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Executive assistant position in the small, dynamic New York, NY office of The Greenwall Foundation, a nonprofit that funds innovative research in bioethics. Rewards of the job include working with very bright people engaged in interesting projects, experience with all aspects of a nonprofit organization, and opportunities to exercise independence. We seek someone who has excellent interpersonal skills, good judgment, and follow-through. A successful applicant will be very well organized, detail-oriented, and responsible.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Event planning, including scheduling, contracting with vendors such as hotels and caterers, preparing briefing books and agendas, and making travel arrangements for attendees.
  • Managing the online application, selection, and reporting process for grants made by the Foundation; managing hard-copy and electronic files.
  • Representing the Foundation to grant applicants and grantees, members of the Foundation Board, vendors, visitors, and others by phone, e-mail, and in person; answering phones and greeting visitors.
  • Drafting, formatting, and proof reading correspondence, memos, minutes, and other materials; taking notes at meetings.
  • Assisting the President and Chief Operating Officer with their calendars, travel arrangements, and correspondence.
  • Identifying potential opportunities to improve Foundation operations and working with other staff to implement improvements.

We require full-time administrative experience, including strong computer skills, and prefer someone with nonprofit experience. Interest in bioethics is a plus.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Full benefits include health and dental insurance and retirement plan.

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three references. Selected applicants will be invited to telephone and videoconference or in-person interviews.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Company address: One Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10119

Other applicants: 20+

20+ other people applied to this job.

Posted date: 27 days ago

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