Executive Assistant & Project Coordinator for GLOBSEC Policy Institute


Place of work
Polus Tower II, Vajnorská, Nové Mesto
Contract type
trade licence
Start date
Wage (gross)
1 450 EUR/monthTrade licence-based cooperation The final offer may, of course, be higher, depending on the candidate's experience, skills and knowledge.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

GLOBSEC Policy Institute is looking for an Executive Assistant & Project Coordinator to become a part of a global think tank supporting the Director of the institute in running our three programs and two centers.

Executive support
• Assisting the Director with day-to-day tasks, including agenda planning, administrative support, communication, scheduling, preparation of documentation, and talking points.
• Monitoring the delivery of outcomes of programs & centers
• Providing analytical support on the topics related to the Institute activities
• Supporting day to day management as assigned, including preparing background materials, internal notes
• Assists project managers with project implementation
Management support
• Assistance in coordination of projects, initiatives, and relevant activities
• Assistance in coordination of the work of three programs and two centers and communication across the Institute
• Preparation of conference agendas, invitations, list of invitees, stakeholder mapping, media monitoring, preparing summaries and readouts
• Communication with partners
• Organisation of events (roundtables, discussions, research visits, conferences), in cooperation with other departments
• Ensuring smooth coordination and communication of GLOBSEC Policy Institute with other departments

Fundraising support
• Identification of fundraising opportunities and coordination with the Corporate Partnership Department
• Assistance in development of funding proposals and partnerships with key institutional and corporate partners, including the creation of budget proposals in cooperation with the Finance Office
Research activities & Representation
• Provide analytical support in the areas of Institute’s research and participate in discussions on relevant developments in international relations
• Active contribution to the content of social media

Employee perks, benefits

A competitive salary commensurate to years of experience, level of education, and other relevant characteristics. This is an opportunity to make a difference through shaping policy as a part of an international, young, vibrant team. The perks include interactions with high-level decision-makers and participation in leading international events and conferences

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

• University education in an area related to the work of the organization (international relations, economics, political science, business, management, communications)
• Proficiency in spoken and written communication in English and Slovak
• Independent and responsible with excellent organisational skills
• Able to manage multiple and complex tasks, and to work under pressure in a deadline-focused environment
• Self-starter and pro-active
• Awareness of and interest in international relations and politics
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Residency in Bratislava


Brief description of the company

GLOBSEC is a global think-tank based in Bratislava committed to enhancing security, prosperity, and sustainability in Europe and throughout the world.

The international environment is becoming less predictable and more complex. Technological innovation is quickly disrupting the old frameworks of economies, societies and political order. GLOBSEC helps to provide a better understanding of global trends and their consequences for society, economy, security. We generate new ideas and drive change for a more stable, prosperous and sustainable world, by:

• Conducting world-class research and political insight into major threats and risks to our society.
• Driving change by engaging esteemed policy-makers and senior leaders from different sectors in our policy initiatives.
• Putting together leaders and stakeholders from multiple sectors at the right time in one place.

In an interconnected world, GLOBSEC stimulates public-private dialogue to shape agendas for the future. With global ambitions in mind, and building on its Central European legacy, GLOBSEC seeks to contribute to agendas which are critical for Europe. GLOBSEC acts in the spirit of European values and international cooperation.

Number of employees

50-99 employees
ID: 4181392  Posting date: 16.11.2021  Basic salary component (gross): 1 450 EUR/month