Executive Assistant

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Full-time

Job Summary: The Executive Assistant is responsible for supporting the Executive Director to lead Jhatkaa.org. Her or his support has the ability to take the organisation to new heights. This is an exciting role at one of most innovative start up advocacy organisations in India, it offers a wide range of work and requires a wide range of skills.

Reporting and relationships: The Executive Assistant reports to Executive Director

Availability: Typically the working hours are 10:00 am to 6 pm. We prefer candidates living in Bangalore.

Executive Assistant responsibilities include:

1) Planning, organising and scheduling multiple tasks and helps the ED in ensuring tasks and projects are completed on time and budget.

2) Managing the organisation’s leave and reimbursement process, managing all office related matters, and handling petty cash.

3) Organising the Executive Directors schedule

4) Managing Jhatkaa’s recruitment process

5) Assisting with logistics for events and programs

6) Maintaining detailed information on donors and other stakeholders through a combination of background

research, tracking of news and documentation of meetings.

 The Ideal candidate should possess:

1) Strong written and oral communication skills

2) Meticulous management of time and tasks

3) Excellent knowledge of Google docs, dropbox and ability to use other tools such as doodle, trello, salesforce.

4) Strong ability to conduct a wide variety of tasks using the internet

5) Ability to accept guidance and direction from his/her manager.

Candidates must be self-driven and excited about the challenge in a new start up organisation. Jhatkaa has a fast paced, collaborative work culture. You should be ready to face new challenges at a start up and be completely ego-less.

 Fluency in English and at least one other Indian language are needed. Fluency in other languages will be an advantage.


Jhatkaa treats its team members in line with its values as an inclusive, progressive, mission-driven organization. our benefits include flexibility, democratic decision-making, personal and professional growth, and working for a great cause. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply in order to learn more about the many benefits of joining our team.

Apply for this opening at http://jhatkaa.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0fluz?apply=true