(Remote Work) Executive Assistant – Jobs for the Future


Job Overview

  • Job Title Executive Assistant
  • Hiring Organization Jobs for the Future
  • Company Website https://www.jff.org/
  • Remote Locations US
  • Job Type  Remote, Full-Time

Jobs for the Future (JFF) drives transformation of the American workforce and education systems to achieve equitable economic advancement for all.

About the position:

We are hiring a temporary Executive Assistant to support the Employer Mobilization team. EAs are valued members of our organization as they play a critical role in managing the behind-the-scenes work that enables senior leaders to operate as vehicles for change. They are skilled at connecting the dots between individual administrative tasks or scheduling requests and a team’s vision and priorities so that senior leaders can be leveraged to do the work that they do best.

We are looking for candidates who are highly organized, proactive, and adept at communicating effectively with a variety of stakeholders. Additionally, we seek to build a team environment that is creative, inclusive, generative, highly collaborative and focused on impact. Not only is this a great opportunity to work directly with some of JFF’s most senior-level leaders, but you will also have the chance to build community with other EAs across the organization, thus ensuring you have the support, resources, and more to make your work effective and engaging.

Based on the organization’s current needs, and candidates’ skills and interests, you could be hired for one of the following teams. EAs may provide support for one senior leader or provide support for a few of the senior-most leaders across a team. If you are selected for a phone interview, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about our different teams and which may be the best fit for you.:

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide strong calendar management by prioritizing inquiries and requests and troubleshooting conflicts when planning and scheduling meetings for senior leaders. 
  • Manage senior leaders’ correspondence by triaging, drafting responses to, or directly responding to email inquiries. Support the organization and productivity of senior leaders by organizing, prioritizing, and summarizing emails and requests. 
  • Keep senior leaders informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities and follow up appropriately. 
  • Understand senior leaders’ capacity, priorities, and preferences in order to make judgements and recommendations that ensure smooth day-to-day engagements and dedicated focus/work time. 
  • Manage detailed travel plans, including drafting itineraries, coordinating flight, hotel, and dinner reservations, submitting event RSVPs, tracking travel reimbursements, etc. related to senior leaders’ in-person meetings and events. 
  • Stay up to date with senior leaders’ meeting occurrences and deadlines with key internal and external stakeholders to support senior leaders in budgeting their time, preparing to fully engage in meetings, and to follow through with the next steps they are responsible for.
  • Create, edit, and proofread materials in partnership with senior leaders, including email communication, meeting agendas, and other internal- or external-facing materials.
  • Coordinate scheduling for executive-level meetings that involve your senior leader(s) and assist with preparing information and materials for meetings, acting as the point of contact with internal and external attendees, and/or taking notes during the meetings. 

Job Requirements

  • You bring 5+ years of overall professional experience, with prior success supporting senior level executives in an administrative support role. 
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills, including a customer service approach when synthesizing and communicating complex issues clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences.   
  • You know how to build relationships, particularly with the senior leaders you support, in order to understand, anticipate, and respond to their needs.  
  • You have strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize your workload, multi-task, and deliver against deadlines.   
  • You bring excellent attention to detail to everything you do and know how to handle highly confidential and time sensitive information with necessary care and prioritization. 
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills, including a customer service approach when synthesizing and communicating complex issues clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences.   
  • You are an effective problem-solver, with the ability to proactively identify key opportunities, issues and risks, and exercise independent professional judgment. 
  • You possess high energy and passion for JFF’s mission and the ability to apply JFF’s core values to all areas of your work 
  • You model inclusive leadership, working effectively with colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds, and building and stewarding an organizational culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion 
  • You build positive, effective, collaborative cultures and teams wherever you work 
  • You are a curious and adaptive learner, with a willingness to take in new information, perspectives and data to inform your work  
  • You demonstrate a growth mindset and a desire to continuously improve in your work  

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