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Executive Assistant and Board Liaison/President and CEO Office

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Grantmakers for Effective Organizations | Washington, DC
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Published 14 days ago

March 23, 2020
February 28, 2020
$60,000 - $70,000GEO offers a competitive salary ($60k-$70k).

Position Description

The executive assistant plays a critical role in the support of the CEO, board and senior leadership team. The executive assistant helps further the organization’s mission by providing exceptional support which includes duties such as maintaining email, calendars, meetings and managing expense reports, and other daily responsibilities and tasks. With a strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills, the executive assistant is proactive in anticipating the needs of the CEO and senior team. They have the ability to handle confidential and time sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and are willing to support advancement of the organization’s culture and work on racial equity. The executive assistant reports to the president and CEO. This position involves 5-10% travel.

If you were working with us, here are some of the things you would have done last week:

·        Met with Communications Team to coordinate remaining Roadshow meetings for president and CEO’s calendar

·        Worked with president and CEO and Board Chair to create February 2020’s board meeting agenda

·        Compiled president and CEO’s credit card receipts for monthly credit reconciliation report

·        Prepared draft speech for president and CEO’s participation at a member organization’s annual grantmaking event

·        Scheduled routine check-in meetings for all president and CEO’s direct reports for 2020

·        Identified meeting space for upcoming Senior Team retreat

·        Coordinated prospect member meeting with president and CEO and VP of External of Affairs

·        Crafted draft president and CEO’s holiday messaging to GEO members

  • Responded to member inquiry directed to the president and CEO

Qualifications

·        Minimum of five years of experience supporting C-Level Executives, preferably in a non-profit organization

·        Expert level written and verbal communication skills

·        Experience and interest in internal and external communications, partnership development, and fundraising

·        Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms.

·        Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail

·        Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors

·        Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability

·        Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response

·        Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

·        Willingness to support an organization in the midst of cultural transformation to integrate a racial equity lens into its mission

Position Description

The executive assistant plays a critical role in the support of the CEO, board and senior leadership team. The executive assistant helps further the organization’s mission by providing exceptional support which…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

GEO offers a competitive and a generous benefits package, including 100 percent employer paid health insurance, three weeks of vacation, twelve sick days, a 7 percent employer retirement contribution, a commitment to professional development and growth, along with a Metro accessible location in downtown D.C.

GEO offers a competitive and a generous benefits package, including 100 percent employer paid health insurance, three weeks of vacation, twelve sick days, a 7 percent employer…

How to Apply

All applications must include a resume and cover letter.

All applications must include a resume and cover letter.

Location

1310 L Street Northwest, Suite 650, Washington, DC 20005

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