Executive Assistant

Date Posted: 
Thu, January 24, 2019
Job Type: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Job
Location: 
Remote
Company Name: 
Way to Win Action Fund
Company Information: 

Way to Win is a national resource and strategy hub upending philanthropy and politics as usual. We work in partnership with those most impacted by injustice to win near-term elections while building long-term power, to improve lives, and to achieve a representative democracy that works for all.

Job Description: 

POSITION SUMMARY
Provides executive support to the President and senior leadership, including scheduling, database management, board activities, and special events.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain calendars for President, Vice President, and other senior leadership, working with Office of the President to prioritise, delegate, and book meetings or travel.
Prepare correspondence and other written materials on behalf of President and organisation.
Manage database and CRM, including updating confidential donor information.
Assist in planning special events and conferences, including serving as point of contact for major donors.
Support grants management and financial reporting.
Complete research and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

COMPETENCIES
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following.
Customer Service - Displays courtesy and sensitivity to all. Responds promptly to donor, grantee, and colleague needs.
Planning & Organization - Prioritizes and plans work activities. Sets goals and objectives. Uses time efficiently. Works in an organized manner.
Independent Problem Solving - Develops alternative solutions. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Identifies problems in a timely manner. Resolves problems in early stages. Works well in group problem-solving situations.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities. Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Exhibits objectivity and openness to views.
Politically Astute - Able to navigate personal relationships and sensitive situations.
Detail Oriented - Reviews documents, catches mistakes, crosses T’s and dots I’s.

How to apply: 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A minimum of five years of experience as an assistant, scheduler, or paralegal is required to be considered for Executive Assistant. Candidates who do not meet those requirements will be considered for an Administrative Assistant position.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Compensation will range from $45,000-$70,000 per year, commensurate with experience, plus a generous and competitive benefits package.

TO APPLY
Please email your resume and cover letter as a single PDF to careers@waytowin.us with the subject line “Assistant [your surname]”. Your cover letter should include why you want to join the Way to Win team in this position, two references, your salary requirements, and how you heard about the position. This position will remain open until filled, but the priority deadline for consideration is February 8, 2019.

City: 
Austin
State: 
Texas