Bilingual (Spanish/English) Executive Assistant to the chairman
Full Time - Washington DC
The Group of Fifty is a 25 year-old network of forward-thinking Latin American CEOs committed to global leadership in both business and philanthropy. We’re seeking a full-time, well-organized, fully bilingual (Spanish/English) and hard-working Executive Assistant to directly support the Group’s Chairman in all day-to-day operations.
Act as a Gatekeeper to the Chairman, protecting his time from a relentless stream of outside demands on it.
Function as a project manager for the Chairman, prioritizing conflicting needs and deadlines, following-through on important tasks, and ensuring that all deadlines are met
Complete a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Chairman including:
arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and
compiling documents for travel-related meetings
managing an extremely active calendar of appointments;
composing and preparing correspondence that is often confidential;
Manage the Chairman’s professional and personal brand by implementing a communications strategy that includes updating his web presence on a daily basis (social media, personal website, web search content), and responding to media requests.
Conduct research assignments
Aid in editorial work for major publications on world affairs
Edit, prepare, and occasionally translate documents, including confidential correspondence, external communications, and articles for publication.
Implement and maintain procedures/administrative systems
Manage expenses and invoices
Manage databases and filing systems
Provide support to other units of the organization leading up to the Annual Meeting
Research and present detailed memos directly to Chairman prior to speaking engagements or media interviews,
Help manage his personal relationships with a wide array of external personalities and organizations.
Other miscellaneous tasks to support the Chairman
Outstanding written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish (candidates will be tested in both languages)
Superb organizational skills, including thoroughness, attention to detail, efficient time management and ability to multitask
Exceptional interpersonal skills and emotional maturity, ability to build relationships and handle stressful situations with tact and diplomacy
Resourcefulness, professionalism, perseverance and the ability to work independently
Discretion, as you will often handle confidential information
The ability to be proactive and take initiative
At least five to ten years providing support for upper-level management
A completed bachelor’s degree
A valid U.S. work permit is required
Event planning experience
Knowledge of Squarespace, Quickbooks, Salesforce and Mailchimp.
Salary: The compensation package for this role includes a competitive base salary, health benefits, and paid vacation/sick/holiday time.
How to Apply
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and interested parties are urged to apply as soon as possible. Please email a detailed cover letter and CV as a single PDF attachment to HR@G50.org.