Executive Assistant Intern

As the intern to the Executive Assistant to charity: water's Founder & CEO, Scott Harrison, you'll assist in managing a constantly changing schedule and help vet all incoming requests. You'll be exposed to systems for keeping a pristine calendar, maintaining a system for scheduling meetings, communicating with key stakeholders, and ensuring the CEO is well prepared for every interaction. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • You'll efficiently execute administrative tasks like data management and shipping/packaging of Thirst.
  • You'll assist in special research projects for the CEO & COO
  • You'll manage Scott's gift-giving and come up with new exciting ideas
  • You'll develop and maintain systems and processes to help maximize the CEO and EA's time.
  • You'll assist in the research and coordination of domestic and international travel for the CEO and at times for members of the Leadership Team and key supporters.
  • You'll support liaising with our fundraising and marketing teams to ensure information is being shared transparently between the CEO's office and their departments on a regular basis.
  • You'll join meetings when needed, taking notes, and sending out action items.
 
SKILLS
You're so organized, it's embarrassing. 
You have remarkable attention to the smallest details, meticulous organizational skills. Your closet and kitchen drawers are a testament to this skill: when something doesn't have a place, you make one for it and teach others to keep it that way. You can manage schedules, inquiries, call logs and desk drawers.
 
You're Passionate About Accuracy
You double and triple-check your work because you know that accuracy is crucial to operating successfully. You pay strong attention to detail and possess excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills.
 
You get things done. 
You're a multitasking machine and love ticking boxes. You follow through on every task, no matter how big and take full responsibility for each project you are assigned. You live for hitting deadlines and understand the importance of keeping on schedule. You take initiative on projects from the start and know how to bring people together and get things done.
 
You're trustworthy and professional. 
You've proven you're equipped to handle and maintain confidential information. You're set on learning all the ins and outs of the org so that you can handle any donor or customer service question that comes your way.
 
You catch on quick. 
You're comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and can handle multiple deadlines at once. You can work outside the standard workday as needed, in order to support these deadlines and the domestic and international travel of founder.

COMMITMENT
You’ll start in January and commit until May. We’ll need you for 20 hours a week. Although this is an unpaid position, we’re happy to work with your institution for school credit.

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