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Administrative Assistant

Overview of Administrative Assistant Role:

The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Development Officer at JED, including calendar management, travel planning, expense reporting and a variety of special projects particularly as they relate to development and programmatic priorities. The ideal candidate will be an outgoing individual who thrives in a fast-paced, energetic workplace and benefits from well-developed organizational and planning skills to identify and handle changing priorities in a dynamic environment. The Administrative Assistant is a highly visible role that regularly interfaces with strategic partners, donors and JED trustees and requires excellent written and oral communication skills as well as a high degree of comfort and composure working with a wide range of personalities at all levels of the organization.


  • Scheduling, meeting planning and effective calendar management
  • Arranging travel plans, itineraries and agendas
  • Reconciling corporate credit cards
  • Data entry and management
  • Creating reports and presentations
  • Additional initiatives as directed

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years in an office position supporting senior management
  • Genuine interest and commitment to improving the mental health and wellness of young adults
  • Ability to organize, plan, schedule, determine priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Resourcefulness, creativity and the ability to handle multiple concurrent projects
  • Friendly, polished demeanor with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to exercise discretion in dealing with sensitive material and maintain confidentiality
  • Experience with Salesforce, CRM and/or database management preferred

Salary range: commensurate with experience

Interested candidates should email their résumé with cover letter to:

JED is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workplace that values teamwork, collaboration and creativity. JED is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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