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The executive assistant and board liaison partners with the CEO, board and senior leadership team to advance GEO’s mission. The executive assistant provides exceptional support, including coordinating board meetings, calendar management and meeting preparation for the executive office, and communicating with other staff teams. With excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and a commitment to responsive service, the executive assistant is proactive in anticipating needs and balancing multiple priorities. They can handle confidential and time sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and are willing to support advancement of GEO’s culture and work on racial equity. The executive assistant reports to the executive vice president and works closely with the CEO and board. This position involves 5-10% travel.
Interested applicants should apply on our jobs page at https://www.geofunders.org/about-us/jobs; a resume and cover letter must be included with your application. We will accept applications until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2021. In your cover letter, please share the following:
Preference for candidates based in the DC region.
GEO offers a competitive salary ($70Ks) and a generous benefits package, including 100 percent employer paid health insurance, three weeks of vacation, twelve sick days, a 7 percent employer retirement contribution, a commitment to (and funding for) professional development and growth, along with a Metro accessible location in downtown D.C.
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations is an equal opportunity employer. GEO is committed to equal employment opportunities in recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation and disciplinary action with regard to the terms and conditions of employment. GEO does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation or any other legally protected characteristic.