The National Domestic Workers Alliance and its innovation arm, NDWA Labs, seeks an energetic, highly organized and self-directed Special Advisor. The Special Advisor will provide strategic, programmatic, administrative and logistical support to the Social Innovations Director. The Special Advisor’s role combines administrative and project management duties and requires timely, proactive and accurate correspondence internally and externally. The Special Advisor will join a growing, entrepreneurial, high-profile team in a fast-paced environment at the intersection of the future of work and technology, social justice, the labor movement and social entrepreneurship.
Who you are
You are an unflappable, super-organized, go-getter who can see the forest from the trees. You’re obsessed with getting every detail right, but you don’t let perfectionism prevent you from getting it done. You are proactive without being reckless. You enjoy being behind the scenes. You are comfortable with virtual communication and supervision. You read people well but you don’t judge a book by its cover. You take pride in being a troubleshooter, strategist, diplomat, human database, travel agent, gmail filter and comrade. You can anticipate what’s needed, but you’re not afraid to ask for help when you’re spinning your wheels. You raise disagreements agreeably and aren’t afraid of direct communication. You care deeply about the state of the world and being on a winning team. You treat our members with respect. You’re on a mission to keep improving.