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Executive Assistant

Strategic Human Resources Inc

Strategic Human Resources Inc

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Lexington, KY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Career Opportunity - Executive Assistant with Kentucky Nonprofit Network in Lexington, KY

Ready for a career opportunity as part of a team strengthening Kentucky’s nonprofit organizations? Do you have experience working directly with the Executive Team? Are you a highly organized administrative professional with strong interpersonal skills? If yes, we want to speak to you about our position!

As the Executive Assistant with Kentucky Nonprofit Network (KNN), you will provide high-level administrative support for the CEO and provide general support for members of the executive leadership team.

For the CEO, you will help manage calendars, arrange appointments, and proactively address meeting conflicts, acting as a gate keeper. You will help the CEO keep operations running smoothly by assisting with payroll (including payroll changes and supporting documentation); supporting aspects of financial management and Quickbooks tracking and reporting; and assisting with employee benefit plans and communications.

To support the team, you will provide support for virtual and in-person events, KNN’s membership program, and special initiatives, including supporting the organization’s membership program by keeping the membership database updated; assisting with virtual and in-person events, including securing meeting space, ordering food for attendees, and utilizing the organization’s software program to ensure participants are registered; supporting the team’s technology needs; and supporting KNN’s business infrastructure (including equipment, IT resources, etc.).

In this dynamic role, you will utilize your self-initiative to find opportunities to provide efficiencies and increase effectiveness of the team. This is a hybrid position based in Lexington, KY, that will be 30 hours/week (5 days/week) and will provide flexibility of working in office as well as remotely from home.

Starting pay will be $25-30/HR and includes full-time benefits.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with members, community leaders, and elected officials. You will need to be self-driven, solutions oriented, and highly organized with a focus on accuracy, effectiveness, and efficiency. Other requirements include:

  • 5-7 years of proven experience providing executive level or similar administrative support.
  • 2 plus years of experience managing schedules.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks or projects effectively, while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, tactful, and professional manner, in both speaking and in writing.
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently in a reliable manner, with minimal supervision.
  • Strong experience with MS Office Suite of products, specifically Outlook.
  • Experience utilizing a CRM platform.
  • Event management experience.
  • Experience with Canva would be a plus.
  • Experience with payroll and/or benefits would be preferred but not required.
  • Experience in Quickbooks (entry, reporting, budgeting) preferred but not required.
  • Interest in learning more about and providing support to a wide range of nonprofit organizations.

Kentucky Nonprofit Network has served as Kentucky’s state association for 21 years. We exist to advance and empower Kentucky’s nonprofit organizations to strengthen Kentucky communities. KNN has over 1000 members statewide and is continuing to grow. We are the unified public policy voice of Kentucky’s nonprofit sector. We are THE source for information, professional development, resources and time and money-saving member benefits for nonprofits across Kentucky. Our team is small and we are also passionate about helping nonprofits succeed. We offer a hybrid work style, a cozy office, and the opportunity to work with Kentucky’s amazing nonprofit leaders and volunteers.

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and a supportive work environment that prioritizes employee well-being and encourages professional growth and development. If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for providing top-notch administrative support and can thrive in a fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you.

Apply online today!

Employer is EOE/M/F/D/V. No third-party candidates, please.


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