VisionSpring seeks an organized, smart, energetic professional with strong executive function to join our team as executive assistant to the president and founder. As a “right hand” to the president, you will manage the president’s and founder’s schedules and travel, support internal and external communications, coordinate activities of the board of directors, and manage the VisionSpring New York office. You will play a key facilitative role in a high-growth environment, interacting daily with VisionSpring's global team, leadership, and partners. This position is based in New York City.
The role of executive assistant is ideally suited for a someone with a demonstrated interest in social entrepreneurship, who will use this entry level position as a unique opportunity to gain a deep and nuanced understanding of how an organization that blends philanthropic and earned revenue delivers social impact. The candidate who succeeds in this position will skillfully and gladly manage the sometimes-tedious work of scheduling and travel, knowing that s/he is also gaining frontline exposure to managing growth, with a bird’s eye view into strategy, fundraising, global operations and governance. The executive assistant will have the opportunity see and contribute to VisionSpring’s work in a frontier or emerging market at least once a year.