Randstad Executive Assistant at Non-Profit Organization in San Francisco, California

Executive Assistant at Non-Profit Organization

job details:

  • location:San Francisco, CA

  • salary:$60,000 - $65,000 per year

  • date posted:Thursday, October 11, 2018

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Administrative and Support Services

  • reference:S_693663

  • questions:william.shuford@randstadusa.com415-397-1305

job description

Executive Assistant at Non-Profit Organization

Nonprofit physician education organization seeks an Executive Assistant to work directly with its Executive Director and President. The ideal Executive Assistant is a highly motivated, detail-oriented, bright, reliable, optimistic, organized, sharp, and proactive candidate who takes ownership of projects that directly impact the success of the organization.


Executive Support

  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Executive Director (ED) including, managing an active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.

  • Communicates directly, and on behalf of the ED, with board members, staff, and others on matters related to ED's programmatic initiatives.

  • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the ED, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response.

  • Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the ED's office and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust, and support with staff.

  • Works closely and effectively with the ED to keep her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately. Acts as a "barometer," having a sense for the issues taking place in the environment and keeping the ED updated.

  • Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the ED's ability to effectively lead.

  • Serves as the ED's administrative liaison to Board of Directors; prepare and maintain files of Board of Directors meeting materials.

Communications, Partnerships, and Outreach

  • Ensures that the company calendar and Outlook address book are kept up to date.

  • Edits and completes first drafts for written communications.

  • Works with the Strategic Initiatives team in coordinating the ED's outreach activities.

  • Follows up on contacts made by the ED and supports the cultivation of ongoing relationships.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


  • Excellent organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, faculty, and external partners

  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem solving and decision making

  • 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 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






  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Strong work tenure; experience supporting C-Level executives, preferably in a nonprofit organization

  • Experience and interest in internal and external communications and executive board development support

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat.

This is a full-time, permanent placement position with an ASAP start date. Interviews are being scheduled this week. Please apply online and email your resume to william.shuford@randstadusa.com to begin consideration.

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