February 1, 2018

Job Opportunity: Assistant / Administration & Events Coordinator

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We are looking for an Assistant / Administration & Events Coordinator.

Responsibilities at this position include: administrative support (scheduling and organizing meetings, research, document preparation, answering e-mails and phone calls), communication management (supporting social media activities and newsletter edition), organization of the planned activities and events for Fellows and Alumni of the Leadership Academy for Poland (groups ranging between 50-200 people).

This is a great opportunity to meet outstanding people (high-level executives, companies’ and organizations’ CEO’s and directors, professors, journalists, and activists), world-class educators (including Harvard professors) as well as experience a new culture and be part of exciting new social good projects.

How to apply: Interested and qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume, as well as a short, informal letter of intent stating reasons they would like to begin working at Center for Leadership to: join.us@center-for-leadership.org

We offer:

  • Favorable salary
  • Work flexibility, a part-time job with the intention of developing into a full-time position
  • Meaningful job where you will be able to really make a difference and contribute to the development of good leadership for Poland and for the world
  • Opportunity to meet and work with world-class educators, including Harvard professors and other leading international scholars and speakers
  • Possibility to meet outstanding people from different sectors (business, startup, NGO, academia, media, public administration, culture, and sports) who are committed to changing the world and leaving a positive mark on it
  • Great occasion to learn about leadership and management

The ideal candidate is a well-organized, responsible, and hardworking person who shares Center for Leadership’s mission: bringing high-class education to Poland, promoting the development of good leadership for Poland, and connecting outstanding Poles to shape the future of both Poland and the world. Past experience in the field is a plus. Location in Warsaw would be best, however working partial distance may be considered. Requirements include proficiency in English, as well as excellent knowledge of MS Office and G Suite.

Key qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational skills, acute attention to detail, and ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
  • Must possess a “can-do” attitude for all situations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates a proactive ability to anticipate needs and changes, then react efficiently with independent/sound judgment
  • Has a passion for learning new things, continuing professional improvement, and sharing best practices
  • Determined, self-motivated, and eager to take on new challenges
  • Exceptional work ethic, discreet, and trustworthy
  • Ability to understand and retain new information quickly
  • Calm under pressure
  • Experience planning, managing and executing both meetings and events
  • Contribute a fun and creative approach to team activities and morale
  • High energy, positive, outgoing

How to apply: Interested and qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume, as well as a short, informal letter of intent stating reasons they would like to begin working at Center for Leadership to: join.us@center-for-leadership.org

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