Human Resources

Organization
U.S. Funds for UNICEF
Deadline for Applications
12/21/2015
Contact Information
www.unicefusa.org

The United Nations Children\’s Fund (UNICEF) works in 190 countries and territories to put children first. UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization, by providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF supports UNICEF\’s (USF) work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States. Together, we are working toward the day when no children die from preventable causes and every child has a safe and healthy childhood. For more information, visit www.unicefusa.org.

Executive Assistant

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Development, the Executive Assistant will provide a high level of secretarial and administrative support to the Senior Vice President (SVP). The position will have overall responsibility for scheduling and assisting in the preparation of meetings, travel arrangements, and appointments.

Key Responsibilities/Outcomes (include but are not limited to):

Schedule and prioritize multiple internal and external meetings
Prioritize e-mails
Draft responses
Screen and respond to phone calls
Coordinate extensive domestic and international travel arrangements
Process e-mails and redirect if necessary
Maintain filing system
Process expense reports
Ensure SVP has all necessary documents for high level meetings
Prepare support for Division All Staff meetings
Provide support to National Committee meetings with board members
Prepare agenda for SVP Direct Reports meeting as well as other meetings where appropriate
Handle other administrative details as needed
Qualifications:

Associate’s degree and a minimum of 5 years’ related experience supporting senior executives
Proven ability to handle multiple, complex tasks simultaneously, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Ability to take initiative and interface with all levels of staff and senior executives both internal and external to the organization while maintaining tact, diplomacy, and confidentiality
Ability to build relationships with individuals with diverse personalities, styles and at different levels of seniority
Proven ability to prioritize; work independently and handle multiple, complex tasks simultaneously
Strong interpersonal, time-management and oral & written communication skills; ability to compose, edit, and proof correspondence and documents
Keen attention to detail, flexibility in high-pressure situations and the willingness to assist with all tasks needed to ensure the success of the development team
Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule that includes some evening commitments
Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Office; must possess excellent typing skills
Must demonstrate USF Core Values: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Teamwork, and Service

To Apply-Please Apply Online at: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=UNICEFUSA&cws=1&rid=646

Must possess current and valid US Work Authorization and be eligible to work for any US employer without sponsorship.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary is commensurate with experience. In addition, USF offers a comprehensive benefits package.

USF is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

To Apply-Please Apply Online at: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=UNICEFUSA&cws=1&rid=646