Executive Asssistant

Date Posted: 
Wed, February 12, 2020
Job Type: 
Job Category: 
Bowling Green/South Ferry/Wall Street
Company Name: 
The Century Foundation
Company Information: 

The Century Foundation (TCF) is a think tank promoting progressive ideas and innovative, practical solutions that advance opportunity, equality, and security.

Job Description: 

Reporting to TCF’s President, the Executive Assistant will work closely with the Chief Operating Officer and other senior team leaders.

Providing administrative support for the President
Facilitate board meetings and board related events as requested by the President/COO/leadership staff including material prep, room setup, and catering
Taking a proactive role in helping the President in preparation of events and activities to ensure the President has adequate materials
Communicating with the board for meeting and travel arrangements and drafting board meeting notes
Assisting in the set-up for TCF activities when requested for TCF events
Collecting contract information, preparing standard agreement letters, and updating Asana and other files on shared drive
Resolving administrative challenges
Posting new job opportunities to websites
Undertaking special projects for the President
Providing administrative support for other departments as directed by the President
Greeting visitors to the office


Required Qualifications:
Willingness to learn and be involved with/assist high-level decision makers at progressive policy think tank
Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience
Strong attention to detail, highly organized, able to manage priorities and meet deadlines
General office skills (email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google docs), database management experience
Strong Internet research skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Excellent interpersonal skills
Flexible, collaborative, supportive, and proactive

How to apply: 

Please submit a cover letter and résumé to nyassistant@tcf.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No inquiries by third-party vendors and no phone calls please.

The Century Foundation is committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds (Arabic or Spanish speakers are welcome). Everyone is encouraged to apply, including LGBTQ people, people of color, and people with disabilities.

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