We are currently in search of an Executive Assistant for a nonprofit promoting global excellence in journalism. The position is based in San Francisco, CA (Remote option available for PST/MST/CST time zones). This is a full-time permanent role.
ORGANIZATION TYPE: Nonprofit promoting global excellence in journalism
LOCATION: San Francisco, CA
POSITION TITLE: Executive Assistant
Is This Your Dream Job? As the Executive Assistant and a seasoned administrative professional, you will communicate with news partners globally, track partner applications, and interact with consultants. You will provide a wide variety of high-level support to the Chief Executive Officer and must possess a high-level of professionalism and attention to detail. You will create and improve office systems and manage the CEO’s calendar. You will also participate as a consistent thought partner to the CEO and be a delegated authority in decision making and problem solving.
Our Ideal Candidate:
- 5+ years of experience in a high-level executive administrative position
- Bilingual in English/Spanish (English/Italian is a huge plus but not required)
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Has impeccable attention to detail and organizational skills
- Demonstrates the ability to anticipate needs, think strategically, and make good judgment calls on behalf of the CEO
- Strong experience in support and provision of nonprofit project management
- A constant learner, with the ability to proactively create and improve existing processes/procedures in a nonprofit startup environment
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to organize, research, present, and articulate ideas and information effectively both verbally and in writing with news professionals at all levels
- Adept in all Microsoft Office Suite programs and video conferencing software. Experience in WordPress, Trello, Slack and Adobe Photoshop a plus.
- Able to travel domestically/internationally a handful of times per year (when safe)
How You Will Spend Your Day:
- Manage internal and external communications on behalf of the CEO (with partners, vendors, board members, etc.). Serve as a source of information and answer essential questions about the organization, as needed.
- Provide high-level administrative support to the CEO, managing multiple priorities, overseeing calendar and scheduling, and providing logistical support for meetings and appointments
- Ensure CEO is fully briefed and prepared for all meetings and consistently provide updates on schedule changes, internally and externally
- Prepare for events, including conferences, meetings, trainings, and public events
- Create and maintain multiple project timelines and monitor project status
- Provide high-level administrative support for board members, arranging meetings and logistics, preparing meeting packets, and recording meeting minutes
- Take leadership on special projects and tasks at the request of the CEO
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