Chakra Announcements

BBT International Executive Secretary, Long-term, Full-time Position

by BBT Special Projects

Posted June 9, 2006

[Editor's Note: This position has been filled since the ad was posted.]

BBT International has an opening for an executive secretary. We are looking for someone ready to make a long term commitment. In keeping with our self-assessed mandate to train and facilitate our youth, we encourage second generation youth to apply for this position. We’ll start with a one-year commitment and three-month probation period, but we are looking for someone to take this on as their project.

Job Responsibilities
Interface with ISKCON and non-ISKCON public around the world about the use of BBT copyrighted materials. Process permission’s applications; issue and document licenses, contracts and other necessary legal documents; follow up with licensees on proper use of licenses. Interface closely with BBT Legal Department on all copyright issues. Submit monthly reports to the BBT Directors. Other duties as required.

Candidates will:

The position is located in Alachua, Florida, USA.

BBT stipend model: maximum allowance $2,000/month.

Note on BBT stipend model
BBT managers acknowledge the need for individuals to financially maintain themselves. BBT has limited capacity to compensate employees at secular/market rates and we encourage and require volunteer participation. BBT positions therefore require a balance of financial needs and volunteer service.

In balancing these two realities, we will work with candidates. Applicants are welcomed to express their financial needs. If a qualified applicant requires less than the maximum allowance listed, then that will be appreciated and will weigh into the hiring process.

To Apply
Respond with cover letter, resume, references and a one paragraph essay why you should be chosen for the position to: Pranada dasi at

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Application Deadline
June 20, 2006