Executive Assistant

Blaze Kids Academy Executive Assistant

Full-Time (In Office)

 

About us: 

Blaze Kids Academy is a newly established 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to providing children who have lost access to their parents a stable residential home and access to a high quality education and extra-curricular activities. These children will be coming from rural parts of the United States, and will demonstrate an ability to be a high achieving student if given the right environment. Our first group of residential students are slated to arrive in 2023.  You can learn more about BKA by visiting our website at www.BlazeKidsAcademy.org

 

Job Details:

BKA is currently seeking a full-time Office Manager and Executive Assistant. This person will serve as the “right-hand” of our Executive Director, and provide support to our Facilities Director and Development Dept.  Ideal candidates will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, demonstrate a willingness (and proven ability) to be flexible from day-to-day, possess excellent time management and organizational skills, and be capable of learning new things quickly.  We are seeking a proven self-starter who can work well both independently as well as with a team.  Exceptional project management experience is necessary.  

 

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing Executive Director’s calendar, handle meeting coordination, and travel arrangements
  • Attend meetings with Executive Director, as needed
  • Help aid meeting prep for Executive Director
  • Conduct industry & regulatory research
  • Work together with Development Director for fundraising and volunteer event planning 
  • Prepare correspondence
  • Liaise between other staff & outside vendors 
  • Assistance with vendor selection and attaining bids and proposals 
  • Manage LinkedIn and any other work-related social accounts 
  • Filing & Organizing
  • Office/Kitchen/Classroom supply upkeep, maintenance and errands

 

Necessary skills: 

  • Excellent time management 
  • Flexible with quickly changing priorities
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Experience with documenting meeting proceedings (e.g. preparing Board meeting minutes, keeping detailed meeting notes for group distribution)
  • G-Suite & Zoom calendar management
  • Excellent grammar and a strong command of traditional English writing standards necessary

 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree 

Experience: Minimum of 2 years managerial or executive assistant experience 

Salary: $50-$60K