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Operations Assistant

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U.S. Impact Investing Alliance


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Published 7 days ago

April 12, 2021
March 19, 2021

Position Summary

The U.S. Impact Investing Alliance (“the Alliance”) is seeking a talented individual with strong project management skills in a fast-paced setting. The Alliance is dedicated to building the impact investing ecosystem by bridging market gaps and addressing shared challenges. The Alliance's long-term vision is to place measurable social, economic and environmental impact alongside financial return and risk at the center of every investment decision. For more information, please visit www.impinvalliance.org. The Alliance is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs.

The Operations Assistant will work under the direction of the Senior Manager and will support the project team by participating in various general and project specific tasks. This person must exercise effective time management and be a great multitasker.

NOTE: The Alliance is operating remotely due to the ongoing public health crisis. In-person operations will be resumed when deemed safe to do so.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Project Management

  • Develop and maintain project work plans for programmatic activities
  • Develop systems for tracking and ensuring staff progress towards project work plans
  • Coordinate project team meetings, including scheduling, hosting and agenda development in conjunction with manager
  • Provide logistics or technical support for stakeholder events and meetings
  • Track event attendance and other project information for grant reporting purposes
  • Create and maintain industry events calendar

Administration & Operations

  • Maintain central team calendar and support with meeting or event scheduling
  • Serve as liaison with NVF to ensure smooth communications and coordination of all administrative, and human resources policies and activities
  • Accountable for ensuring organizational and staff compliance with all NVF stipulated human resource requirements
  • Maintain Alliance technology and website operations, including licenses, subscriptions, file sharing, hosting and other relevant resources
  • Support facilities management and operations, including equipment management and procurement, office rental, etc.
  • As needed, provide administrative support to President and/or project staff

Stakeholder & Strategy Support

  • As assigned by supervisor, support the development of fundraising, communications or strategy materials for boards, councils or other stakeholders
  • Participate in regular planning meetings
  • Contribute to special research or writing tasks as appropriate

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability  

  • 2+ years of relevant professional experience and a proven track record of success
  • Experience in project management in a startup or nonprofit setting
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience using Google Workspace, Microsoft Office and Zoom
  • Experience with website content management (Squarespace, WordPress, Drupal, etc.) a plus
  • Interest in non-profit operations a plus

Position Summary

The U.S. Impact Investing Alliance (“the Alliance”) is seeking a talented individual with strong project management skills in a fast-paced setting. The Alliance is dedicated to building the impact investing ecosystem by…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Location

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

How to Apply

Email your resume and cover letter as PDF or Word attachments to: careers@impinvalliance.org. Please reference the exact title of the job you are applying for in the subject line. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please do not contact individual staff members to apply.

Email your resume and cover letter as PDF or Word attachments to: careers@impinvalliance.org. Please reference the exact title of the job you are applying for in the subject line…

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