Executive Assistant

Full time
DOE
Locationlacounty Calendar08/10/2017   Full time DOE

The California Community Economic Development Association (CCEDA) is comprised of organizations actively engaged in revitalizing California’s neighborhoods, including resident driven community development corporations, local governments, community action agencies, and faith based institutions. CCEDA members work on a full range of community building strategies including real estate development, retail and commercial-business assistance and lending, social services, and job training and creation. CCEDA provides members with a clearinghouse for information and action that advances the field of community economic development through training and continuing education, technical assistance, and advocacy on public policy.The California Community Economic Development Association (CCEDA) is comprised of organizations actively engaged in revitalizing California’s neighborhoods, including resident driven community development corporations, local governments, community action agencies, and faith based institutions. CCEDA members work on a full range of community building strategies including real estate development, retail and commercial-business assistance and lending, social services, and job training and creation. CCEDA provides members with a clearinghouse for information and action that advances the field of community economic development through training and continuing education, technical assistance, and advocacy on public policy.

 

CCEDA is seeking an executive assistant to manage day-to-day office needs and build connectivity among CCEDA’s statewide network of community economic development leaders. We are a small team in a busy office with a large constituency. This position would be, in addition, an excellent introduction to the field of community economic development. 

 

Hours

• 40 hours per week, with some office hour flexibility

General Requirements• 4-year degree (BA or BS) or equivalent office experience• Excellent knowledge of MS Office 365• Knowledge of basic communications and website management• Knowledge and familiarity with nonprofits or government (preferred) 

 

Responsibilities• Serve as point of contact between the executive director, Board of Directors, and internal staff, and IT/HR/Finance contractors; staff Board meetings• Handle requests and queries from around the State and with many communities appropriately; receive and interact with incoming visitors, interact with external members• Monitor, assess, respond to, take messages, and distribute incoming communications• Manage and maintain executive and staff schedules, appointments, and travel arrangements• Conduct research, collect and analyze data to prepare reports and documents• Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents• Work with staff to develop bi-monthly newsletter • Arrange and coordinate meetings and events, including follow ups and reminders• Assist with managing annual conference and educational events• Manage organizational records and documents: develop an efficient documentation and filing system, file/retrieve documents and reference materials, maintain databases• Review operating practices and implement improvements where necessary• General office administrative duties: monitor office supplies, data entry, etc.

 

Requirements• Experience as an executive administrative assistant, senior executive assistant, or in other secretarial position• Full comprehension of office management systems and procedures• Proficiency in English, and written communication; high level verbal and written communications skills• Exemplary planning and time management skills• Up-to-date with advancements in office gadgets and applications• Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload• Discrete and confidential 

 

Key Competencies• Organizational and planning skills• Communication skills• Information gathering and monitoring skills• Analysis and problem solving skills• Judgment and decision-making ability• Initiative• Team member• Attention to detail and accuracy• Adaptability and flexibility

 

Please email your resume with a cover letter to ralph@cceda.com. No phone calls please.This position is available immediately. Applications will close September 6th.

Please email your resume with a cover letter to ralph@cceda.com