Special Assistant

New York, New York • 80,000 - 90,000

About the Company:

Our client is a global nonprofit organization that has brought people together around the world to try to solve the world’s most challenging problems and promote the well-being of humanity for over 100 years.


  • Act as the point person for the President’s team on overseeing logistics and preparation for the President’s participation in internal and external meetings, events, and other activities.
  • Coordinating with the initiative and program teams to prepare timely and relevant briefing materials for the President for meetings, public events, trips and other activities.
  • Preparing background research and other materials that aid the President in preparing for his internal and external engagements.
  • Researching event requests to determine the strategic value of the President’s involvement.
  • Working closely with the Communications team to prepare all the necessary background for the President’s media appearances.
  • Drafting the President’s correspondence and trip memos to staff.
  • Maintaining the President’s internal files for correspondence, briefings, briefing books and other relevant materials.
  • Maintaining an external events calendar.
  • Providing support to the Manager of the President’s Administrative team.


  • 5-8 years of related work experience
  • Working use of Word, Excel, Power Point, and Lotus Notes and MS Outlook
  • General corporate telephone etiquette and technical skills
  • Bachelors degree


Compensation & Benefits:

  • 80k – 90K+ base salary
  • Generous benefits package, including employer-paid health coverage options
  • 401(k) plan
  • Up to 3 weeks of Paid Time Off annually


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