Job Posting

By March 14, 2017Uncategorized

Position Title: Executive Assistant to Jibu Co-Founders

Location: U.S.

Type/Length of Service: Part-time paid position

About Jibu: Jibu equips African entrepreneurs to solve the water crisis using an innovative social franchise model. Jibu’s network of locally-owned drinking water franchises profitably filter, bottle and sell drinking water at ultra-low prices to underserved urban communities in Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya. . Jibu is a quickly scaling, fast-paced for-profit business grounded in a charitable mission of local ownership, jobs and making drinking water affordable to all.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling and time management
    1. Schedule meetings and calls on behalf of the CEO and other company executives working in diverse time zones spanning the U.S., Europe and Africa
    2. Maintain active ownership of the CEO’s calendar, including sending reminders and ensuring follow-up on all requests for meetings
  • Logistics & Travel Arrangements
    1. Make international travel arrangements including booking flights and hotels while maintaining budget guidelines
    2. Identify and reserve conference facilities, arrange catering, and manage group events
    3. Assist in ordering office equipment and other supplies
  • Communications
    • Draft emails, memos and reports on behalf of the CEO, and reply to general business queries
    • Represent Jibu in a consistently proficient and professional manner
  • Accounting: general accounting duties such as expense reports and budgeting

Selection Criteria:

  • Experience: a minimum of 2 years in Administrative or Executive Assistant roles with preference for candidates with international experience seeking a career in the fields of international development or social enterprise
  • Skills: must be 100% competent in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Google products, Doodle and other scheduling platforms, with native or fluent English language skills (written and verbal)
  • Candidates must demonstrate strong attention to detail, writing capability, initiative and willingness to work flexible hours.
  • Education: Bachelor degree or higher

Compensation: Salary will be based on work experience and qualifications of candidate

Contact: Learn more at Email resumes and statements of interest to

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