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Job Announcement: Executive Assistant


The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights seeks an Executive Assistant for a C-level executive in New York.

The Executive Assistant will assist the RFK Center’s Chief Institutional Advancement Officer in all aspects of departmental management.  This is an ideal position for someone interested in nonprofit management and human rights.

The Executive Assistant will be delegated the following responsibilities:

  • Schedule, follow up, and assist in all projects in the department as needed

  • Coordinate business and schedule using GoogleApps (meetings, conference calls, etc.)

  • Manage the completion of projects within the department

  • Assist in the implementation and follow-up of fundraising campaigns

  • Assist in all tasks related to development, follow up, and oversight of programs and projects of the department

  • Upkeep of our constituent relationship management database (Salesforce)

  • Assist in internal communications

  • Assist in maintaining regular communication with donors and stakeholders

  • Maintain all business files

  • Make all travel arrangements, set itineraries, and prepare expense reports

  • Submit travel and other business-related expenses for reimbursement

  • Track all reimbursement requests

  • Type, prepare, edit, and proofread various documents and correspondence

  • Perform other general administrative duties and projects as assigned

The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years administrative experience, and be very flexible, organized, trustworthy, and able to work in teams or self-direct day to day activities.  Confidentiality is required.

The following is required:

  • 3 professional references

  • Strong research, writing, and editing skills

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Comfort and poise when interacting with prominent human rights donors, advocates, and VIPs

  • Flexibility to work longer hours as required

  • Technical proficiency or ability to adapt to a variety of office applications and database systems, including but not limited to: GoogleApps, Salesforce.com, Microsoft Office Suite

The Executive Assistant will work an average of 37.5 hours per week, with occasional evenings and weekends required.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Education and Experience:

  • BA required, MA preferred.

  • 3-5 years experience

  • Foreign language skills a plus


Email cover letter and resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it under the title “ExecAsst: Your Name” as the subject of your email.  No calls please.


“I HAVE A DREAM” and “FREEDOM FIGHTERS” The Struggle for Civil Rights at Palazzo Reale in Milan

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