Executive Assistant / Office Manager

Date Posted: October 26, 2018

Job Description

Background
The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data‐driven public policies that improve child well‐being in health, K‐12 education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive statewide network of dedicated child advocates.

As the leading voice for Colorado’s children at the State Capitol and in communities across the state, the Children’s Campaign has been at the forefront of hundreds of policy wins for kids. Among the numerous laws and programs we’ve helped establish are the Colorado Preschool Program, Child Health Plan Plus, and the Reading to Ensure Academic Development (READ) Act. The Children’s Campaign is committed to integrating values of diversity, equity and inclusion into daily work with intention, action, and humility in order to advance racial and economic equity within our organization, our networks, and partnerships.

Position Description
The Executive Assistant / Office Manager is responsible for providing administrative support to the President and day‐to‐day operational support for the organization. The person in this position is responsible for the coordination of office operations and administrative responsibilities to promote organizational efficiency and the mission of the Colorado Children’s Campaign. This person will report to the President.

To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to apply@coloradokids.org. Please include in your cover letter where you heard about this position. We review applications on a rolling basis – so it is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible. The Colorado Children’s Campaign encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Our Story

The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child well-being in health, K-12 education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child well-being and organizing an extensive statewide network of dedicated child advocates.

As the leading voice for Colorado’s children at the State Capitol and in communities across the state, the Children’s Campaign has been at the forefront of hundreds of policy wins for kids. Among the numerous laws and programs we’ve helped establish are the Colorado Preschool Program, Child Health Plan Plus, and the Reading to Ensure Academic Development (READ) Act. The Children’s Campaign is committed to integrating values of diversity, equity and inclusion into daily work with intention, action and humility in order to advance racial and economic equity within our organization, our networks and partnerships.

Job Responsibilities

  • Serves as the host for The Children’s Campaign’s office visitors and maintaining the office in a professional and orderly appearance
  • Responsible for all administrative and facilities functions including, but not limited to, maintaining office supplies and equipment, IT management, and mail handling
  • Provides ongoing support to the President including scheduling, coordinating meetings and other duties as assigned
  • Provides ongoing support to the President and Board of Directors. Coordinates Board of Directors meetings, activities and communication including but not limited to maintaining accurate Board member contact information, board meeting preparation, sending meeting reminders, assembling coordinating documents for meetings and creating board packets, keeping accurate calendars and meeting minutes
  • Collaborates with the Finance Director to provide support needed to maintain internal controls including but not limited to cash deposits and electronic funds transfer
  • Collaborates with Development Director to provide database management support and administrative tasks as needed for Development Department
  • Monitors and recommends updates to personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains employee handbook
  • Directs and coordinates consistent and streamlined recruiting and hiring processes
  • Develops and administers employee performance planning and evaluation
  • Other duties to advance the mission of the Colorado Children’s Campaign, as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Commitment to the mission and work of the Colorado Children’s Campaign
  • Commitment to supporting a culture of continuous improvement
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to work with colleagues in an inclusive manner that demonstrates openness to differing perspectives and experiences
  • BA / BS preferred but not required; equivalent work experience considered
  • At least two years of experience in administration office management or executive support
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to balance and prioritize tasks effectively with an attention detail
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact professionally with a high level of confidentiality
  • Flexible, innovative, energetic, and able to work as a member of a larger team

Compensation and Benefits

  • This is a full‐time position. The salary for this position is $43,000 ‐ $48,000 based on experience and includes a strong benefits package including a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, health insurance and paid time off

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Colorado Children’s Campaign is an equal opportunity employer that values workplace diversity. The Children’s Campaign strives to create an inclusive work place that embraces diverse backgrounds, life experiences, and perspectives. The Children’s Campaign prohibits discrimination of employees or applicants on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual identity, sexual orientation, religious or political affiliation, disability, or any other classification considered discriminatory under applicable law.