AIDG is hiring! Program Assistant (Boston)

AIDG is currently seeking a Boston-based Program Assistant to provide program and administrative support to the organization. The position is a 6-month temporary position, with the possibility to convert to a permanent position at the end of 6 months.

Location: Boston, MA

Duration: 6 months

Position description:

The AIDG Program Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Developing printed materials (invoices, reports, letters and other documents) for publicity, reporting, and presentations
  • Consolidating financial and operational information from field offices, and preparing reports for bookkeeping and accounting
  • Handling incoming emails, paper mail, phone calls and faxes
  • Assisting with fundraising, grant writing, and donor management activities
  • Maintenance of donor and contact relationship management databases
  • Processing donations and sending acknowledgement letters and receipts
  • Coordination of events, staff travel and meetings
  • Minor updates to the AIDG website
  • Providing updates to social networks (facebook, twitter, blogs, etc)
  • Assisting with recruiting and human resources management

This is a full-time position with an initial commitment of 6 months. The position will generally require the applicant to work from 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Friday.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants interested in this position should possess the following skills:

  • 1-2 years office management experience
  • Excellent computer skills, must be able to learn new programs quickly
  • A commitment to issues of international development, the environment, and appropriate technology
  • Detail oriented and extremely organized
  • Strong written and oral skills
  • Good penmanship
  • Must be a self-starter with good time management skills, specifically must be able to anticipate next steps for successful project completion

The following additional skills are highly desired:

  • Spanish and/or French language proficiency (oral and written)
  • Experience designing or editing web pages

AIDG seeks a versatile, mature, friendly, independent, and dedicated individual, who also possess a good sense of humor. The candidate must demonstrate initiative and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Terms:

6 month contract, salary commensurate with experience. Review after 6 months, with possibility to convert to permanent staff.

Application Instructions:

Qualified applicants should send their cover letter and resume or CV to jobs (at) aidg.org.