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The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region's largest grantmaker and permanent charitable endowment, is seeking a qualified candidate for an entry level administrative assistant position in the Development, Stewardship, Donor Services and Communications (DSDSC) Department.
This position supports several development, donor service and communications processes, as well as other responsibilities as assigned.
The DA will be part of, and support, a team of DSDSC professionals in the execution of department goals
The DA will provide service to multiple audiences of The Community Foundation and communicate through various methods, including phone, email and written communications
The DA will support internal and external meetings and events, including scheduling, attending, providing logistics, managing reservations and recording, as required
The DA will use state of the art technologies, including data entry into The Community Foundation’s relational database, FIMS
The DA will be called upon for collaboration with all Foundation staff members
The DA will support the reception area accountabilities, as needed
The DA will be assigned special projects
The DA will provide administrative duties, as needed
The Ideal Candidate will have the following qualifications:
Demonstrated administrative and data entry skills and highly skilled in technology and office software including: Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
College degree preferred
Some experience organizing and operating efficient office processes and procedures
Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced environment, with high customer service expectations and with diverse populations
Individual should be self-directed and a team player
Attention to detail, ability to track schedules, organize meetings, generate reports and produce presentations
Demonstrated ability to direct and participate in teams
A commitment to an inclusive environment
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Superior organizational skills and eagerness to multitask
Please submit a letter of interest and résumé to Ms. Ellen Perrotti firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls will be accepted.
Application deadline is October 23, 2015.
The Community Foundation’s mission is to create positive and sustainable change in Greater New Haven by increasing the amount of and enhancing the impact of community philanthropy.
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is an equal opportunity employer.