The Personal Assistant provides administrative support to the Native Arts & Culture Foundation’s President/CEO. The candidate assists the President/CEO with daily responsibilities, special projects, travel, to-do lists and more. To succeed at this position, the Personal Assistant will receive direction from the Executive Project Manager.
The Personal Assistant is impeccably organized, is able to liaison with the entire office, can anticipate what needs to be done and can express their diversity and equity lens with ease. The Personal Assistant is located at the Native Arts and Culture Foundation (NACF) Vancouver office and will manage the office environment as well as special projects and support office-wide activities.
The Native Arts and Culture Foundation maintains two offices in Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR for meetings. Staff often work virtually, and this position will be both virtual, in office and travelling with the President/CEO. Flexibility, adaptability and bringing order to a busy office will be important.
This is an excellent position for individuals with experience in nonprofit support, art-related business and for individuals with an excellent understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion in arts, nonprofits and the native community. You have previously supported executive leaders, board members or other high-level staff and have excelled at managing calendars, travel schedules and anticipating demands on a CEO’s time.
SKILL and EXPERIENCE
Knowledge of nonprofit organizations, nonprofit administration and prior experience supporting and working with senior level management.
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations, as position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
Must be computer savvy and proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
Requires good communication skills; verbal, oral and written with supervisor, President/CEO, co-workers and constituents.
Must have exceptional organizing skills.
Must be a team player and establish and maintain cooperative and productive work relationships.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
Must have at least 3-4 years applicable work experience.
Nonprofit Professionals Now is happy to be working with Native Arts and Culture Foundation on this new position.
To review the full job description and application requirements, please visit: www.wvdo-or.hiringthing.com. Applications need to include a cover letter, resume and completed screening questions.
Application Deadline: December 2, 2019
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