Compassion International

Executive Assistant, Global Counsel Office

Job ID
2017-10853
Colorado Springs, CO
Category
Administrative & Operations

Overview

This high level paraprofessional maintains strict confidentiality while collaborating with teammates to perform duties in support of the Global Counsel Office. Directly supports the success and efficiency of the leader and operations of the department. Efficiently prioritizes demands for the executives' time and coordinates schedules accordingly.

Essential Job Functions

Responsibilities

  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
  • Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.
  • In direct support of the Global Counsel Office (GCO), performs highly skilled support work such as researching, retrieving, and formatting information and data requiring in depth knowledge and understanding of the subject matter. Drafts, proofreads and releases records, documents, or forms and other correspondence on behalf of executive or other senior department professional practitioners.
  • Focusing on work product outcomes, and working as the work group process expert, may direct the tasks of other assistants or similar level staff and may administer programs requiring specific expertise within the assigned work group.
  • Answers questions, explains processes, and corresponds with people concerning complex or detailed information within the GCO. Often communicates with staff in other countries to facilitate processing of information or work product, follow-up on accuracy and process compliance, and ensure clear understanding between functions on complex strategic issues.
  • Often communicates with staff in other countries to convey concepts and strategies, facilitate processing of information or work product, follow-up on accuracy and process compliance, and ensures clear understanding between functions on major issues.
  • May perform support work such as answering phones, routing calls, conveying messages, and performing light manual labor such as delivering office supplies, arranging chairs, and placing refreshments or brochures and displays.
  • Directly oversees the gathering, evaluating and reporting on data related to the assigned department or client departments. May provide notary services as required.
  • Often schedules large and complex meetings, records meeting minutes, coordinates travel, welcomes and hosts visitors, and prepares agendas and itineraries.
  • May order supplies or services, arrange for shipping or transportation, or provide other logistical services in accordance with standard practices and policies or direct the work of other staff to accomplish these tasks. 

Qualifications

Faith

  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Work Experience

  • Extensive experience in supporting executives and/or attorneys preferred.

 

*** Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above ***



Working Environment: Office – Standard Office Environment

Physical Demands: Sitting and/or standing up to 8 hours per day

Travel Requirements: No travel is required for this role.



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