The Africa Center is transforming the world’s understanding of Africa, its Diaspora and the role of people of African descent in the world. Serving as the hub for the exchange of ideas around culture, business, and policy related to the continent, and in the spirit of collaboration and engagement with individuals and institutions who share the Center’s values, The Africa Center inspires enthusiasm, and advances thought and action around Africa’s global influence and impact on our collective and shared futures. The Africa Center is an experimental, inclusive institution fostering business, policy, and cultural exchange locally and globally.
The Africa Center seeks a highly motivated creative and talented individual to support The Africa Center’s CEO. The ideal candidate for the job will be a proactive problem solver with exceptional communication skills and a meticulous attention to detail. They will have previous experience working in an office environment, performing administrative duties and providing support to management.
The Executive Assistant is primarily responsible for supporting the Chief Executive Officer and executive team as directed to ensure that the organization's goals and objectives are accomplished. The Executive Assistant will have primary responsibility for communications, scheduling, and financial documentation as it relates to the CEO’s activities. The Executive Assistant will work directly with the Chief Executive Officer of The Africa Center to ensure timely, discreet, and effective communication between CEO’s office and the TAC team, consultants, partners, funders, and guests.
The Executive Assistant will:
The Africa Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Africa Center offers a competitive benefits package including health insurance, vacation and paid time off, and other benefits.
E-mail your application to careers "@" theafricacenter.org with the subject line: “Executive Assistant” by Monday, June 20, 2022. Applications should include a resume and a cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please consider your application received unless it is bounced back.
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