Administrative Coordinator

  • Equity Now, Inc.
  • Lanham, MD, 20706
  • Full Time
  • Experienced

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Job Description:

Position Summary

The Administrative Coordinator provides high-level support for the Equity Now executive management team, including heavy calendar management and successful coordination of business meetings. They serve as a liaison between the executive and other departments within the organization. They exercise independent judgment in the resolution of administrative problems. They prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously with little or no supervision.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Managing executive calendar, requiring interaction with internal and external executives and assistants to schedule a variety of business meetings
  • Handling incoming and outgoing phone and electronic communications on behalf of executive management; routing incoming calls to appropriate party quickly and efficiently
  • Arranging travel arrangements and reservations for executive management as needed
  • Independently creating well-organized, grammatically correct memos and reports for distribution to members of various departments
  • Assisting with special events planning
  • Using various software applications such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate, and/or format data and/or reports
  • Maintaining the highest level of confidentiality
  • Exercising administrative judgment; assuming responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results impacting staff, costs, and/or quality of service within the functional area
  • Performing other duties as assigned

 

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
  • Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Five years or more of experience as an executive administrative assistant
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills and proficiency in business vocabulary to effectively represent the executive and the company to outside parties
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills
Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


Company Description:

Equity Now, Inc. is an organization founded to expedite change.  

Equity Now's efforts are focused on discovering, planning and implementing innovative solutions for pathways of building equity in the community. 

Our efforts are strategically focused on the growing number of families fighting for economic and educational equity.

There is a growing recognition of the importance of equity to economic development and upward mobility. High-quality education improves long-term academic and economic outcomes for children and communities. Therefore, Equity Now is committed to nurturing the full capacity of communities, helping them achieve their full economic and academic potential.

www.equitynowinc.org