August 13, 2012

Join the Team: Administrative Assistant to CEO

Description: Pencils of Promise is seeking a talented, organized, and dynamic personality who is interested in learning the ins and outs of non-profits, start-ups, business and time management, and professional development. As the Administrative Assistant to the CEO, you will be supporting the Executive Team as the organization is entering an exciting period of growth. Core responsibilities include conducting research on best practices in non-profits, overseeing office activities and management, and assisting the team in various tasks. This position is for a one year, full time, unpaid commitment. Responsibilities:
  • Research trends in international development and non-profit for Executive Team
  • Assist in the development and implementation of leading non-profit operations practices
  • Assist CEO and Executive Assistant with administrative tasks such as scheduling meetings and phone conferences, travel and appearances, maintain and update contact list, organization, email composition, writing, research, etc.
  • Oversee and manage office operations
  • Foster PoP office culture and enrichment programs
  • Assist in Special Projects for the CEO and PoP Directors
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • Passion for creating social good, with strong interest in international development
  • One year combined work/intern experience preferred
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Ability to work in dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently with attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and creatively address issues as they arise.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Salesforce a plus
  • Team player and fun, social, dynamic personality
  • An open mind and good sense of humor
To Apply: E-mail your cover letter and resume to with the subject line “Administrative Assistant to CEO”. About Pencils of Promise: Pencils of Promise is one of the fastest growing nonprofits in the country. Founded with only $25 dollars, in less than three years PoP has broken ground on more than 60 schools in Laos, Nicaragua and Guatemala and delivered more than 2M education hours. Together, we build sustainable schools, partnerships and solutions to enable basic education for underserved children in the developing world. We are proof that a generation empowered will empower the world: one child, one pencil at a time.

Carlo Dumandan

Digital Media Manager