Overview

Role Summary:

A high impact job with the opportunity to step into the cockpit of an international NGO aiming to transform the global food system: The Executive Assistant to the President provides executive, administrative, strategic, and development support to the President. Serving as the primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders on all matters pertaining to the President, the Executive Assistant also acts as a liaison to the board and senior leadership; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects. We are looking for someone who can see the bigger picture and serves as a sparring partner to the president while also being willing to take care of repetitive and mundane tasks at times.

Hours: 40 hours/week

Location: Remote (Berlin area preferred)

Reports to: President of ProVeg International

 

Responsibilities:

  • Representing the president by managing his social media profiles, dealing with correspondence, or substituting him in meetings
  • Be a sparring partner for strategic discussions
  • Writing internal and external speeches, interviews, reports, presentations and articles
  • Support the international strategy to grow ProVeg International globally
  • Creating new project proposals and donor pitch decks
  • Support with analysis/reporting
  • Optimising workflows
  • Coordination on legal issues together with the Legal Counsel
  • Organising the president’s calendar, preparing and accompanying him to meetings
  • From time to time: Collating and filing expenses, contact management, travel management
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as necessary

 

Personal Specification:

Required:

  • Holds a university degree, preferably in business administration, communication, science, international relations, law or related fields
  • Has minimum of two years experience in a similar role/environment
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Organizational talent / “hands on” mentality
  • Supportive and loyal while also willing to provide critical feedback
  • A keen attention to detail and ability to prioritise as well as multitask
  • Flexible and resourceful approach to work and a “can do” attitude
  • Professional demeanour when giving and taking information in writing, in person, and over the phone
  • Capacity to work in a vibrant and fast-paced environment, while remaining calm
  • Ability to take initiative and prioritise tasks, excellent time-management, problem-prevention and problem solving skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Confident handling of figures and analyses
  • Very good software knowledge (G Suite apps, etc.)
  • Identification with the goals of ProVeg
  • Ability to work on their own initiative as well as work as a team player.
  • Willingness to travel as necessary

Preferred:

  • Experience in the NGO or plant-based sector
  • Experience with project management software (Wrike, Asana, Odoo, etc.)
  • Willingness to relocate to Berlin where applicable
  • German skills

When?

Application deadline: 6th of June 2021

Interviews & trial task: mid June 2021

Start date: mid July 2021

 

Benefits of working with us

Gain top-level insights into the working of a fast-growing international NGO
Strong organisational focus on personal development and designated training budget
Delicious and healthy vegan lunch every day at our Berlin office, when office access will be regular again
Flexibility around working arrangements
And last but not least: Become part of a great team and work with us towards a world where everyone chooses delicious and healthy food that is good for all humans, animals and our planet

 

Further information

Your application should include a cover letter and CV. Please send us your application using our online form (https://proveg.com/jobs/) and tell us how you found this job ad.

The upcoming steps include:

  1. A first phone interview with HR
  2. Online test
  3. A second interview with the President and the team
  4. The final decision may require an additional interview

Diversity Statement

ProVeg is committed to equal employment opportunities for all, regardless of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, refugee background, genetic information, disability, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, HIV status, gender identity, or gender expression. People of colour, women, people with disabilities, people from LGBTQIA+ communities, elderly people, refugees, and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

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About ProVeg International

ProVeg is an international food awareness organisation working to transform the global food system by replacing conventional animal products with plant-based and cultivated alternatives. ProVeg works with companies, governments, public institutions, medical professionals, the media, and the public to help the world transition to a society and economy that are less dependent on animal agriculture and more sustainable for humans, animals, and our planet

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