Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

The NEA Foundation
District of Columbia, United States
$60,000.00 - $80,000.00
Feb 24, 2021
Mar 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Summary:      The Executive Assistant provides comprehensive and confidential administrative support to the President & CEO.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Schedules all appointments and meetings with staff, board members and external constituents
  • Manages the flow of information between the President and internal/external individuals and groups, and the screening and prioritizing of requests
  • Provides email/telephone support
  • Makes President’s travel arrangements, including scheduling, preparing itinerary, trip file, preparing materials
  • Maintains and manages President’s expense report and reimbursement requests
  • Prepares correspondence on behalf of President
  • Coordinates to ensure efficient administrative, logistical and operational support for board meetings, conferences and retreats
  • Establishes and maintains President’s project files
  • Purchases general office supplies, materials and equipment as needed, including oversight of general maintenance requests and oversight of annual inventory
  • Other projects as assigned



  • Bachelors degree with a minimum of three years executive level support experience
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize, track projects and multi-task to meet deadlines of the President
  • Highest level of interpersonal skills including excellent listening, oral and written communications skills, tact, patience, flexibility and courtesy
  • Ability to use discretion, sound judgment and maintain strictest confidentiality when handling sensitive materials and information
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented and flexible
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills

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