Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer

Job Type

Full Time



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1968 Central Avenue
United States


By joining the Walker team, you can make a difference in the lives of children who face extraordinary challenges.* Walker is an array of diverse therapeutic, academic, special education, and mental health programs that impact thousands of Massachusetts children each year. As a member of the Walker team, you have the power to change lives. Consider a career with Walker.

Position Summary: The Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has overall responsibility for the administrative operations of the CEO’s office. This is a high profile position that includes managing complex calendars, coordinating travel arrangements, scheduling many meetings, taking meeting minutes and assisting with action-item tracking, formatting presentations, and managing all logistics of Board meetings, including RSVP tracking and reporting, space reservations, catering, and technology. The successful candidate needs to possess the ability to handle confidential material with tact and discretion. In addition they will have strong customer service orientation, good judgment, flexibility, will be deadline oriented and has superb follow through and accuracy. The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, work effectively as part of a team and the ability to take initiative appropriately will be hallmarks of success.

  • Function as the Executive Assistant to the CEO and as a staff to the Senior Leadership team in a fast-paced, high profile executive environment with shifting daily priorities
  • Manage the schedule and calendar for the CEO, including preparation for meetings, events and conferences, including internet research, background information and briefings
  • Prepare daily materials for President’s meetings, projects and tasks to maintain a streamlined day for the President
  • Serve as administrative support to a 23 member Board of Directors. Duties include regular correspondence with Board officers and members, organizes agendas and materials, transcribes meeting minutes and complies with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts records management regulations for auditing
  • Communicate directives on behalf of the CEO, serving as liaison with staff and the Board of Directors; interacts with external constituents, key stakeholders, students and their families
  • Schedule, prepare and distribute agendas, materials and records meeting minutes for the Senior Leadership Team, Board of Directors and several Committees to ensure effective day-to-day operations and project needs
  • Coordinate special functions and meetings including invitations, responses, catering, room set up and preparation of materials and technical resources. Participate in fundraising activities as needed.
  • Prepare President’s monthly expense reports and manage office expenses
  • Assist and maintain tracking documents for the organization’s Strategic Plan
  • Provide administrative and project support to other senior managers as requested by the CEO
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with five (5) years professional experience in related role.


Full Benefits provided.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply



Send cover letter and resume to jwelch@walkercares.org.