Administrative Assistant at Root Capital

Root Capital

Administrative Assistant

Reviews To: Senior Supervisor, HR – US
Job Sort: Full-Time Employment
Area: Central America & Mexico – South America – United States
Location: Peru, Mexico, Costa Rica, Cambridge, MA or US Distant
Begin Date: Rapid
Contact: Please apply through the use of the shape beneath.

About Root Capital

Agriculture is the important thing to unlocking a greater future for billions of individuals. However whereas rural households maintain the world, they battle to maintain themselves. Root Capital is a nonprofit social influence investor that places its cash the place others don’t – in underserved agricultural companies.

We offer financing and enterprise coaching to agricultural enterprises within the “lacking center” – these which can be too huge for microloans however too small for industrial lenders. As these agricultural companies succeed and scale, they develop into engines of influence that assist farming households, communities, and economies to flourish.

Based in 1999, we’re the biggest social investor in agricultural companies. As each a lender and a nonprofit, our distinctive mannequin permits us to go the place different financiers don’t and help agricultural enterprises to allow them to succeed and develop. Our world-class crew of consultants identifies, companions with, and invests in distinctive agricultural entrepreneurs in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Over 23 years, Root Capital has invested $1.9 billion in additional than 750 agricultural enterprises, proving these under-served companies are bankable and investible. We have now proven that entry to finance helps these enterprises succeed and fuels the financial system. Root Capital’s investments and important enterprise and finance coaching have impacted 10 million farming households by job creation, monetary safety, and local weather resiliency. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, we at the moment have workplaces in Costa Rica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Colombia, Peru, Ghana, and Kenya.

Place Overview

Root Capital is looking for a dynamic, skilled Administrative Assistant to play an important and pivotal function within the perform and success of the Human Assets and Authorized departments. Reporting to the Sr. HR Supervisor (US), the Administrative Assistant will play an necessary function in offering administrative help to the Authorized and HR departments. The Administrative Assistant will work together with workers, management, and exterior companions, which requires wonderful interpersonal abilities and a excessive stage of confidentiality. This place requires a dynamic particular person who excels in a fast-paced administrative help capability and is comfy working with varied high-level constituencies. The Administrative Assistant brings dedication and integrity to carrying out Root Capital’s mission and targets on this and different duties as assigned.


Authorized Division 50%

  • Manages relationships with different departments concerning submitting of authorized data
  • Submits vendor invoices well timed with the suitable documentation
  • Maintains and updates the authorized intranet website
  • Codecs contractual paperwork for the authorized and credit score administration departments
  • Presents administrative help to the authorized crew when mandatory

Human Assets Division 50%

  • Manages relationships with exterior distributors (examples: journey reserving)
  • Submits vendor invoices well timed with the suitable documentation
  • Helps the native crew in coordinating occasions on-site or/and nearly, and even in one other state, nation, or area, if mandatory.
  • Provide administrative help to the native crew when mandatory
  • Accountable for organizing native occasions: birthday celebrations, anniversaries, and many others. In coordination with HR
  • Main contact of the IT crew to coordinate mandatory web, phone, and even IT provides upkeep
  • Collaboration with the accounting crew on native administrative stories
  • Retrieves archived data as wanted for initiatives & audits
  • Schedules HR conferences and takes minutes as wanted
  • Solutions principal telephone line and transfers calls as mandatory

Most popular {Qualifications} and Abilities

  • 3 or extra of years of administrative help and workplace administration expertise working with an Government Workplace or equal, in addition to different senior-level directors.
  • Distinctive organizational abilities: means to carry out and prioritize a number of duties seamlessly with wonderful consideration to element.
  • Confirmed means to work below strain, multitask, and adapt to a dynamic surroundings.
  • Efficient communication abilities, with wonderful writing skills for high-level e-mail communication
  • Proactive strategy to problem-solving with demonstrated decision-making capabilities.
  • Consolation with AV tools and minor know-how troubleshooting
  • Expert in MS Workplace platforms: Phrase, Excel, PowerPoint; Google platforms: e-mail, calendar, contacts, file administration; Salesforce (most well-liked)
  • Enthusiasm for working in a multicultural surroundings; expertise in a world and multi-location work surroundings is very desired.
  • Approved to work in Peru, Mexico, Costa Rica, or the
  • Anticipated to work in US-Japanese time zone hours.
  • English fluency required.
  • Spanish fluency or proficiency strongly most well-liked.


Extra details about Root Capital is offered at Functions are accepted on a rolling foundation. Candidates are inspired to use utilizing the shape beneath as quickly as attainable, ensuring to incorporate a resume and canopy letter that describes your curiosity, {qualifications}, language skills, wage necessities, and the way you discovered of the place. Finalist candidates might be required to supply at the very least three work-related references.

Root Capital supplies equal employment alternatives (EEO) to all workers and candidates for employment with out regard to race, coloration, creed, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, ancestry, lively army or veteran standing, age, bodily or psychological incapacity, medical situation, being pregnant (which incorporates being pregnant, childbirth, medical situations associated to being pregnant and childbirth, and breastfeeding and expressing breast milk), sexual orientation, gender, gender identification, gender expression, genetic data, or every other attribute protected by regulation. Root Capital is dedicated to making a dynamic work surroundings that upholds our management rules of: empowerment, fairness, integrity, service, and transparency.

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