Executive Business Assistant

Impact Institute - Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands

Are you a young professional who is eager and ambitious to professionally contribute to positive impact? Do you have affinity with business development, possess project management skills and are you organized whilst also being a social and diplomatic colleague? Then make sure to read on and find out about this unique opportunity.

About Impact Institute

The Impact Institute is a social enterprise. Our mission at the Impact Institute is to empower organisations and individuals to realise the impact economy. We do this by creating a common language for impact through the publication of open source standards and by providing the tools, training, and services to implement those standards. We give organizations – multinationals, SMEs, NGOs, governments – the information needed for sustainable risk management, innovation and stakeholder management.Read our vision and Mission to learn more about us. The Impact Institute team also powers True Price.


Role: Executive Business Assistant

A key aim for the coming years is to professionalize and scale business and the organization. To support the team and the director in doing so, we are looking for business focused Executive Assistant. In this role you will:

-Support the director in his business responsibilities as his right-hand person.

-Manage the flow of information, decisions, time and meetings.

-Represent the executive director when needed.

-Support the director in following-up leads

-And relieve the director by taking projects out of his hands.


-Managing the flow of information and decision making to the director.

-Managing the flow of meetings of the director.

-Minute taking in meetings.

-Managing and keeping overview of clear action items and follow-ups after meetings. Keeping overview of what needs to be done.

-Assess inquiries directed to the Director, determine the proper course of action and delegate to the appropriate individual to manage.

-Coordinate the time allocation of the director to the most relevant activities.

-Managing the agenda and mail of the director.

-Plan the week ahead and provide information and deliverables to assist the director in increasing productivity and efficiency.

-Handling incoming sales request via mail, telephone or in person.

-Assisting in client contacts, sales and contracting.

-Making external presentations and speeches for the director.


We are looking for a young professional that wants to be a social entrepreneur or fulfil a management role in a social enterprise within 2-3 years and wants to learn by doing. In particular we seek:

-Eagerness to realize a positive impact on the world.

-An educational background at master level in a relevant field.

-2-5 years professional experience in a management trainee or consultant role.

-Affinity with business development, sales and marketing.

-A proven track record of effectively interacting with senior management.

-Highly organized.

-Excellent social, diplomatic and communicative skills.

-Strong analytical and writing skills.

-Strong practical problem-solving skills.

-Talent for and preferably experience with project management.

-Eagerness to learn and improve.

-Stress resistance.

-Fluency in Dutch and English.

In return

You will:

-Contribute towards the impact economy at one of the international frontrunners in the field of impact measurement and valuation.

-Closely work together with one of the founders and directors of True Price and Impact Institute and becoming his right hand.

-Be part of a great, ambitious and impact driven team of professionals.

-Grow and learn very fast and receive a lot of personal feedback.

-Become well-prepared to start your own social enterprise or transition to a management role in a social enterprise.



Great that you are excited! If you want to know more about the position, Please contact recruitment@impactinstitute.com.

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Posted On: Friday, August 2, 2019

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