Robyn Ochs is looking for a new administrative assistant (Boston-based)

Status Update
By Jareka Dellenbaugh-Dempsey

Hey Everyone, I’m leaving my job soon, but that means you could have it!

10 Things That Are Good About Working For Robyn*
1. Flexible hours
2. Working on something that has meaning
3. Working for someone whom it is easy to respect
4. Free cashews & string cheese
5. Learning new organizational systems
6. Supporting someone who respects her assistant and values their work
7. Comfortable, casual working environment
8. Single-stall, gender-neutral bathrooms
9. Interacting with a diverse group of students and faculty/staff at colleges, universities and other organizations all over the place
10. Cats in the workplace (including Pixel)

Speaker, teacher, writer and LGBT and social justice activist seeks self-motivated, organized and innovative administrative assistant. Strong communications skills (writing, speaking on the phone, etc.) are essential, and you should be comfortable with social media and technology. 

15-20 hrs/wk. Flexible hours. Requires working in Jamaica Plain, MA at least once a week.

Responsibilities include:
• Prepare and proofread marketing mailings and routine correspondence
• Help manage email and prioritize inbox
• Communicate with host organizations through telephone and email
• Maintain speaking calendar and online databases
• Make travel arrangements and maintain itineraries 
• Work with student groups, student life departments, and academic centers to coordinate logistics of Robyn’s speaking tours.
• Contract preparation
• Keep organizational systems running smoothly
• Research relevant resources and make contact with potential hosts

Desired Skills/Experience:
• Excellent communication skills
• Good organization
• Creativity
• Design experience, including website design and knowledge of relevant software
• Ability to explain Robyn’s work and activism

*According to me, her current assistant, in no particular order

Robyn, in her own words: 
It’s true, I’m looking for a new assistant. If you are interested in applying for the job, please write to me Include your resume as well as a letter telling me why you’d be a great fit.

Please cross-post and signal boost this for me. Thanks!

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