Assistant to the CEO

Center for Nonprofit Management


HR, Office & Administrative Support

Position Description / Responsibilities

Role Summary and Purpose:

The goal of this position is to build capacity for the CEO through advanced administrative capabilities and exceptional organizational and communication skills.

The Executive Assistant to the CEO is the direct support role to CNM’s President and CEO. They are responsible for performing a range of duties related to the CEO’s day-to-day workload and schedule, and in support of any special projects pertaining to agency programs and operations the CEO oversees, including but not limited to development, education, consulting, collective impact, etc.

The ideal candidate will be a savvy self-starter and a confident communicator (written and verbal) who possesses the ability to manage the CEO’s complex internal and external responsibilities. The candidate will direct their projects with urgency and in a way that allows the CEO and organization to be as efficient and effective as possible. 

Given that a priority function of the CEO’s schedule is dedicated to development and fundraising, this role will also work closely with the Director of Development on development and fundraising tasks, including research and writing support for the grant submission process.

The Center for Nonprofit Management (CNM):

As a member-services organization offering courses, consulting and other resources to our regional nonprofits, this position allows for a wide lens on the sector and is ideal for someone who wants to grow their career in the nonprofit industry. CNM’s mission is to amplify the impact of our member organizations and their partners. We are committed to supporting the excellence of our members and of our staff. We believe in the value of investing in our team’s professional growth.

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Application Instructions

Contact Marisa Swystun, Director of Development,

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