Are you someone who is always thinking two steps ahead? The go-to organizer among your friends? We are searching for a poised, detail oriented and exceptionally organized individual who is excited to support a fast-moving nonprofit CEO.
Our CEO, Amy Nelson, is effectively also VFA’s Chief Fundraising Officer, serving as the face of VFA to all external stakeholders and funders. You will work closely with her, maintain her schedule, know the status of her relationships, and you will be critical to the success of the fundraising team.
What you’ll do:
Supporting VFA’s CEO, Amy Nelson
Manage Amy’s calendars and activities, schedule meetings and calls, and keep her apprised of what’s on the radar
Handle travel planning and logistics for everything from speaking engagements to press events
Serve as a filter, helping handle some of the communications and tasks that can take things off Amy's plate
Get to know and build relationships with VFA supporters
Travel to Training Camp and work there full-time supporting Amy and the overall program
Development admin responsibilities
Process all gifts and maintain the accuracy of our CRM database, Salesforce
Prepare and send receipts and letters of acknowledgment
Become an expert in our processes and Salesforce database; liaise between VFA’s Data Team and Development to continuously improve how we capture and report on data events
Support our development team in maintaining Amy’s portfolio of donors, sending mail merges; tracking communication; and analyzing effectiveness associated with our various fundraising initiatives
Keep collateral up to date and in the office as well as field ad-hoc administrative tasks from our portfolio managers
Write and speak with passion and purpose, projecting confidence and doing a great job of representing VFA
Contribute to/pitch in with all aspects of VFA as needed, from selection to training to office logistics
There’s a lot to get done, and a lot of opportunities to grow within the role and organization. VFA promotes from within -- past Executive Assistants at VFA have moved into roles in marketing, communications, operations and other areas of the organization.
What you might have already done:
Worked for 1-2 years as an Executive Assistant or an otherwise detail-heavy role
Had experience administering Salesforce or another CRM database
Bonus points if you are an excellent writer, as there will be opportunities to craft a range of content!
The good stuff:
We pay well! You’ll earn a competitive salary, commensurate with experience
High performers at VFA are given substantial opportunity to grow and develop
We offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), commuter benefits, flexible spending account, and gym, tech, and professional development stipends
We have a generous vacation policy, plenty of paid holidays, and regular work from home Fridays
We promote from within!
VFA is a dynamic startup environment with varied responsibilities and a different challenge each day (we mean it – always plenty of interesting problems to work on!)
You’ll work alongside a team of exceptionally motivated, high-caliber people