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It’s an exciting time at Headwaters Foundation and we’re hiring an Office Manager/Executive Assistant. Read more below about this exciting opportunity.
Office Manager/Executive Assistant
Job Description: November 2018
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Headwaters Foundation works side-by-side with western Montanans to improve the health of our communities. We provide critical funding for organizations who are working to build resiliency for children and families. We’re looking for someone to work side-by-side with us in our Missoula office to handle the administrative tasks related to working with six dynamic people who are moving fast in different directions everyday toward a healthy and thriving western Montana. We need a unicorn, really, who can anticipate our needs before we do, who can patiently and calmly take care of all the things that help us do our work better. From stocking the coffee to answering the phones to being a thought partner and executive assistant to our CEO and CFO, to being the main liaison with our board of directors, we need someone is passionate about our work, about people and about being a part of a team that cares deeply. We work hard. We play. We laugh. A lot.
If this position sounds like a good stopover until you find a job you can be passionate about, please don’t apply. We want someone who lights up at the thought of running this place with a can-do spirit every day. If you can bring intelligence, poise, attention to a thousand tiny details, a gracious nature all mixed with a little bit of scrappy and a good disposition, we want to hear from you.
About Headwaters Foundation
With more than $100 million in assets, Headwaters Foundation works side-by-side with western Montanans to improve the health of our communities. Our vision is a western Montana where all people, especially the most vulnerable among us, are healthy and thriving. We are community-led and support the fifteen western-most counties in Montana and the Flathead Indian Reservation by funding organizations working to build resiliency for children and families. Visit headwatersmt.org to learn more about our work.
Headwaters seeks an Office Manager/ Executive Assistant to support the Headwaters team in its efforts to achieve the organization’s mission and strategic goals. Reporting to the CFO, the Executive Assistant/ Office Manager will work independently to handle a wide range of administrative and executive support tasks and ensure smooth day-to-day operations. She/ He must be exceptionally well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting an office of diverse individuals. Given the small size of the foundation team, the Office Manager/Executive Assistant will also be expected to be a flexible team player and step into the evolving roles critical to advancing the work and success of the foundation. The Office Manager/Executive Assistant will regularly interact with foundation staff and consultants, grantmaking colleagues, grantees, potential grantees, and community and health care leaders. Through these interactions, the office manager will maintain and enhance a positive image for Headwaters.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Mynor Alejandro Veliz, CFO
283 W Front St, Suite 301
Missoula, MT 59802
Or email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.