Executive Assistant to President/CEO



Executive Assistant to President/CEO

Employment Type:

Full time


Seattle, WA

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Job Description:

United Way of King County, whose mission is to bring caring people together to give, volunteer, and take action to help people in need and solve our community’s toughest challenges, is seeking a dynamic Executive Assistant (EA) to the President and CEO.

The EA performs a variety of general administrative functions, provides administrative support for the Chief Operating Officer (COO), works closely with Senior Leadership Team, Board of Directors, other high-level volunteers and the Executive Committee by constructing meeting agendas, maintaining records, and updating and archiving information such as logic models and other documents that are part of the Office of the President.

Essential duties:
  • Provides administrative support for the OOP including travel arrangements and monthly expense reports, coordination of quarterly dashboard, balanced scorecard, logic model, and strategic plan.
  • Supports the President/CEO, the Senior Leadership Team, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Governance Committee, and other Board Committees, by coordinating and publishing meeting schedules work plans, meeting minutes, agendas and related materials.
  • Maintains the President/CEO’s and COO’s calendars, provides a detailed daily itinerary folder including supporting materials for individual meetings.
  • Assists in budget preparation and tracking for President/CEO’s cost center and other organizational expenses.
  • Provides logistical support for All-Staff meetings, Management Advisory Council (MAC), and other internal meetings hosted by the President/CEO, such as Lunch & Learns.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Core Competencies:
  • Demonstrated ability to perform a wide variety of complex administrative procedures and practices
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independence of action and sound judgment in administrative matters, and use discretion, tact, and courtesy
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, analyze essentials, and implement action for desired results
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Advanced knowledge of grammatical composition and proofreading skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a broad scope of confidential and proprietary information
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse staff across teams in a collaborative, constructive and effective manner; strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Intermediate level proficiency in Microsoft applications required; advanced level preferred
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, specializing in business, office or administrative management. Five (5) years’ demonstrated office administration experience is required. Experience working with executives and high-level volunteers, preferred.

The first review will be on June 28, 2018; the position is open until filled - don’t hesitate, please apply now at: http://www.uwkc.org/about/careers.

Additional information:
United Way of King County is an exceptional workplace that can provide you with:
  • Opportunity to work with smart, passionate and enthusiastic team members and volunteers
  • Working with diverse staff and other constituents
  • Culture of high-performance expectations and accountability
  • Exciting and challenging work
  • Opportunity to help solve the community's toughest problems
  • Competitive pay that is commensurate with demonstrated successful performance and experience
  • Many other benefits that we are happy to discuss with you
We are an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We strongly encourage people of color to apply.

We are an Employer of National Service: AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
United Way of King County
720 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA, United States
Phone: 206-461-8351
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