Executive Assistant

Department: CA - LA Voice
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Code: 581

Description

Executive Assistant
 
 
Organization:
 
We believe a better LA County--a better world--is possible. At LA Voice we say “yes” to wholeness and justice in the face of division, disintegration, and systems that dehumanize us. Yes to kinship. Yes to belonging. Yes to our power to bring about change through nonviolent means. Yes to community.
 
We are a team with diverse experiences working with communities of faith and moral courage across LA county on a journey to abundant life and racial equity.
 
LA Voice believes all people have power and a voice. Every day we amplify that power by uniting diverse faith voices and equipping grassroots leaders to stand-up for what their communities need, winning systemic changes that improve the lives of Angelenos. We are an interfaith, multi-racial, multi-lingual organization of 60 churches, synagogues, mosques, and justice system-impacted organizations that represent more than 50,000 families in Los Angeles County. (See our Facebook page L.A. Voice or website www.lavoice.org).
 
 
LA Voice is a member of Faith in Action (formerly PICO National Network, www.piconetwork.org), the largest grassroots spiritual and congregational organizing network in the U.S., and PICO California, one of the leaders of grassroots organizing in California.
 
 
Position Summary:
 
LA Voice is seeking a full-time Executive Assistant to provide high level administrative support for the Executive Director as well as other senior staff including the Director of Organizing, Civic Engagement Director, and Development and Operations Director.
 
 
Essential Functions (to include, but not limited to):
 
  • Managing the calendar for the Executive Director and other senior team members
  • Providing general administrative support to the Executive team, including arranging travel, reconciling expenses, and managing incoming and outgoing communications
  • Supporting day-to-day administrative needs of LA Voice in coordination with the Operations Manager and Operations Assistant
  • Support Executive Director with research, drafting planning documents, and other consequential projects
 
Required Qualifications:
 
  • Track record of providing successful administrative support at the executive level
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time and multiple projects
  • Ability to interact collaboratively and clearly with staff (at all levels) in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Works effectively independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience successfully creating and/or modifying processes to improve efficiency
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality, 100% follow-through
  • Experience with MS Office Suite and/or Google G-Suite
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • Familiarity with any of the following databases: Giftworks, Salsa Engage, Wordpress, ActionNetwork, PDI, Dropbox
  • Basic IT troubleshooting skills
  • English fluency required, second language a plus, including but not limited to Spanish, Tagalog, Mandarin, or Vietnamese.
  • Experience with community organizing and/or social justice organizations.
  • A bachelor’s degree combined with some form of ongoing education--a Master’s Degree, writing courses, e.g.
 
 
Compensation
 
  • Salary is competitive dependent on experience, in a range between $40,000-$60,000.
  • Generous benefits package including matching 401(k), 15 days paid vacation increasing to 20 after 3 years of service (plus holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Years), and full medical, dental, and vision insurance.
 
 
Application Procedure:
 
All applicants must apply for this position online via organizingcareers.org.  Please have the following four 94) documents ready to upload to your online application:
 
  1. An electronic file of your resume (preferably in PDF format)  
  2. A cover letter (stating why you would be the ideal person for this position and why LA Voice is a fit for you in your life and career);
  3. Two writing samples (demonstrating your ability to think critically and communicate effectively).
 
 
If you need assistance or experience any technical difficulties with your online application, please contact careers@faithinaction.org.  Resumes will not be accepted via this email address.
 
 
 
FAITH IN ACTION provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, FAITH IN ACTION complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
 




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