Communications/Special Assistant to the President, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center

Posted by on February 10, 2014

Posted on: January 27, 2014

Job description
DESCRIPTION: The Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) is a nationally recognized not-for-profit organization headquartered in Philadelphia that promotes social and economic self-sufficiency for economically disadvantaged women and their families. WORC provides training, individual business assistance, a savings program, support services, and access to business and financial resources. WORC received the “2001 Presidential Award for Excellence in Microenterprise Development: Poverty Alleviation” from the United States Department of Treasury.

WORC is seeking a Full-Time Development Assistant/Executive Assistant to assist the President in editing reports, grant requests, news releases, policy and research, event planning, travel arrangements, preparation of all documents, memos and correspondence for Board members and meetings. Responsibilities also include scheduling appointments and managing and organizing President’s office.


  • Experienced grant writer
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and carry through projects from beginning to end
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and work under pressure
  • Excellent editing and writing skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Applications, particularly Excel, Access and Word
  • Interest in community development, economics, and/or microfinance
  • Organized self-starter
  • Minimum 2-5 years experience
  • College degree or equivalent experience

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