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Executive Assistant

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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Full Time
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Job Details


is seeking an Executive Assistant for the Office of the President

  Are you?

  • Looking for a stimulating and dynamic career experience
  • Passionate about social justice and want to learn more
  • Excited to work in an environment where culture is important and animated
  • Naturally organized with a knack for organizing others
  • Comfortable being supportive behind-the-scenes
  • Obsessively detail oriented
  • Nimble at playing octopus (managing multiple projects)
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Calm, centered and unflustered when the pace gets hectic
  • Skilled at taking meeting notes and producing accurate minutes
  • Have an affinity for and understand the power of lightheartedness, when appropriate


We’re a 40 year old nonprofit and since 1976, we’ve been an unabashed champion for philanthropy that serves the public good, a brave and unrelenting watchdog and advocate for funding that directly benefits the under-served, under-represented and marginalized communities, and a courageous voice for social justice for all people in our society. For the mission and vision statements of National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy and to learn more about our work, visit

Position Overview

The Executive Assistant will provide administrative support to the President and CEO and to the Director of HR and Administration, who is also part of the Office of the President. Duties involve scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, taking minutes, managing the office, and support with accounting, HR and benefits administration.

 Apply to

  • Provide day-to-day support to the President and CEO
  • Assist and support the Director of HR & Administration
  • Support and contribute to the efficient operations of the executive office
  • Be the gatekeeper and facilitator of liaisons with the President
  • Maintain the President’s calendar
  • Manage travel arrangements
  • Register and prepare logistics for the President & CEO’s attendance at conferences
  • Prepare expense reports and reimbursements
  • Assist with the facility management and maintenance of office equipment  
  • Assist with benefits, human resources and administration

Essential Functions include:

  • Be the maestro of the President’s calendar, scheduling, prioritizing of appointments, meetings and making travel arrangements.
  • Assist with planning and scheduling speaking engagements and media interviews in collaboration with the program and communications teams.Assure adequate follow-up to requests made to the President’s office
  • Support preparation for and assist with board and committee meetings
  • Provide administrative support to the Director of HR and Administration   
  • Assist with all accounting projects and tasks
  • Plan and prepare for staff meetings and other staff activities
  • Organize and maintain paper and electronic files
  • Collaborate with members of the organization’s teams, as necessary

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. The organization is proud of its culture and practices the cultural values of affirming, ethical, respectful, stimulating and unifying. 

 Got Mad Skills and these Core Competencies?

  • Sharp and on point computer skills, with the ability to rock Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong database skills and knowledgeable and facile with SalesForce and HRIS
  • Comfortable being articulate, with good interpersonal skills and a pleasant demeanor that will enhance our culture and heighten the office vibe
  • High level of professionalism with the ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information
  • Past experience in the non-profit sector is a big plus
  • Have a flexible work style and can handle working under tight deadlines with sometimes shifting priorities
  • Understands and has passion for advancing social and economic justice

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable work experience supporting executives, boards, committees, HR and administration. SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP is a plus 
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working with executives to provide administrative support in a fast-paced environment

Competitive Salary:  Commensurate with experience within the range of $50,000 to $65,000 per year. 

Superb Benefits you can’t resist: Includes, but not limited to, health insurance, retirement plan, annual leave, sick leave and some federal holidays. 

Application process:  Now that we have shared our vision of the ideal candidate, did we come close to describing you? If so, then we’re excited to hear more about you and how you can help us move the needle to achieve our mission. 

Address your application to Attn: Executive Assistant

 Tell us:

Why you are excited to help us thrive and fulfill our mission

Why this job is the right fit for you

What you’ve been up to in your career so far

The names of 3 people who know you well and will vouch for your mad skills and style 


Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received and you will receive a response shortly after. We are hoping to fill the position by mid- to late October. 

We will respond to all applicants. We THANK YOU for considering joining our team. Good luck! 

NCRP is an equal opportunity employer and seeks broad diversity.

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