Executive Assistant

Nikan Digital Careers

Position Overview

As an Executive Assistant, you will interact daily with the organization at all levels as well as with external partners. The ideal candidate for this role will be a self-starter who has excellent interpersonal skills, a keen attention to detail, an ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities, a commitment to equity and social justice, and a solid background in providing executive-level support. To be successful in this role, you should be proactive, able to meet deadlines and communicate effectively, be well-organized, have great time management skills and be able to act without guidance.

The Day to Day

  • Has a strong background of professional level support to a Director or other similar senior-level executive, the ability to maintain confidentiality, and good judgment in making independent decisions with a high degree of tact and diplomacy.
  • Has a demonstrated ability to work with all types of people, maintain a positive attitude, and be committed to equity and social justice.
  • Is proactive and able to coordinate a high volume of diverse assignments. Can handle multiple competing priorities and maintain attention to detail.
  • Has strong editing, writing, presentation, and communication skills.
  • Can be flexible and adapt as required, while working in a multi-faceted and sometimes ambiguous environment.
  • Possesses strong ability to navigate through potentially conflicting stakeholder perspectives.
  • Is proficient and comfortable with the use of office productivity software in their daily work, specifically Microsoft Office and SharePoint.
  • Has a genuine collaborative style in their approach to their work, with an understanding of the importance in building effective relationships with customers, team members, and other staff.

Experience and Education Requirments:

  • Experience in the public sector, healthcare systems or community social services
  • Associate's Degree or higher in Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration, or closely related field

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