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ADF International is a Christian legal advocacy organization that protects fundamental freedoms and promotes the inherent dignity of all people.
Because of the nature and context of this role, it is imperative that the successful applicant be a Christian who accepts and agrees with our Statement of Faith, Doctrinal Distinctives and the public stance of our organization.
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ADF International is searching for a highly professional Administrative Assistant in our Vienna, Austria office. As Administrative Assistant, you are a vital part of the ADF International team in Vienna, Austria.
In this role, you are responsible for a variety of administrative tasks and will support the Executive Director of ADF International and Advocacy team members.
Your Essential Responsibilities :
In this position, you will :
Answer phone calls, schedule meetings and support visitors
Provide administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office
Act as the point of contact between the Executive Director and internal or external contacts.
Work closely with the Executive Director and Deputy Director (Advocacy) to keep them well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities
Provide sophisticated calendar management for the Executive Director. Prioritize inquiries and requests while troubleshooting conflicts;
make judgements and recommendations to ensure smooth day-to-day engagements
Create and edit presentations, correspondence, memos, reports, graphs, organizational charts.
Manage Outlook calendars of assigned Team Members and expense reports.
Make travel arrangements for leadership team.
Prepare meetings and conference calls - keep minutes for team members in Europe and internationally.
Support in planning and coordinating events.
Manage files, contacts, travel and events using a professional CRM application.
Prepare and file legal documents.
Proofread / edit documents with a high level of expertise.
Other Responsibilities :
You may be asked to perform related duties or special projects as assigned within the general scope of the position.
Skills You Need to Succeed :
Strong administrative skills.
Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office : Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer.
Proven excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills in English and German.
Proven excellent customer service skills.
Ability to initiate, work, and motivate within a team and independently.
Ability to organize a daily workload by priorities
Ability to professionally handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion.
Ability to learn and apply new software applications.
Ability to make sound decisions under demanding conditions.
Education and / or Experience :
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
At least 3 years of experience in the field or in a related area
High English proficiency and excellent German required
Work permit for Austria or EU citizenship required