  • - Our humanitarian aid projects have empowered local doctors to take control of their communities.
  • - Our Rohingya refugee program has empowered communities to help people that have been persecuted.

We are a very religion-focused in this organization, and come from an Islamic background. Tolerance and understanding of other religions and backgrounds is a major part of our organization.

Job Description:

The Executive Assistant must provide strategic, administrative and logistical support to the CEO of Basmah. There is the opportunity to be promoted to Executive Director after 6 months of proven productivity.

This includes:

  • Maintaining Documents, Contracts, and other official paperwork in a dependable manner for soft and hard copies (computer and office files).
  • Bookkeeping and data entry.
  • Appropriate and Professional demeanor in all interactions while representing Basmah and while working with staff.
  • Creating high-level communications with donors, stakeholders, and potential donors.
  • Work within a daily system to keep goals and projects on track with deadlines.
  • Be highly organized in an environment where overwhelming information and financial data requires structure.
  • Experience working with Contact Management Software (CRM) and other database systems.
  • Phone and Email contact with clients to provide information and new updates.
  • Arrange external events for fundraising and networking.
  • Social Media Management and Mailchimp Newsletter Campaigns.
  • Light photoshopping might be required.
  • Event management (which will be paid in addition to salary)
  • Creative Problem Solving skills are necessary for this role.
  • Any additional requirements, we will renegotiate salary or bonuses.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Nonprofit Background Only, internship experience welcome.
  • Must be trustworthy, with experience in Finance or as a Treasurer for Bookkeeping.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Word and Excel.
  • An associates or Bachelor’s degree is required (masters or doctorate graduates are welcome).
  • Must have Business Writing skills and little to no Grammatical Errors.
  • Must be able to communicate in English fluently.
  • The ability to create Professional Reports, organization charts, diagrams and graphs.
  • Must have Strong Morale Code and Ethical Standards
  • Cultural Sensitivity is required as you must respect this cultural environment, and be considerate and not offensive towards others.

This is a Full Time position of 40 hours a week, an evening ship which must be 12 pm to 8 pm or 2 pm to 10 pm. Sometimes office hours will be on weekends depending on need, but will open up other days during the week (i.e. if you work Saturday, you don’t work Monday). Pay starts at $36,000. Salary is negotiable based on experience!

Contact Us

This is mainly a financial and data management role, with some email and social media promotions. There is light interaction with donors via email and telephone. You must have cultural sensitivity. After 6 months of proven work, we can promote you to Executive Director.

To contact us, email your resume with title Executive Assistant Applicant, or you can also email us for more information.

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About Basma:

Our vision is to empower people and enable them to help themselves and their communities.  Short-term help is great but long-term stability is the goal. Our projects are developed with the hope of long-term growth for…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional


Please discuss with CEO.

Please discuss with CEO.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent in English.

Fluent in English.

How To Apply

Submit a formal resume for an interview.

Submit a formal resume for an interview.


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