The Bronx Defenders - an innovative, progressive, holistic indigent defense office in the South Bronx – seeks an Executive Assistant to the new Executive Director (ED).
The Assistant reports directly to the ED and will be responsible for providing writing, research, communications, development, and general administrative support to the ED and other key employees. The Assistant will also act as a liaison with internal and external stakeholders such as the Board of Directors, government agencies, funders, heads of peer organizations, and The Bronx Defenders' executive management team. The Assistant will have opportunities to work with clients through community organizing, policy, and civic engagement projects. This position is ideal for a recent college graduate who is passionate about holistic public defense and excited about contributing to an organization dedicated to racial and social justice.
The Executive Assistant will:
Applicants must have:
To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB ONLINE and upload a cover letter and resume in one document when prompted. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
Applications will be accepted through Friday, January 26, 2018 and will have a tentative start date of March 1, 2018. Please contact Justine Olderman, Executive Director, via email at email@example.com with any questions regarding the position.
The Bronx Defenders is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, orientations, experiences and communities to apply.