Executive Assistant for Board


Place of work
Prievozská 4, Bratislava
Contract type
Start date
Wage (gross)
1 300 EUR/monthCompensation for the role is starting 1300 euro base, depending on the qualification and track record of final candidate.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Executive Assistant provides executive level administrative assistance that facilitates the effective and efficient operations of the office of the Principal of the LEAF Academy, to LEAF and LEAF Academy board and executive leadership (further referred as “the Board”).

Besides of other responsibilities she/he is responsible for:

- Establish excellent working relationship with the Principal and the Board and Staff organization, and members/leaders in verbal, written, and electronic correspondence.
- Manage the daily operations of the Principal’s office in a manner consistent with administrative direction, Academy policies and procedures and requirements of the law.
- Provide the Principal and the Board with updates and information necessary for their efficient operations.
- Help facilitate board discussion and self-evaluation by collecting, analyzing and presenting information capturing key elements of LEAF Academy operations.
- Exercise independent judgment to organize activities, resolve issues, and respond to requests for assistance related to Academy operations.
- Manage different projects and project details through timely completion and required follow-up.
- Provide administrative support to the Principal and the Board of Directors
- Coordinate activities of the Board of Directors and provide administrative assistance, including research and document preparation, in a manner that supports effective decision making, facilitate the work of the board, and ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
- Maintains their calendar by scheduling activities, meetings and individual appointments.
- Travel and Visa arrangements for Principal, Board, and expat teachers (flight tickets, accommodation, ground transportation, etc.)
- Organize meetings and events on and off-campus on a regular basis and special events as required.
- Coordinate communication and activities/events with members of the Board and other Stakeholders.
- Create mailings, presentations, reports and other materials for the Principal and the Board members
- Data collection and analysis, incl. regular updated of the 3LB learning board
- Act as liaison for Principal and Board with Academy staff, student representatives, parents, community members, and outside organizations.
- Represent the Academy, the Principal and the Board in interactions with individuals and groups with diverse points of view in a problem-solving manner that demonstrates respect for all parties.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Employee perks, benefits

If you look for routine position and best tangible perks, LEAF Academy may not be the best place for you. If you search for opportunity to follow your personal desire and mission, we can offer:

Meaningful impact: We aspire to support the development of talented young people who have the potential to be change-makers in society by building a boarding school, literally from the ground up!

Professional team environment: You will become part of a diverse and supportive team that strives to be at the forefront of 21st Century Education.

Challenging assignments: We are an entrepreneurial organization. On-the-job learning and fast personal development here is inevitable. You have a chance to bring and immediately implement new ideas.

Information about the selection process

The selection process will include interviews with various team members and teaching demonstration. We take hiring very seriously and want to make as sure as possible that new members of our team will not only be excellent at what they do, but also passionate for both the role and LEAF Academy mission and thriving in our culture.

Expected date of completion of the selection process

31 March 2020 (there are still 35 more days)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University student
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

- Global mindset: global awareness/sensitivity to culture
- Understanding different cultural norms and expectations
- Act as a global "ambassador" for LEAF Academy
- Excellent customer service skills: meeting and exceeding expectations; intuitively understand stakeholders; anticipate needs; provide value
- Ability to maintain a very high degree of confidentiality
- Focused, positive attitude, flexible, and proactive
- Ability to multi-task and work in fast-paced, demanding environment
- Solution Focus: take ownership of requests; tailor solution to the member/situation; be timely in follow-up; resourceful in info gathering/research
- Superior organizational and project management skills: prioritization, time management, attention to detail, follow through, staying informed with organizational initiatives and priorities
- Excellent multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
- Managing schedules and people with tact, diplomacy and poise
- Passion for the LEAF mission, vision and values


Brief description of the company

LEAF is a non-profit organization with a mission to contribute to developing young people with the potential to grow into shapers of Slovakia demonstrating: Character (moral qualities based on integrity, respect for others, and humanness), Excellence (a holistic personality exceptional in one or two areas fueled by curiosity, inner motivation, and grit), Entrepreneurial Leadership (a drive for change with high aspirations, a risk taking mindset, and the ability to engage others), and Civic Engagement (unselfish willingness to use one’s qualities for improving his/her community beyond typical expectations), regardless of their socioeconomic backgrounds. In the aim to fulfill this mission, LEAF has launched a portfolio of programs focusing on I, Improving education experience of talented high school students (e.g. mentoring portal, leadership camps, scholarships, teacher mentoring); II, Mitigation of brain-drain (e.g. internships in Slovakia); and III, Development of talented young professionals (e.g. skill-based voluntary program). More information about LEAF can be found at www.leaf.sk

Number of employees

25-49 employees

Company address

Prievozská 4
2023623789 Bratislava


Contact person: Livia Pitakova
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3871728  Dátum zverejnenia: 15.2.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 300 EUR/month