Executive Assistant (Remote to Start)

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timePosted 12 days ago location United States salarySalary undisclosed
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Job Description

(This position is remote to start but will transition to on site.)About Education Opens DoorsFounded in 2012, Education Opens Doors equips more than 12,000 middle school students every year to uncover the bigger why behind school during critical decision-making years. We train middle school teachers with a college and career readiness program to meet a pressing need in our education system: a lack of dedicated time during the school day to provide students with the knowledge and skills to navigate their college and career options - and to have the strong social and emotional skills that are so critical in life. Through EOD, students primarily from low economic backgrounds and communities of color, go from receiving the national average of 38 minutes of college and career counseling over 4 years to 900 minutes in just one year.Education Opens Doors Core ValuesPurpose DrivenEquitableLife-long LearnersEmpatheticInnovativeRole SummaryThe Executive Assistant plays a critical role at EOD by supporting the CEO and the Advancement Team.This person helps EOD run smoothly by also efficiently managing many aspects of the Education Opens Doors office.The Executive Assistant is an indispensable part of the team and collaborates with all staff and departments.What You Might DoProvide administrative support including scheduling meetings and conference calls, maintaining calendars, arranging travel, and processing expenditures for the CEODraft and edit correspondence to high level external and internal contactsPrepare agendas, materials, and take minutes for Board meetingsServe as main contact for the office, acting as a liaison to building management, local vendors, mail carriersMaintain office systems, procedures, technology & resourcesSupport the office transition process for new, exiting and transferring staff members, acting as the main contact for office operations and ensuring that they have the appropriate materials (desktop, laptop, telephone, office procedures, etc.) to operateManage the procurement, organization, distribution and inventory of supplies, including technology, general office, and shipping suppliesManage the office printers and copiers, including supplies and maintenanceWhat You Bring to the RoleCommitment to equity and equal opportunity for underserved studentsAbility to develop and maintain positive relationships with a variety of peopleOpen to change and capable of remaining focused in a changing and fast-moving environmentExcellent communication skills and ability to communicate in various capacitiesHigh level of organization and attention to detailMust HavesHigh school diploma or equivalent, 3+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant or equivalent work/life experienceProven organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects independentlyAbility to produce quality work under tight deadlines with minimal oversightExcellent written and verbal communication skills across a variety of mediumsProficient use of Microsoft Office Suite, Google DriveAbility to manage workload effectively and follow through on executionAbility to lift up to 15 pounds (role occasionally requires moving boxes, etc.)Nice to HavesPrior experience in education or not-for profit settingsExperience using Box, Salesforce, and AsanaBilingualEducation Opens DoorsWe offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement matching, flexplace, professional development stipend, and more. We also offer a generous vacation package and the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of change makers.Starting salary: $50,000.00Application InstructionsSend a 1-2-page rsum, cover letter explaining your passion and alignment to this position, and salary requirements to submissions will not be considered.Any questions can be directed to: StatementEducation Opens Doors is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, religion, ancestry, color, race, ethnicity, or creed.LGBTQ+ individuals and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.