Provides comprehensive executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. Serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Operates as a liaison to the board of directors and senior leadership team; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects. Must be creative and enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community oriented. Works independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.
Flexibility to accommodate the needs of a busy executive and a growing organization.
Willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty.
Evidence of spiritual maturity, including integrity, humility, self-control, an active prayer life and dependence on the Lord.
Involvement in a local church
Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners, and donors.
Expert level written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response
Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
Ability to form mutually beneficial partnerships with other leaders cross-culturally.
Clear commitment to life transformation, community revitalization, racial justice, and stewardship of resources.
Education & Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree with a high GPA required.
5 – 10 years of administrative support at the executive level.
Experience in nonprofit organizations, with background in faith-based settings and church relationships highly preferred.
Experience and interest in internal and external communications, partnership development, and fundraising
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms.
Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, and lift frequently throughout the workday.
Occasionally lifts items weighing up to 20 lbs.
Must have functional speech, vision, and hearing.
Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.
Exposed to a normal office environment.
Valid driver’s license.
Send resume, cover letter, and salary history to: firstname.lastname@example.org