Executive Assistant

Founded in 1988, Food & Friends provides medically tailored meals, nutrition support, and friendship to people living with AIDS, cancer, and other life-challenging illnesses. Our team of sixty employees and thousands of volunteers delivers meals and hope to people living in the District of Columbia and multiple counties across Maryland and Virginia. There is no charge or income qualification for our services, which are rendered solely on the basis of medical need.

We seek an Executive Assistant to provide administrative support to the Executive Director. Responsibilities will include:

  • drafting correspondence;
  • assisting with scheduling meetings, both for the Executive Director and the Board of Directors;
  • maintaining electronic and paper files;
  • taking meeting minutes;
  • running errands locally as needed;
  • assisting with donor and VIP recognition events; and
  • coordinating special projects for departments throughout the organization.

Must be available to work some evenings, weekends, and holidays. This is an outstanding opportunity for an administrative professional to further his/her career while contributing to the mission of a prominent nonprofit social service agency.

The successful candidate will have a BA/BS and at least three years of senior administrative experience, including experience reporting to an executive or other comparable individual. Must have experience drafting correspondence and taking meeting minutes. Other qualifications include a valid driver’s license; strong knowledge of MS Office, including Outlook; excellent verbal and written communication skills; sense of tact and diplomacy; superb organization and time management skills; keen sense of confidentiality; and an appreciation for diversity. Nonprofit experience a plus. Offer of employment contingent upon a pre-employment drug test.

Food & Friends provides a competitive salary, generous benefits, and a healthy work/life balance. Our staff enjoys a high quality, diverse work environment that includes short Fridays and casual dress. Food & Friends is Metro accessible, and has free on-site parking.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

Mr. Lucas Ginn

Food & Friends

219 Riggs Road, NE

Washington, DC 20011

Fax: 202-635-4263

Email: apply@foodandfriends.org

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE

Food & Friends is an Equal Opportunity Employer