Project Bread connects people and communities in Massachusetts to reliable sources of food while advocating for policies that make food more accessible—so that no one goes hungry. In collaboration with key partners, we deploy a two-pronged approach to achieve this goal by providing immediate relief to those who are hungry today and working to eradicate the systemic causes of hunger.
To assist us in meeting our mission, Project Bread – The Walk for Hunger is seeking an Executive Assistant to the President & CEO to join our team.
Project Bread is a vibrant organization with a deep commitment to creating positive social change. We work in a fast-paced environment that values learning and an entrepreneurial approach. Knowing its importance to the success of our work, Project Bread is committed to diversity and inclusion, and we aspire to build a diverse staff team and community, including groups that are traditionally underrepresented among our sector leadership. We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. Please be sure to submit your resume and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization. We appreciate your time and will review and respond to all applications received.
The Executive Assistant reports directly to the President & CEO and is responsible for a high level of clerical, administrative, and general office assistance and support, to ensure an efficient, and positive work environment. The successful candidate will have outstanding organizational skills, experience in a fast-paced environment, possess a meticulous attention to detail, have the ability to successfully prioritize and manage multiple duties, and have excellent independent judgment to act on behalf of the President & CEO when appropriate. This position requires the ability to provide strong support to the President & CEO in a one-on-one working relationship and excellent interpersonal skills, as well as sound judgment and maturity.
The Executive Assistant serves as a liaison to senior management and staff, as well as to the Board of Directors. Must be calm and efficient under pressure and able to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. Will require a time commitment and flexibility commensurate with the needs of the President & CEO. The Executive Assistant will also manage key meetings, events, and special projects during the year.
The Executive Assistant role is a high growth role. The right candidate will have visibility to strategic and programmatic decision making and will come to understand all the workings of Project Bread in great detail, enabling expedited professional development.
There are innumerable ways to learn, grow and excel professionally. We know people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. We respect this when we review applications and take a broad look at the experience of each applicant. We want to get to know you and the unique strengths you will bring to the work. This said, we are most likely to be interested in your candidacy if you can demonstrate the majority of the qualifications and experiences listed below.
Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Project Bread is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services. Please contact email@example.com if you would like to request special accommodations during the interview process.
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