The Executive Assistant works directly with the Executive Director and closely with the organization’s national program staff, digital team, development department and regional directors to ensure that our organization is efficient, effective and powerful. S/he helps set organizational and programmatic goals and tracks our progress; coordinates and evaluates our power-building, and facilitates fundraising, communication, information sharing and staff development throughout the organization and with our allies. A member of the leadership team, the Executive Assistant has input into decisions about the short and long-term direction of Environment America.
We are looking for a passionate and motivated organizer to fill this role. S/he must be detail oriented, good with numbers, highly skilled with computers, databases, various online programs, a competent writer and an articulate spokesperson and public face of the organization. The ideal executive assistant candidate would care deeply about both the content of our campaigns and about building a strong and enduring institution to achieve long-term social change. Not a glory seeker, we need somebody in this role who is glad to be behind the scenes, but able and willing to take command, solve problems, hold people accountable, and motivate staff at all levels of the organization. The executive assistant must be able to juggle multiple priorities, s/he must be hungry for responsibility, and demonstrate grace under pressure.
Apply at the link above. Direct your cover letter to Anusha Narayanan.
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