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Executive Assistant to CDO in Manhattan at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The ideal candidate will have background in development and/or work with Trustees, donors, and volunteers, or related fields like human resources or customer service. She/he will provide overall support to the Chief Development Officer including responsibility for scheduling and organizing logistics for meetings, taking meeting notes or minutes, and interfacing with Trustees, committee members, and donors.


  • Managing the schedule and implementation of all Board and Committee meetings, including (but not limited to): scheduling with multiple stakeholders & venues, organizing catering & hospitality, managing/creating/organizing materials and presentation components, reminders & attendance, minutes.

  • Extensive writing for Chief Development Officer: correspondence, memos, and speeches.

  • Liaise with senior staff, particularly around management of Board and Committee meetings.

  • Communicate with, and handle issues involving, agency Trustees and donors.

  • Calendar management, process expenses and appointment setting

  • Plan and coordinate visits to agency programs.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree, strong computer skills

  • Minimum of two years of work experience


  • Strong experience with MS Word, Excel & Outlook

  • Experience with Raisers Edge or similar database a plus

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced workplace with multiple concurrent projects.

  • Able to work evenings and weekends on a limited basis to fulfill job responsibilities.

  • Team player with a sense of humor a must.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills; attention to detail