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Executive Assistant

Position: Executive Assistant
Location: London, UK
Term: Full time

About Us

Since 1992, Equality Now has been using the law to protect and promote thehuman rights of women and girls around the world. With partners and supporters in nearly every country in the world, and staff in New York, London, Nairobi, Amman and Washington, D.C., Equality Now advocates locally, nationally and internationally to advance Legal Equality and Justice for Girls, and to End Sex Trafficking, Sexual Violence and Harmful Practices, including female genital mutilation (FGM) and "child marriage."

Position Summary

Equality Now are looking for someone to support our Director of Programmes and our Director of Marketing and Communications to do their jobs more effectively and efficiently. Equality Now is a dynamic, exciting and rewarding place to work. Expect to be challenged and to be part of a hard-working, lively and committed team. We need someone that is:

Upbeat, energetic and proactive
Creative, takes initiative and supports others to step up
Organised, takes instruction and pays attention to the detail
An excellent communicator – oral, written and visual
Hard working, timely and IT savvy

Key Responsibilities

Day to day work would include supporting the two Directors with:

• Co-ordinating the meetings, minutes and actions of the Global Strategy Team
• Writing compelling internal briefs and summaries of information and actions
• Diary and message management
• Document management – e filing
• Internal communications: Collecting and collating information from staff members across the organisation; facilitating feedback, idea sessions and information sharing; ensuring these are shared with the wider organisation
• Creating and updating presentations
• Travel management – bookings
• Basic expense accounting
• Creating organisational reporting dashboards

Skills and Experience

Essential

• Highly organised and personable individual with a minimum of 4 years experience
• Experience of working and managing complex spreadsheets
• Writing and editorial skills
• Accurate and concise note taking
• Confident in the tools of Microsoft Office
• Summarising text into slideshows
• Ability to update website content
• Working with meeting communication channels i.e. Video/teleconferencing

Desired

• Confident in Prezi
• Experience of working on internal communications plans and creating internal comms content

To Apply

Please submit a CV and cover letter to jobs@equalitynow.org. No calls please.

Equality Now provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status or disability.