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Job Title: Executive Assistant
Location: San Francisco, CA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 06/14/2018
Expire Date: 08/14/2018
Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services
Job Description
Executive Assistant
Our Organization:
Tides is a foundation and nonprofit partner committed to building a world of social justice and shared prosperity. Founded in 1976, Tides’ works at the cutting edge of today’s biggest challenges, with a focus on equality and human rights; a sustainable environment; healthy individuals, families, and communities; and education. Tides’ services include donor-advised funds, fiscal sponsorship, and shared spaces in San Francisco and New York City. For more information, please visit www.tides.org.

This job is for you if:
You have experience performing office and administrative duties to assist executive management, (Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Chief of Staff - DCOF)
You have integrity, and are trustworthy
You are enthusiastic about organizational and operational excellence in accelerating social change
You have the ability to be flexible and adapt to change
You are comfortable working independently
You thrive in supporting others with pride and a master of the details
You may have experience planning board meetings

The right candidate will be willing and able to:
Facilitate heavy CEO and DCOF support, scheduling, calendaring, and travel management.
Provide extensive and comprehensive board meeting support.
Regularly welcome guests and clients.
Manage all meeting logistics, including but not limited to catering and refreshments and arranging for audio/visual and IT support.
Coordinate timely expense reports and reconciliation for CEO and DCOF.
Coordinate and own all CEO-led events.

Your Qualities:
At least 2 - 4 years of experience supporting a VP, SVP, and/or C-level officers.
Comfortability and deep familiarity with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills.
Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to be extremely effective independently.
Excellent communication skills with internal and external staff, clients, board and stakeholders.
Attention to detail and a dedication to accuracy and timeliness

Get to know the team:
You will work closely with the Deputy Chief of Staff who is responsible for overall Executive Office strategy and operations. Tides CEO, Kriss Deiglmeier was named one of the “50 Most Influential Women in Philanthropy” by Philanthropy Insider. Recognized as a pioneer in the field of social innovation, Kriss has written and published leading thought pieces and has presented and guest-lectured on social innovation, social entrepreneurship, and public-private partnerships.

The Executive Office manages Tides Boards of Directors and is responsible for the CEO’s external relations strategy and thought leadership. This office facilitates the collaboration between the Executive Team (CFO, VP of Strategic Partnerships and Communications & General Counsel/Managing Director of Tides Advocacy).

What’s in it for you:
Tides offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision. Tides contributes to employee Health Savings Accounts (HSA). Tides matches employee contributions to a retirement plan and the employer match is 100% vested immediately. Tides also covers Basic life insurance, Basic AD&D & LTD for all eligible employees at no cost.

All employees start with 3 weeks of vacation and receive 12 paid holidays. Employees also receive 2 additional optional holidays per year in observance of other holidays and a birthday holiday. We offer competitive nonprofit salaries.

We have flexible work arrangements to make you comfortable including outdoor patio work areas, comfy work/lounge space, standing desk options, cubicles and open or private work spaces.

Why work for Tides?
We have incredible clients and partners both domestically and internationally who are working towards a world of shared prosperity and social justice.
We are serious about promoting sustainable commute options, including a free shuttle to and from downtown San Francisco and award-winning bicycle infrastructure, including secure bike parking, locker rooms, and bike share program.
Tides was a pioneer in collaborative workspaces for nonprofits and we share our offices, located in a renovated military hospital, with 75 other nonprofits and social enterprises, creating a vibrant community of mission-aligned changemakers that get together regularly for happy hours, educational sessions, and holiday celebrations.
Tides’ San Francisco offices are located in a National Park with views of the Golden Gate Bridge. The National Park, called the Presidio, is an outdoor recreation hub with miles of forested trails, outdoor art installations (including by the famed Andy Goldsworthy), and scenic overlooks perfect for strolling, exercising, or taking meetings outside.
Tides has a robust staff engagement program, including regular cultural celebrations like a Chinese New Year pig roast and Black History Month film outings.
Tides has a bi-coastal presence, with an office right across the street from the New York Stock Exchange building.
The work is awesome, the people are awesome and we think there’s no better place to make an impact

How to Apply:
Please submit a resume and a thoughtful cover letter online. Your cover letter should express your interest in working for Tides and your qualifications for the role. You may also share your detailed LinkedIn profile with us. Tides is an Equal Opportunity employer. We value diversity and inclusion and we look forward to reviewing applications from all who are qualified to apply.

Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.
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Company Description:
About the Organization: Tides envisions a world of shared prosperity and social justice founded on equality and human rights, healthy individuals and communities, a sustainable environment, and quality education for all. Tides accelerates the pace of social change, working with innovative partners to solve society's toughest problems. For more information please visit www.tides.org Equal Employment Opportunity: Tides is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition including acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions. Applicants with Disabilities: Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.
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