Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Executive Assistance & Special Projects to the Executive Director

  • Coordinate executive communications including taking calls, responding to emails, and interfacing with Board of Directors, volunteers, staff and donors.
  • Prepare internal and external corporate documents for the Executive Director on behalf of the Priority Center.
  • Schedule meetings and appointments and manage travel itineraries.
  • Maintain an organized filing system of paper and electronic documents for executive offices. (including archiving each year)
  • Uphold a strict level of confidentiality.
  • Develop and sustain a level of professionalism among staff, board, volunteers and donors.
  • Manage the files Board Renewal Filing System and Tickler File systems.
  • Filing, data entry, and calendaring and arranging tours as needed
  • Responsible for coordination of Monthly Community Open House & Tour Logistics, invitations and set up food, and clean up
  • Records are kept current (e.g. corporate documents, meeting minutes, agendas, outgoing and incoming contracts/communications, phone/email/task lists)
  • Ensure that administrative requirement and standards for program operations are met
  • Board meetings support: Manages the Board invitations, follow-up, set-up of meetings, food arrangements, and cleanup of meeting. On the day of the meeting, greet all guests, and host offering beverages, etc. Administrative Assistant’s role is to attend each Board meeting, record the minutes in detail and transcribe them in a draft for review by the Executive Director the following day, to be sent out within 3 days of the meeting. The Assistant will help follow up on open items assigned from the meeting.
  • Prepare letters and communications to community leaders, civic leaders and assist with tours as needed at the request of the Executive Director
  • Arrange refreshments, meeting set-up and clean-up for various meetings
  • Arrange/coordinate meetings and tours for engaging potential major donors, foundations and potential Board members as requested

Communications between Executive Office and Board of Directors, Staff, Funders and Community Leaders

  • Create a Master Calendar of Activities and Invites for Executive Director and Board Members including Board agendas. Track the RSVPs and minutes are circulated with plenty of notice (4 weeks in advance).
  • Attend all Board meetings (off-site and after regular business hours).
  • Be responsive to Executive Directors needs
  • Update our video release and photo release forms
  • Call lists, scheduled meetings, and other commitments are brought to Executive Director’s attention well in advance to enable a well-thought-through response
  • Communications (written and verbal) are responded to in a timely and professional manner

 

Corporate Communications

  • Manage Internal Newsletter
  • Manage communication with All Staff re: staff meetings, agenda preparation support
  • Manage and support and planning of All Staff Retreat w/ Executive Director
  • Manage and support and plan Board Retreat materials and activities with Executive Director
  • Represent Executive Director at meetings as requested

 

Special Projects

  • Organize, Coordinate Community Tours
  • Help Organize Staff Retreat
  • Help Organize Board Retreat
  • Coordinate Board Meetings

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant reporting directly to senior management.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Superior interpersonal and organizational skills, project management and problem-solving skills multi-tasking abilities.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Self-starter needing minimal supervision and strong follow-through skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills, with the ability to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software.
  • Proficiency in collaboration
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Individual must have a strong commitment to the mission of The Prevention Center
  • Ability to be flexible, be friendly and have a positive attitude
  • Professional attire and demeanor
  • Experience with Salesforce or another relational database a plus
  • Previous work in a nonprofit organization is a plus

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to, [email protected]