Near East

Administrative Assistant

Do you have the gift of administration?  Do you like working with details? Do you love to-do-lists and can get things done? Do you prefer to strategically serve “behind the scenes”?

OM Near East is looking for a detail-oriented “Administrative Assistant” to fulfill a crucial role for our field leadership team.


1. Administration
Carry out a variety of administrative tasks in order to facilitate effective management of the field
Core activities
1. Minute field leadership team meetings
2. Follow up when people have tasks to ensure completion
3. Prepare presentations on behalf of the field 
4. Maintain and update field documents 

2. Assist Field Leader
Work with and on behalf of the field leader in order to increase his effectiveness
Core activities
1. Manage field leader’s diary
2. Read/monitor/respond to emails on behalf of FL
3. Delegate tasks on behalf of FL
4. Organise travel details for FL

3. Communication
Engage in phone and email communication in order to maintain good relationships within the field and with field partners
Core activities
1. Liaise with field members to implement field leadership team decisions
2. Communicate with other fields as required

4. Project Management
Assist with the management of projects in order to increase efficiency and funding
Core activities
1. Carry out research for potential projects
2. Compile project reports on a regular basis and distribute to interested parties

5. Event Planning
Organise events as requested by the field leadership team in order to support the ministry of the field
Core activities
1. Research and book locations for field meetings and events
2. Oversee logistics for field events and meetings
3. Prepare required resources for events

Start Date

As soon as possible

Commitment Length

1-2 Years

All jobs/opportunities on this site are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

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