Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Executive Assistant

Position Summary:  

Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the CEO including but not limited to phone and email management, calendar organization, correspondence, and daily scheduling.  This position interfaces with individuals throughout the organization, board members, and potential and existing donors.  
 
Responsibilities and Duties:
 
40%
  • Provide communications support via telephone and email
  • Draft correspondence and memos 
  • Maintain filing systems for general office
  • Order, receive, stock and inventory office supplies
  • Support internal communications 
  • Calendar management
  • Travel coordination
  • Expense management 
15%
  • Support staff events and celebrations
40%
  • Create, organize, and prepare meeting materials for internal and external meetings. 
  • Gather Board of Directors information packets from various staff and sources
  • Compile and distribute Board information packets
  • Support committee meetings through logistics coordination and meeting minutes 
5%
  • All other duties as assigned. 
 
Qualifications:

Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of work experience 
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a nonprofit setting
 
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Google suite 
  • Ability to interface with individuals throughout multiple levels of the organization including Board Members and Donors.  
  • Ability to travel as needed to attend various functions and meetings
Compensation:  
$18.16 per hour
 
Status
Full Time, Non-Exempt
 
Union Status
No 
Application Process:

Position will remain open until filled.  No phone calls please.  

 

Agency Description: 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles is the nation’s largest Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) legal and civil rights organization and serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year. Founded in 1983 as the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Advancing Justice-LA’s mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. Through direct legal services, impact litigation, policy analysis and advocacy, leadership development and capacity building, Advancing Justice-LA seeks to serve the most vulnerable members of the AANHPI community while also building a strong AANHPI voice for civil rights and social justice. Advancing Justice–LA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, HIV status, marital or domestic partner status, or religious affiliation. 

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Advancing Justice - LA only accepts resumes as PDF or Microsoft Word files with no macros enabled.

FOR LEGAL HELP

Advancing Justice-LA's helplines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, public benefits, employement, housing, and civil rights. 

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356
도움이 필요하십니까: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ: 800.914.9583

For any questions about DRAI, please visit: https://advancingjustice-la.org/drai.

Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.