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Children's Cancer Association


Job posted by: Children's Cancer Association

Posted on: May 28, 2014

Job description

CCA is seeking an experienced full-time Executive Assistant to provide a wide variety of support at an Executive level. The successful candidate will each possess 10 years of experience providing efficient administrative support to a busy senior leader.

Core Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Administrative Support:

  • Manage calendar, scheduling, and meeting coordination of executives. (This may also include travel arrangements.)
  • Respond quickly to emails, phone calls and all inquiries that do not require executive involvement.
  • Draft, proofread and compose a variety of professionally appropriate correspondence.
  • Research, compile, assimilate and prepare collateral for documents.
  • Ensure high level of trust with sensitive and confidential issues and documents.
  • Create and prepare PowerPoint presentations under tight deadlines.
  • Proactively anticipate workload and scheduling challenges.
  • Organize and support leadership meetings including appropriate errands to prepare for such meetings i.e. menus, supplies, recognition, set-up, etc.
  • Juggle multiple priorities effectively.
  • Prepare graphs, reports, and dashboards by collecting and analyzing information.

Interpersonal Competency Requirements:

  • Written Communication: Composes informative and convincing documents. Uses the written language to convey substance and intent with speed and accuracy.
  • Energy: Exhibit stamina and endurance to handle substantial workload. Are able to maintain a fast pace.
  • Adaptability: Quick to adapt and respond positively to change. Flexible and open to new ideas.
  • Composure: Maintain emotional control, even under ambiguous or stressful circumstances. Demonstrated professionalism.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

  • 10 years of administrative support experience to a senior level leader (i.e. President, COO, or CEO.)
  • Excellent organizational, writing, presentation and active communication skills.
  • Complete functional knowledge of Outlook, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Dynamic, upbeat, creative, detail-oriented, professional


  • Salary commensurate with experience. Wage range $17.00-20.00
  • Generous benefit package available.

How to apply

Please send an electronic cover letter as well as your resume to:

The cover letter itself should be no longer than 1 page and include the following:

  1. Present your view as to why and how you are a good fit for our organization.
  2. Tell us how your previous work history has prepared you for this role at CCA.

General Information: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position.

See more about CCA at Children's Cancer Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and fully supports diversity in the workplace. This position will be open until filled.


1200 NW Naito Parkway, Suite 140, Portland, OR, 97209, US


Education requirements
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
Salary range (annual, U.S. $)
17 - 20
Salary details
• Salary commensurate with experience.
Generous benefit package available.
Job function
Owner's areas of focus