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Executive Assistant

Low Income Housing Institute
Seattle, WA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


DATE POSTED: 07/25/2022

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

HOURS: Full time, 40 hours per week

PAY RANGE: $60,000-75,000

BENEFITS: Medical, dental, vision, life/disability, vacation & sick leave


The Executive Assistant works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors and other agency executives. This position will handle communications internally and externally at the direction of the Executive Director.


1. Act as the point of contact to maintain positive public relations, including coordinating and executing company PR materials: monthly E-Newsletter, brochures, press releases, website, PowerPoint presentations, and special events.

2. Take minutes during meetings and assist the board as needed.

3. Manage the Executive Directors’ calendar and schedule appointments as directed.

4. Write, edit, and track official correspondence for the Executive Director.

5. Assist the Executive Director with expense reimbursements, timesheet approvals, and other reports.

6. Work collaboratively with the Fund Development Department on the Gala & Auction and other projects as needed, including fundraising appeals and thank you letters.

7. Organize and execute simultaneous administrative and management projects at the direction of the Executive Director.

8. Collaborate with the human resources department as needed to assist with confidential and other employment matters.

9. Other duties as required.


1. High level administrative/management experience required. 2 years’ experience as an executive assistant or in a similar position providing executive level support to an agency director or senior management is desired. Alternately, a Bachelor degree in business administration or a related field and 2 years of executive level experience is desired. Education can substitute for experience.

2. Discretion and confidentiality.

3. Ability to work independently and successfully in a fast-paced team environment and maintain attention to detail.

4. Must have excellent time management and organizational skills, including experience in handling multiple projects and a high volume of email.

5. Ability to coordinate administrative procedures and implement agency policies.

6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

7. Ability to communicate and work effectively with others.

8. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including PowerPoint, Publisher (or other graphic design software), and Excel.

9. Experience with Constant Contact or other email marketing software, social media.

10. Knowledge and experience in low-income housing, homelessness, community development and/or the nonprofit sector desired.

11. Previous experience with personnel management and/or supervising staff preferred.

12. Must pass background and drug screening.

New hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date; except where accommodations are required by law. Proof of COVID-19 vaccine is required upon hire unless an accommodation is made.

The Low Income Housing Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified members of historically marginalized and underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. LIHI participates in the e-verify system.

About us:

The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) has a 30-year history and track record of owning and managing low-income housing; developing innovative solutions to homelessness; advocating for housing justice; providing supportive services; and operating hygiene services for homeless people at our Urban Rest Stops. LIHI staff have developed over 4,500 affordable housing units and manages over 2,500 units including rental housing, permanent supportive housing and transitional housing. The populations served include: families, singles, seniors, veterans, young adults, immigrants, low wage workers, and people living with physical and mental disabilities. LIHI is one of the largest nonprofit housing organizations in the state. Our properties are located in Seattle, King County, and five adjacent counties. LIHI is a national leader in sponsoring tiny house villages as a crisis solution to homelessness. Annually, the tiny house villages and shelters serve 1,000 homeless people and our hygiene programs serve over 8,000 homeless people. LIHI is a BIPOC organization committed to anti-displacement, equitable development, and social racial justice. LIHI staff is collaborative, dynamic, and dedicated to taking bold steps in ending homelessness and creating supportive communities for people to thrive.

Low Income Housing Institute


Seattle, WA
98121 USA



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