Title: Administrative Assistant
Reporting to
Classification: Full-time, Non-Exempt
Location: New York, New York
Start Date: Immediate

We believe in being a force for the greater good, devoted to accelerating and growing the financial inclusion of women. With rapidly changing markets, influenced by technology and social behavioral expectations, we are embarking on a new chapter to transform the way we design and implement solutions.

For 40 years, Women’s World Banking has partnered with financial institutions, showing them the benefit of investing in women as customers. We equip these institutions with in-depth research and data driven insights to develop financial products and educational programs. While our clients are financial service providers, our mission is to engage consumers – women who are marginalized by financial systems.

Women’s World Banking is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide a variety of administrative support duties: meeting/greeting visitors, answering telephone calls and assisting the Executive Leadership Team members with clerical support. The successful candidate will be energetic, customer service and detail orientated who enjoys making a difference and being part of a team that takes pride in their work.


  • Meets/greets visitors by determining their needs and contacting/directing them to the appropriate person(s).
  • Processes telephone calls by screening incoming calls, transferring calls to the appropriate people and taking/distributing telephone messages.
  • Provides clerical support to a five member Executive Team by maintaining calendar/phone management, processing expense reports, handling travel arrangements, ensuring proper document management and coordinating donor communications as well as other support/projects as assigned.
  • Prepares meeting materials and assists with the development of PowerPoint presentations.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


Within the first 75 days:

  • Embrace Women’s World Banking’s unique characteristics and familiarize her/himself with the two Boards and governance processes
  • Learn/comprehend the business model and financial needs
  • Become trained/fully integrate the use of current systems/policies into day-to-day activities
  • Forge strong relationships with key staff members
  • Transition into the lead for current communications activities

Skills & Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a reception/administrative role.
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, organization, problem-solving and multi-tasking skills required.
  • Knowledge of office procedures and PC literacy (word processing, spreadsheet, Outlook) also required. SalesForce experience highly desirable.
  • Strong sense of urgency and creative problem solver
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Women’s World Banking is an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.      EOE    M/F/V/D