The Executive Assistant provides high-level administrative and operational support to the President, and COO/EVPP handling information requests and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls and scheduling meetings for executives. The Executive Assistant will be responsible for crafting letters and emails based on minimal information, so he or she must have excellent listening skills and the ability to be professional, clear, articulate, and accurate, both verbally and in writing.
The Executive Assistant will possess the following:
At least 3 years of experience as an executive assistant at the executive level
Superior oral communication skills; Sophisticated telephone presence and skills required
Excellent writing, grammatical, and proofreading skills required
Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as Microsoft Office
Professionalism, eye for details, strong organizational skills and very personable
The ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload
Demonstrated project management and problem-solving abilities
Ability to work independently as well as within a team-oriented, fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities
Exemplary interpersonal skills
Strong focus on ethics and integrity; dealing appropriately with sensitive and confidential information
Excellent typing skills (60 wpm+), with a superior level of accuracy
Exemplary planning and time management skills
Experience interacting effectively with staff members at all levels and Board members
Ability to work with minimal supervision and exercise independent judgment and tact required
Additional Salary Information: We offer an excellent benefits package:
company-paid medical and dental coverage; company-paid life insurance; employee-funded 403 (b) retirement plan; company-funded SEP Retirement Plan (6% of salary) after one year; 15 days of vacation (pro-rated first year); twelve sick days (prorated the first year); three personal days (prorated the first year); and ten company paid holidays.
About Chicago Community Loan Fund
The mission of the Chicago Community Loan Fund is to provide flexible, affordable and responsible financing and technical assistance for community stabilization and development efforts and initiatives that benefit low- to moderate-income neighborhoods, families and individuals throughout metropolitan Chicago.