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Downstreet Housing & Community Development
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Location: Washington County,
About the Job

Downstreet is seeking an enthusiastic, highly organized, and detail-oriented Executive Assistant to support our Executive Director and the senior management team as needed. The ideal candidate will cheerfully handle a wide-range of administrative tasks requiring varying levels of skill.

Part-time, 22.5 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities:
• Complete administrative tasks on behalf of the Executive Director and senior management team members.
• Manage and maintain executive schedules, including calendar management, appointment scheduling, and travel arrangements.
• Handle phone calls, emails, and other forms of communication, providing prompt and professional responses.
• Prepare and proofread correspondence, reports, and presentations.
• Maintain updated manual for Board of Trustees and manage Board communications as directed.
• Plan and oversee execution of administrative projects on behalf of the organization.
• Communicate effectively with team members and support an overall positive working environment for all staff.
• Support event planning and execution.
• Other relevant responsibilities as assigned.

Experience and Education:
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other relevant software.
• Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience in relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education, employment, and life experience.
• Highly organized with a strong ability to manage priorities and deadlines and ability to manage confidential information.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, active listening skills, and problem-solving abilities.
• Commitment to equity and inclusion and social and economic justice.
• Valid Vermont Driver’s License and personal vehicle.

Physical Requirements:
• Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working at a computer
• Must be able to lift 25 pounds at a time

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

Downstreet is strongest when we have a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We know that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, disability, or Veteran status are encouraged to apply.

Wage or Salary
$30-$33 per hour