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Full Time Personal Assistant Position

Author/activist Medea Benjamin, cofounder of the women-led peace group CODEPINK, is seeking an assistant to help her with her various projects related to promoting peace and a cooperative foreign policy. The projects she is working on include improving U.S. relations with progressive Latin America countries; pushing for peace talks in Ukraine; supporting the Afghan people, particularly women; and countering violence at home and abroad. 

Position Summary 

  • Manage meetings and appointments.
  • Provide support for social media accounts and zoom webinars.
  • Assist with implementation of campaigns.
  • Help with speaking engagements as part of Ukraine book tour, including arranging travel, itineraries, and logistics.
  • Assist in the organizing of events and conferences.
  • Send reminders of important tasks and deadlines.
  • Liaise with staff at CODEPINK and other organizations.
  • Attend select meetings, take notes, capture action items, and ensure follow through.
  • Support the cultivation of relationships with allied groups and individuals.

Skills: 

  • Two years work experience, prior experience in a personal assistant or office/event manager role would be an advantage.
  • Proven commitment to social justice and international solidarity.
  • Outstanding written communication skills.
  • Highly organized, and highly detail-oriented with strong project management and organization skills; able to perform and prioritize multiple tasks quickly, effectively and professionally. 
  • Familiarity with various forms of social media (Facebook, instagram, Twitter, Tiktok) and zoom tech.

This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of the responsibilities or skills associated with the position. 

This position can be remote but must adhere to East coast hours. Some weekend work may be required on a flexible time basis.

Salary: $50,000 

To apply: please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected] 

Application deadline: Monday, January 23, 2023

Start date: ASAP


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  • susanne mvuyekure
    commented 2023-01-05 18:20:44 -0500
    Would be my dream position! Wonderfull area 4 comittment! But I cope with only half of the expectations, and then the language barrier, even if I manage A E at a level, but… whenever an assistant is needed, I ll apply 4 sure:-)