Temporary Administrative Assistant






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Position Overview:

The Administrative Assistant is a temporary position and part of our worldwide development team. This position will be responsible for working full time to support Room to Read’s Hong Kong office, including but not limited to assisting with administrative duties, coordinating transactions and assisting with data entry. The position will report directly to the Development Analyst, APAC who is also based in the Hong Kong office. This full time opportunity will be 35 hours a week.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Report to Development Analyst, APAC for the use of various database systems including Salesforce NGOC and Givergy auction system by entering new contacts and maintaining accurate database records
  • Manage administrative tasks including donor research, data entry, processing donations, keeping office supplies stocked, filing business cards and registering guests to the Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore events
  • Assist with the event logistics for the Hong Kong office including coordinating the reception and checkout table of the signature wine gala on March 2nd, keeping the collaterals organized, dispatch of correspondence, mailing tax documents and delivering auction prizes
  • Assistance in processing credit card, bank transfer, cheque and cash donations
  • Provide other duties as necessary (tracking transaction status, filing, labelling, photocopying, mailing, couriering etc.)



  • University student or graduate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office, Google Forms and Adobe Design Suite 
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Prior success working closely and building relationships with diverse groups of people
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously and take initiative
  • Legally eligible to work in Hong Kong; no sponsorship provided
  • Excellent English skills
  • Experience working as assistant role  


This is a temporary position and there is a competitive hourly rate. We kindly ask that you send us your hourly requirements with your applicationThis position offers a unique opportunity to gain nonprofit experience and be part of an innovative, meaningful, fun, and rapidly growing organization that is changing the world through education. 


Global Office - Hong Kong

To be successful at Room to Read, you will also: 

  • Have passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic nonprofit organization 
  • Be a proactive and innovative thinker who achieves results and creates positive change
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness  
  • Embrace diversity and a commitment to collaboration 
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment 

Room to Read is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled


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