Executive Assistant

Job Details

Employment Type
Direct Hire
Ridgeland, Mississippi
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Seeking an Executive Assistant to the CEO and Development Manager for a public policy organization. This individual will support at a high level and will be a critical part of the development team, managing the back office systems and processes to ensure all contributions are processed, donors are thanked, and the relationships are stewarded. This position will help with communications, scheduling and other tasks necessary.
  • Maintain and improve systems and processes for sophisticated donor prospecting pipeline
  • Keep projects and commitments on track
  • Coordinate the CEO’s schedule and travel/meeting arrangements
  • Help manage CEO’s communications
  • Maintain contacts and files
  • Create and prepare metrics reports
  • Lead prospect research on new donor prospects and schedule initial meetings for the CEO
  • Oversee “onboarding” of new donors and cultivation of existing donors through timely, world-class communications
  • Manage donor database and ensure its accuracy and consistency
  • Track proposals and follow up with grant prospects
The Ideal Candidate:
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and self-starter work style
  • Forward-thinking, strategic mindset
  • Solid writing and communication skills
  • Professional manner and ability to extend hospitality to donors and other high-level individuals
  • Ability to multi-task, organize numerous moving parts of a project, and meet deadlines
  • Highly organized style with an appreciation for systems, processes, and checklists
  • Superior research skills with no fear of making introductory calls
  • Relentless approach to generating new donor relationships for the CEO and to following up with CEO to ensure that tasks stay on track
Job Type: Full-time Salary: $45,000.00 - $50,000.00 per year Benefits:
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • In Person

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