Are you an organized self-starter that wants to work with a dynamic team?

Do you have 3+ years of administrative experience working with boards?


We are currently in search of a Nonprofit Executive Assistant for an Educational Organization. The position is based in Washington, DC. This is a Full Time, Permanent assignment.


ORGANIZATION TYPE: Educational Organization

LOCATION: Washington, DC

POSITION TITLE: Executive Assistant


SALARY: $70,000 – $75,000/annually


Is This Your Dream Job? Reporting to the President & CEO, this position is responsible for managing the daily tasks of the President & CEO and providing support to Board activities. The candidate will make meeting and travel arrangements, manage the calendar, set up conference calls and maintain files. They will be responsible for being the recording secretary to the Board of Directors, this includes coordinating the logistics and communications for the meetings and taking the minutes. The candidate will be a savvy, organized and interpersonal individual that is eager to bring their administrative background to a team of hard-working professionals.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 3+ years of experience working with boards, communicating with board members and attending board meetings
  • Strong administrative background, and excited to continue that work and add value to a team
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Excellent professional oral and written communication skills
  • Tech savvy, and particularly comfortable with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint
  • Educational or nonprofit membership background preferred


How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Provide daily assistance and support to the President & CEO, managing their calendar, files, meetings and travel
  • Serve as the organization’s recording secretary to its Board of Directors
  • Plan and attend board meetings, creating the agenda, making travel arrangements, maintaining correspondence and taking minutes
  • Work closely with the Deputy CEO to support committee work
  • Coordinate conference calls, prepare meeting materials and internal communications
  • Travel required for Board Meetings


We’d love to hear from you. 

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