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Executive Assistant

Job Order ID:262
Web Publication Date:8/15/2019
Job Location:Burlington, VT

Company Information:

Resonance is an award-winning frontier market solutions firm based in Burlington, Vermont that helps a variety of donor, commercial and investor clients around the world to catalyze lasting impact. We envision a prosperous and just world of thriving markets, healthy ecosystems, and vibrant communities where business, governments and citizens work together creating a better world for all. Resonance seeks to catalyze large-scale social, environmental, and economic change by fostering new and dynamic forms of collaboration. We do this by fostering public-private partnerships, facilitating sustainable investment, and providing deep analytical insights in frontier markets. We strive to merge strategic insight with practical on-the-ground knowledge into an integrated approach that emphasizes results. We seek candidates who are ready to apply their analytical and problem-solving skills to some of our planet’s greatest challenges in an entrepreneurial, fun, and fast-paced environment. We are looking for passionate and committed people who can work in a highly collaborative environment to deliver results for our clients and stakeholders around the world.

Brief Description:

Resonance is seeking an Executive Assistant who can assist the CEO to improve productivity and focus on high level tasks. The Executive Assistant will run errands, schedule meetings and appointments, arrange travel, prepare documents, and take notes and meeting minutes. The Executive Assistant will support our CEO by maintaining calendars, presentations, email, and general correspondence with internal and external stakeholders. The Executive Assistant will coordinate the weekly and quarterly leadership team meetings and support the coordination of monthly All Hands meetings and the company’s annual staff retreat. This will be either a part-time role or full-time role based in Burlington, VT, reporting to the President & CEO.


• Helps to maintain meeting calendar and schedule meetings for CEO
• Assists CEO in the preparation of PowerPoint presentations, emails, and other general correspondence
• Manages and supports travel logistics for CEO
• Supports and assists in the coordination of weekly and monthly leadership team meetings
• Supports and assists in the coordination of monthly All Hands Meetings, as well as Annual Retreat
• Supports the drafting of general correspondence to staff, clients, partners, and other stakeholders
• Other duties as assigned


• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
• 10+ years of experience in an Executive Assistant role or similar capacity
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills
• High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to provide debriefs
• Ability to work effectively a dynamic and fast-paced environment
• Demonstrated emotional intelligence
• Knowledge of and/or experience in global development and management consulting industries
• Eligibility to work in US

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@resonanceglobal.com. Please include “Executive Assistant” in the email subject line, and save documents (cover letter, resume, and references) in one PDF as ‘Last Name_First Name.pdf’. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please. Resonance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.