Open Doors is a Christian charity, part of Open Doors International, a global NGO network which works in over 60 countries to support and strengthen persecuted Christians. Last year the UK base raised approximately £12 million to provide practical support to persecuted Christians such as food, medicines, trauma care, legal assistance, safe houses and schools, as well as spiritual support through Christian literature, training and resources.
Open Doors is seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to provide a comprehensive, confidential and professional service to the CEO to ensure efficient and effective management of the office. The role will be the first point of contact for the CEO, and will proactively manage projects, business correspondence, and prepare background documents and presentations. To be welcoming, hospitable, culturally sensitive, proactive and to deliver a range of high-level projects in a timely manner.
The successful candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills, be highly motivated, organised, full of initiative, and common sense. He/she will have the ability to work as part of a team and relate well with staff, trustees and the general public. A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages is also essential.
Closing date: 8 September 2019
Start date: As soon as possible