The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) is recruiting for an Assistant to the President.
This individual will play a pivotal role supporting the President and CEO as she works to fulfill NASAA’s mission of strengthening state arts agencies. The Assistant to the President and Board Liaison provides direct day-to-day support, acting as the President’s right hand and taking on ongoing and varied projects as needed. The goal of the Assistant is to help the President and CEO be a stronger and more effective leader by creating capacity for her to invest her time on the agency’s most critical needs and opportunities. This individual performs a variety of complex and routine clerical, administrative and programmatic tasks. The Assistant also serves as the President’s liaison to the NASAA board of directors.
Provide highly accurate administrative and logistical support to the President
Facilitate, in concert with the President, communication with NASAA’s Board of Directors
Support the President in the planning and execution of board, executive committee and governance committee meetings
Manage the preparation, production and distribution of the President’s reports, articles, presentations and speeches (including writing assignments as needed)
Facilitate regular communication between the President and members
The Assistant to the President will also support the President’s work related to NASAA’s leadership team; the team includes the President and CEO, Chief Program and Planning Officer, Chief Advancement Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Director of Research.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong work tenure: three to five years of experience working in direct support of a senior leader
Experience working with a Board of Directors, including drafting meeting agendas and minutes
Expert proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Familiarity with public policy and communications
Experience in the nonprofit sector or government strongly preferred
Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities in a fast-paced work environment with changing conditions
A proactive individual who brings the maturity, initiative, energy, discipline and commitment needed to support the President and collaborate with NASAA’s leadership team and staff
Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, members and partners
Excellent attention to detail
An interest in the arts, state government or association management is a plus, as is experience working in a member-driven or client-centered organization.
The Assistant to the President and Board Liaison is a full-time, salaried (exempt) position including benefits. This is a manager-level position; the salary range for NASAA managers is $55k - $80k. Starting salary depends on qualifications and experience. Review the full job description here.
Apply via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org using "Assistant to the President" as the subject line. All applications must include:
a letter describing your interest in the position and noting where you found this job announcement
one writing sample demonstrating your ability to communicate persuasively and clearly
For best consideration apply before January 27, 2020. Do not apply via fax, phone call or postal mail.
NASAA is dedicated to creating a workplace that welcomes, respects and values people of all races, colors, ages, genders, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, religions, creeds, ancestries, national origins, disabilities and veteran statuses. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
About National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) is the membership organization that unites, represents and serves the nation's state and jurisdictional arts agencies. NASAA is is a tax-exempt, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization.