REQUIRED: a high school diploma or its equivalent; three years of relevant work experience, which may be gained through internships, part-time work, or teaching assistantships; strong communication, project management, interpersonal, and writing skills; exacting attention to detail; initiative; proficiency with and ability to quickly learn and use computer applications, including Excel and Salesforce; and diplomacy and good judgment with confidential information. Must be able to anticipate, plan, prioritize, and meet deadlines; manage multiple tasks and numerous requests; communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; and analyze, synthesize, and present information. Seek someone who believes in J-PAL's commitment to reducing poverty in North America. Job #17701-5
EVENTS ASSOCIATE, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)-North America, to perform complex and diverse administrative duties in support of high-profile J-PAL NA events, including large conferences and trainings involving high-level participants from government, private, nonprofit, and academic sectors. Primary duties include assisting with event planning and providing logistical and administrative support for meetings and events; researching and identifying conference space, lodging, and catering options; assisting with event advertising and registration; providing support to event participants; maintaining data systems; and performing other duties as assigned.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology