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Executive Assistant - Part Time

Company: Candide Group
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Candide Group leverages capital to support the transition away from an extractive global economy to one that is built upon values of social justice and sustainability. We are a SEC Registered Investment Advisor based in Oakland, California, that supports families, foundations, athletes and cultural influencers who want their money working for social justice.As impact investors, we seek to foster social benefit alongside financial return. Building a more just economy will require an intense reorganization of society, and thus the pursuit of multiple strategies. Hence in addition to pursuing transformative impact through investing, we also leverage traditional advocacy through active participation in activism campaigns and maintain a thriving presence in media to affect change. We prioritize intersectional and systemic change approaches, both amongst our portfolio and within our advocacy work.Candide Group supports investments across all sectors, geographies, asset classes and stages including direct investments and funds; debt and equity as long as we believe there is a strong impact intervention, a viable financial case, and a team with the skills to execute. Our team is majority women and people of color, and over half our portfolio is led by people of color and women--in general we have a strong commitment to equity and inclusion both within our team and the teams we invest in.We are looking for an established, proactive, and detail-oriented Executive Assistant to support one of Candide Groups founders, Morgan Simon. From meticulous calendar management and ensuring clear communication, to travel and event support, this role will be responsible for making sure Ms. Simon is using her time in the most efficient way possible to simultaneously benefit Candide Groups objectives. This is a great position for an experienced executive assistant who is looking for part-time employment and would like to work mornings.Day-to-day functionsMaintain the Ms. Simons calendars in a thoughtful and purposeful manner, ensuring meetings contain the appropriate attendees, agenda items, and any changes are done with full consideration of our international team, spanning multiple time zonesSupervise scheduled activities and conduct daily check-ins on active and shifting prioritiesLead and support administrative projects; ensuring that they are accomplished in a timely and accurate mannerManage special event invitations and confirmationsPlan and handle frequent and intricate travel itineraries as the COVID pandemic lessensCreate collateral (presentations, memos, correspondence) for external and internal distributionComplete research and other ad hoc projects on behalf of Ms. SimonWhat you''ll getA supportive people-first team dedicated to justice and care within and beyond our growing organizationWorkplace flexibility and patient support as you transition into your new roleUp close exposure to innovative happenings in the world of social justice and impact investingWhat we look for3-5+ years experience as an Executive Assistant, preferably someone who considers themselves a career EAIncredibly organized and resourceful, able to juggle and multi-task with acute attention to detail and follow through. Super excited about figuring out the best option in any situation.Experience supporting a C-suite executive strongly preferred, particularly across multiple time zones and doesnt mind a 7:00-8:00 AM PST start timePrevious experience at a fast-paced and/or growing companyOutstanding verbal and written communication skillsExhibits a strong work ethic, professionalism, confidentiality, and good judgmentA kind and positive person, interested in joining a team that is focused on social justiceAs a team that is largely made up of women, POC, and queer people, interacting with co-investors and entrepreneurs of a diversity of backgrounds and experience operating in diverse environments is criticalTo applyPlease email the following to and include Executive Assistant Application in the subject line:A cover letter outlining why you are interested in working for Candide Group and your relevant experienceYour resumeA list of three referencesCandide Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, formerly incarcerated individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.by Jobble

Keywords: Candide Group, Oakland , Executive Assistant - Part Time, Other , Oakland, California

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