Wednesday, 02 January 2019

Position Opening: Administrative Assistant

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Administrative Assistant
Compatible Technology International (CTI)

Organization Summary: CTI equips smallholder farmers in Africa with innovative tools and training to harvest and process food to nourish their families, bring their crops to market and rise above hunger and poverty. We envision a world where hunger and poverty no longer exist.

Position Description: The Administrative Assistant is responsible for office administrative tasks such as preparing mailings and day-to-day data entry as well as providing direct support as needed for Development, Communications, and U.S-based program staff. This position reports to the Director of Philanthropy and Corporate Giving.

Schedule: 20 hours a week, $15 per hour

The administrative assistant is required to be at the office for all scheduled hours, but the schedule is flexible.


·         Direct office communications:  Answer phone, route e-mail messages, process incoming and outgoing mail

·         Provide administrative support for the Executive Director

·         Filing CTI organizational documents (i.e. grants; HR; CTI policies)

·         Support vendor relationships and contracts with cleaning organization, postage machine, and office supplies, and others as applicable.

·         Oversee maintenance of office equipment (including copier, printers, postage meter and supplies)

·         Issue invoices and process payments

·         Maintain Salesforce database: data entry, records management

·         Coordinate thank you letters using mail-merge

·         Support activities related to the annual gala, including silent auction, table assignments, registration activities, and correspondence.

·         Support fundraising events and activities


·         Must be computer savvy and proficient in Microsoft Excel, Publisher, Word, and Outlook

·         Knowledge of operating standard office equipment

·         Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

To Apply

Send an email with a résumé and cover letter to with “Administrative Assistant” in the title. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.