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Executive Assistant

Basic Function: The Executive Assistant(s) support the overall success of the organization by managing our dynamic virtual office environment. This includes supporting team members with scheduling and meeting logistics, and managing individual projects.  
Job description:

About the Foundation: 
The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation’s mission is to help people and places move out of poverty and achieve greater social and economic justice. We work in 11 Southern states, supporting organizations and networks making progress along three interconnected pathways of change: economic opportunity, supportive policies and institutions, and democracy and civic engagement. The Foundation aims to center racial equity and power building in all our work, from grantmaking to investments, communications and more.  

The Foundation works to foster a supportive environment where all staff can thrive. Our team pays careful attention to organizational culture, devoting time for reflection and relationship building. The office closes for two weeks each year for our hardworking staff to recharge without using vacation days. We offer generous benefits, including retirement contributions, health and dental coverage, and we allow staff to work from anywhere in our 11-state Southeastern footprint. 

Though each executive assistant’s specific responsibilities will vary, the Foundation’s team of executive assistants will work collaboratively across the following areas of work:  

  • Contribute to the work culture of the Foundation 
    • Engage colleagues in partnership, building relationships of mutual respect 
    • Celebrate wins for the organization and your colleagues 
    • Identify needs and pain points for yourself and others 
    • Give colleagues direct, honest and kind feedback 
    • Develop solutions that contribute to a diverse, high performing team 
  • Support the Management Team
    • Provide note-taking support for key meetings identified by management team 
    • Help team members use technology like Calendly and the Microsoft Office Suite to organize calendars, schedule one-on-one meetings and propose times for group meetings 
  • Support the Program Team 
    • Work with Management Team, Network Officers, Associate Network Officers and Communications Director to: 
      • Coordinate meetings and grantee due diligence visits 
      • Lead or assist in preparation of board meeting booklet and other supporting materials 
      • Solidify logistics for in-person meetings 
      • Provide note-taking support for key meetings identified by program team 
  • Support the Operations and Finance Team  
    • Help maintain human resources systems  
    • Provide accounting support as needed 
  • Support the Board of Directors 
    • Schedule board meetings
    • Schedule committee meetings  
    • Manage site logistics  
  • Execute Special Projects
    • Provide additional support to various other functions during times of high need. Examples may include:
      • Physical office set-up or closing  
      • Onboarding of new staff 
      • Adoption and set-up of business applications and new technology  


  • Experience 
    • Personal commitment to race and gender equity evidenced by respect for the dignity and abilities of all people  
    • Deep knowledge of the Southeastern United States and its diverse communities  
    • Track record of building relationships and fostering alliances among diverse people to accomplish goals  
  • Skills 
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills  
    • Ability to use instinct and intuition effectively in building relationships and making decisions 
    • Problem-solver able to generate solutions and work collaboratively to make decisions 
  • Mindset 
    • Strong passion for support work including project management, scheduling and logistics   
    • Desire to cultivate trust and make decisions collaboratively 
    • Ability to work independently 
    • Technologically savvy with the capability to learn new tools quickly 

This is a full-time position with generous benefits. The salary range is $50,000-$60,000 a year, and candidates can be located anywhere in our 11-state footprint in the Southeastern U.S. This position is open until filled. 

Click here to apply. 

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