Executive Coordinator

About CCC + CCCAction:

The Center for Community Change is committed to help build powerful and dynamic movements in diverse communities to create meaningful change. With our grassroots partners, we build the power and capacity of low-income people and communities of color to make significant policy changes in their lives.

Our focus areas include jobs and income, immigration, affordable housing, racial justice and barriers to employment for formerly incarcerated individuals.

For a more detailed description of our sister organization, please go here for CCCAction.

Position Description:
The Executive Coordinator is responsible for providing executive-level support to the Vice President of the Center for Community Change (who also serves as the President of Center for Community Change Action), with a particular emphasis on scheduling, management of travel and meeting/event logistics, and administrative support. This position also provides support to the broader Executive office, and plays a key role in promoting a highly effective team and organizational dynamic.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter, who exercises critical thinking, takes initiative, and drives projects and tasks to completion. The candidate must thrive in a fast-paced environment, and can work both independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively as part of a team. Demonstration of good judgment, flexibility and trustworthiness are essential.

A portion of time will be spent working with CCC’s sister organization, the Center for Community Change Action.

Principal Responsibilities:
Scheduling and Coordinating Meeting/Events

  • Effective management of the Vice President of CCC/President of CCCA’s calendar and appointments (ensuring clear purpose, specific agenda and optimal use of time).
  • Planning for meetings by creating agendas, capturing notes, and ensuring timely follow-up.
  • Provide scheduling and logistical support for CCC meetings, conferences, workshops and/or presentations.
  • Work closely and professionally with the relevant allies, partners, consultants and staff and/or teams across the organization to coordinate CCC meetings and/or events.
  • Work in close collaboration with Executive Office staff to coordinate organization-wide events including Board meetings, and provide support as needed to ensure successful planning.
  • Provide travel, back-up scheduling/calendar management to the CCC President, Managing Director, and/or Chief of Staff as needed.

Administrative Support

  • Manage and submit expense reimbursements, timesheets and leave requests for the CCCA President, and CCC President, and other Executive Office Principals as assigned.
  • Provide overall general administrative support including reception of phone calls and mail, copying, faxing, and ordering of supplies.

Board of Directors

  • Schedules, and serves as primary CCCA board liaison on all high-level administrative
    matters.
  • Staffs and/or supports the Center for Community Change Action Board as needed.
  • Creates and disseminates board notes and minutes as requested, ensuring follow-up items are
    handled and or communicated to the appropriate parties.
  • Supports CCC and CCCA Board call and/or meeting logistics.

Qualifications:

  • Three to five years of experience managing calendars for senior-level staff/executives.
  • Three to five years of experience in a non-profit environment.
  • Excellent meeting and event planning and logistics coordination.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work accurately under deadlines and the pressure of a fast-paced work environment.
  • Commitment to the CCC/CCCA’s mission and values.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Computer literacy required, including MS Office Suite skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal communications skills, diplomacy and discretion (note: the employee is a confidential employee and is required to display a high degree of judgment, discretion, and confidentiality in carrying out his/her job functions).
  • Team player with the capacity to be resourceful and highly flexible.

Salary & Benefits: $50,000 – $55,000; CCC offers a competitive salary based on qualifications and an excellent benefits package, which includes 4 weeks of vacation; paid leave between December 24 and January 1; 3% employer contribution to a 401k at time of hire and an additional 5% at six months of employment (8% employer contribution); and a choice of health insurance plans.

Closing Date of Position: Open Until Filled. Ideal start date in July 2017.

How to apply: Please click here to submit a cover letter sharing your personal interest as well as salary expectations, a resume, and a writing sample. Applications without all required documents will not be considered.

The Center for Community Change is an Equal Opportunity Employer