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Foundation Administrator

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The Eisner Foundation
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Beverly Hills, CA

The Eisner Foundation


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Published 17 days ago

December 7, 2020
November 30, 2020
$55,000 - $55,000

The Eisner Foundation seeks a high-performing, responsible, and self-motivated professional for the position of Foundation Administrator. This unique position combines the roles and responsibilities of an executive assistant, an office manager, and a grants manager for one of Southern California’s most innovative and high profile foundations. This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week, with access to full benefits.

THE ORGANIZATION

Founded in 1996 by Michael and Jane Eisner and their family, The Eisner Foundation identifies, advocates for, and invests in high-quality and innovative programs that unite multiple generations for the enrichment of our communities. The Foundation gives philanthropic support and counsel to exceptionally-run non-profit organizations in the Los Angeles community. By making grants of over $7 million annually, The Eisner Foundation works to achieve a just, inclusive, and thriving society comprised of generations working together for the benefit of all.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the CEO of The Eisner Foundation, the Foundation Administrator will be responsible for assisting the CEO, Director of Programs and Director of Communications; all communication with prospective and current grantees; all office management; grants management; arranging site visits; and coordinating several large events.

Specific duties of this position include the following:

  • Executive assistant duties: Scheduling; assembling and disseminating materials for board meetings and convenings; answering all incoming calls from potential and current grantees, taking messages, and representing The Foundation for general and specific inquiries regarding TEF’s grantmaking; sorting incoming mail; and managing office supplies and vendors.
  • Grants management duties: Managing Blackbaud Grantmaking database and grantee file system; processing incoming Letters of Inquiry; drafting and sending out decline and award letters; maintaining past and current grantee files and applications; assisting with the audit and 990 creation; processing interim and final reports and submitting check requests and issuing checks.
  • Foundation administrator duties: Managing annual program sending at-risk kids to summer camp in Vermont, including maintaining contact with children and families, maintaining relationships with camp administrators, planning orientation and welcome luncheon, and arranging travel and accommodations for trips to and from camp; assisting with management of The Eisner Prize program, including corresponding with nominees and finalists, setting up site visits, and arranging for Eisner Prize award ceremony; and helping to produce annual materials, preparing for board meetings, and planning for other foundation events.

TRAITS AND CHARACTERISTICS

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and some experience in either the non-profit or philanthropic sector. Strong writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills a must. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills required. Knowledge of Los Angeles a plus. Candidate should believe in the mission of The Eisner Foundation and be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism in working with the founding family. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, able to work well under minimal supervision, and capable of communicating with empathy and respect with a series of varied constituencies. Some minor travel required.

COMPENSATION

Ideally, the candidate would work full-time in our Beverly Hills office, from 9 am to 5 pm. At this time, the position is of course virtual, but the candidate would be expected in the office when it is safe to resume. This position pays $55,000 per year, plus access to medical and dental benefits. A covered parking spot is provided.

TO APPLY

Please send a resume and cover letter by Monday, November 30, 2020. Confidentiality of all applications guaranteed.

The Eisner Foundation seeks a high-performing, responsible, and self-motivated professional for the position of Foundation Administrator. This unique position combines the roles and responsibilities of an executive assistant, an…

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  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Medical and dental insurance provided. A covered parking spot will also be included once in-person work resumes in our Beverly Hills office.

Medical and dental insurance provided. A covered parking spot will also be included once in-person work resumes in our Beverly Hills office.

Location

Beverly Hills, CA

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