SOS Children's Villages - USA, Inc.
  • Operations
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Executive Assistant to the CEO 

Be the force-multiplier for the world's largest organization dedicated to the care of orphaned and vulnerable children in 135 countries, including the United States. As the right-hand to the CEO, you will play a pivotal role in the organization's growth. This is an awesome opportunity for someone who wants a front-row seat in learning how to lead, manage and grow an international development organization and help millions of vulnerable children. The Executive Assistant to the CEO (EA) reports directly to the CEO of SOS Children's Villages acting as the CEO's primary internal and external coordinator. The EA supports the CEO on activities related to donors, SOS global team in Europe and other countries, the Board of Directors; and collaborates with the Communications, Business Development, and Program Departments, as well as taking on special initiatives. The EA manages the CEO's calendar and activities. The position also works closely with the COO to organize and coordinate day-to-day operational activities. This position will be based in Washington, D.C. 


  • Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent experience.
  • At least 3 years' experience in an executive support or similar capacity.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with ability to manage multiple responsibilities and demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with particular emphasis on writing reports and business correspondence. Outstanding grammar and proofreading skills, a must.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present information and respond to high level inquiries from donors, partners, Board Directors and other members of the international community.
  • Strong sense of accountability, integrity and ability to handle highly visible responsibilities.
  • Excellent analytical skills; ability to quickly aggregate and analyze information.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build effective relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Exceptional common sense, maturity, discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Products.
  • Experience coordinating external events and interface with high-level donors a plus.
  • Experience working in a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Database is a plus.
  • Knowledge of a foreign language a plus.
  • Interest and experience in international development preferred.

For more details, see full job description.

All interested candidates must submit a Cover Letter along with application and include salary requirement.

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