Bilingual (Spanish/English) Executive Assistant

Full Time - Washington DC

Want to interact with a community of passionate, progressive, and philanthropic CEOs and business leaders from Latin America? Want to help grow one of the world’s premier conferences that features heads of state, Nobel laureates, business and media titans, top philanthropists and renowned innovators?

Dream of working with a small but dynamic team in a start-up setting where new opportunities and responsibilities are yours for the taking? Care about the future of the Americas and would like to help create a more progressive and transparent business culture in the region? 

If so, this position is for you.

The Group of Fifty is a 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) Executive Assistant. The selected candidate will work directly with the CEO as he shapes and manages a new sales outreach program to grow the organization.

The position will have extensive exposure to small business operations and growth. This is an opportunity to work with a small team of passionate individuals who are collaborating with major brands and global thought-leaders. Some domestic and international travel will be required.

Tasks

  • Manage CEO’s professional relationships and schedule

  • Ensure every call and every email is returned in a timely and appropriate manner with the help of CRM software

  • Work directly with CEO on a sales outreach strategy, including

    • Researching and presenting potential target contacts,

    • Determining sales landmarks,

    • Analyzing progress made

  • Reach out directly to target contacts on behalf of CEO prior to conferences and trips

  • Draft and edit a range of materials in Spanish and English

  • Prepare background information on key industry figures for CEO’s meetings

  • Plan and book travel for CEO

  • Minor book-keeping and data entry

  • Provide support to other components of the organization leading up to annual meeting

Qualifications

  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken English and Spanish is preferred (candidates to be tested in both languages)

  • Extremely organized with outstanding attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience using a CRM package is preferred (Salesforce, Hubspot, Insightly, etc)

  • Some bookkeeping or accounting skills are a plus

  • Strong Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • A bachelor's degree

  • A valid U.S. work permit is required

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 attachment to HR@G50.org.  Please include your salary requirements in your cover letter.