• University City Housing Company
  • Haverford , PA
  • Telecommunication/Wireless/Cable
  • Full-Time
  • 607 College Ave


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Project Assistant to Established Entrepreneur & Venture Capitalist

Engage your passion as you tackle a variety of projects that not only contribute to the growth of our organization but better the communities we serve!

As a Project Assistant you will execute projects supporting the strategic initiatives inspired by the vision of our founder & CEO, Michael Karp, working to bridge the gap to unite the synergies and strengths of the industries in which our organizations operate.

Develop project management skills as you work alongside the executive team, implementing key goals and objectives in the areas of communication, business, education, real estate and beyond. Through this unique opportunity you will have the ability to thrive in a dynamic and diverse environment.

Candidates must be intelligent, flexible and analytical. This position is ideal for individuals who possess a Bachelor's Degree, leadership experience, strong communication skills, and an interest in social impact. Should have a strong desire to learn and engage with all three organizations.

You will: (responsibilities may include but are not limited to)

  • Hone analytical and communication skills and have the chance to take responsibility for implementing specific projects
  • Plan and gather information through research in areas of law, politics, and business opportunities
  • Prepare detailed yet succinct reports and supporting documents on various topics
  • Analyze financial documents and schedules
  • Communicate with potential and current vendors, via phone and email, in order to optimize project outcomes
  • Arrange domestic and international travel
  • Manage calendar and appointments
  • Coordinate and plan events
  • Qualifications:

  • Responding to the competing needs of these different for-profit and non-profit interests will demand a high degree of organization and flexibility
  • Applicants must be intelligent, highly motivated, and extremely detail-oriented
  • Ability to multitask and to quickly respond to changing needs is critical
  • Should be comfortable in unstructured environments and have the ability to prioritize
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Valid driver's license and access to a vehicle
  • Professional communication and organizational skills
  • Strong writing and typing skills
  • This is open to entry-level candidates, 1-5 years of professional/volunteer experience considered
  • This is a full-time, paid position open to entry level candidates. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including healthcare (vision/dental), 401(k), and paid vacation.

    UCH & Affiliates is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

    About UCH & Affiliates

    UCH & Affiliates is an established entrepreneurial organization with interests in real estate, telecommunications, finance, education and public policy. Our office serves as the umbrella group for the University City Housing Company, Hotwire Communications, and the Community Education Alliance of West Philadelphia. We are dedicated to carrying out the CEO's vision through our work on a variety of projects involving each of our core businesses. UCH & Affiliates is more than a business entity--we are an entrepreneurial organization that seeks to make strides socially as well as commercially. About our core affiliates: University City Housing Company is a Philadelphia based firm that buys, renovates, maintains, and manages real estate for long-term investment. Find out more at Hotwire communications is one of the nation's leading fiber optics telecom providers specializing in multi-family communities. Find out more at The Belmont Charter Network is a social service organization with charter schools and a belief in providing a holistic approach to education--one that not only supports the academic but also the social and emotional success of each student. FInd out more at


    Associated topics: assistant, clerical, executive, executive assistant, front desk, office, office assistant, officer, office support, store manager

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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