Executive Assistant

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 14, 2018
Closes
Apr 18, 2018
Function
Administrative
Industry
Nonprofit, Other
Hours
Full Time

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
Washington, DC  NW

From the captivating life of Marjorie Post to the exquisitely maintained mansion and gardens, the Hillwood experience outshines even the Fabergé Eggs!  We are a passionate organization, proud of our reputation as one of Washington’s top cultural destinations.  Advancing our mission of preserving and interpreting Marjorie’s life story, her magnificent collection of fine and decorative arts, and her beautifully landscaped estate, requires a team effort and the talents of a diverse, highly engaged group of people.

Due to a promotion we are seeking an Executive Assistant (EA.)   The EA is a seasoned professional who will employ their administrative and operational talents in support of the Executive Director’s day-to-day operational responsibilities and development activities.  The environment is fast paced and, technologically enhanced and you must be able to execute your responsibilities with minimal supervision, sound judgment and complete confidentiality.  The EA should exhibit a clear understanding of the Director’s intent and strategy with regard to Hillwood operational objectives, and be able to act as an ambassador to promote them.   The EA also serves as administrative support and liaison to the Board of Trustees.  

The successful candidate will have 5+ years of experience providing administrative support to the chief executive or senior development leader in a non-profit organization as well as experience in providing support to the organization’s board.  You must also have obtained a minimum of an associates degree with a business emphasis.    A Bachelor’s degree, demonstrated success working in an arts organization, experience organizing events/programs and interacting with the public are plusses.   

So, come work “Where Fabulous Lives!”  We are a progressive, equal opportunity employer and all candidates are encouraged to apply.   More detailed information regarding job responsibilities, requirements, skills and abilities and how to submit your resume and cover letter, can be found on our website (www.hillwoodmuseum.org) under the “jobs & volunteering” link.  

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