Executive Assistant

iDE is a global development organization with a mission to create income and livelihood opportunities for poor rural households. iDE was founded in 1982 and has played a pivotal role in developing social enterprises and market-based approaches. iDE invests in entrepreneurs, creates social enterprises, and provides solutions to solve some of the world’s toughest problems, primarily in agriculture and WASH. Our headquarters is in Denver, CO and there are currently offices in 14 countries, mostly in Africa, Asia, and Central America. iDE's Business Development / Operations (BD/Ops) department facilitates smart growth that builds country programs according to their goals and drives smart implementation that ensures iDE's mission is achieved.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for someone who shares our mission to improve the income and livelihoods of the rural poor. The ideal candidate will be a self- starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment and loves working across multiple teams. The candidate will also be an excellent communicator across borders as our Executive team is often on the go. We are looking for someone who adapts to changing needs, can multi-task with the best of them, and maintains a sense of humor!  

What you'll be doing:

The executive assistant provides high-level administrative support to the CEO & COO. Key areas of support include: Board support (logistics and coordination for board meetings, taking and maintain board minutes, coordination and production of the board books including the production of the global scorecard with support from the IT Director, maintaining the iDE Board Intranet, functioning as Corporate Secretary for iDE); Executive support (schedule management for the CEO & COO as requested, expense report support, arranging conference calls and scheduling meetings, handling information and research requests, and performing clerical functions such as  preparing correspondence; coordinating executive signatures on documents); General office support (ordering office supplies, watering the plants, supporting staff meetings and staff retreats); and other duties as assigned. 

Please reference the Executive Assistant Job Description (click on link) for complete details about the position.

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