Job Openings

Executive Assistant

Job ID: BH497029

Category: Executive Assistant, Administrative Assistant

Specialty: Administrative

Executive Assistant

Must Haves:
– Bachelor's degree
– 2 years of professional experience
– Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Outlook, Dropbox, Google Drive, Zoom, Asana, and other internet tools.

– Background knowledge of foreign affairs is (highly recommended)
– Proven office, administrative and academic support skills

• Serving as the main point of contact for the Secretary and responding to students, faculty, university leadership, media, and other inquiries
• Managing the Secretary’s complex calendar including overseeing and planning all aspects of frequent travel relating to work
• Coordinating day-to-day movements in the greater Boston Area
• Drafting and editing handwritten and email correspondence
• Producing and coordinating the production of background memos before meetings
• Editing/cleaning drafts of op-eds, articles, course cases, etc.
• Event planning and promotion, including media details and research and preparation of briefings
• Maintaining filing systems and contact databases for center business, courses, and other activities
• Performing administrative duties for Secretary courses, including booking rooms, arranging for class events, and providing administrative guidance to course assistants
• Managing communication between Center staff including research assistants, course assistants, and research project staff
• Coordinating additional special projects and assignments, as needed


The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts