Join Us: Executive Assistant Position Open!

Published on January 26, 2018 | Written by


Are you passionate reducing disparities with and for youth? Join our team as our Executive Assistant and be a part of a diverse, fast-paced environment that is committed to ensuring ALL young people have the opportunity to thrive.

Job Posting: Executive Assistant

Founded in 2010 by The McKnight Foundation, Youthprise invests in the future of Minnesota by investing in youth. Youthprise is the only youth-centered philanthropic organization in Minnesota.  We work to shift the trajectory for underserved young people.  Youthprise strives to reduce racial disparities with and for Minnesota youth. The rich cultural and ethnic diversity of Minnesota and the ingenuity of our young people position our state to thrive in an increasingly global society.  Grounded in a commitment to addressing racial disparities, we strategically combine fundingcapacity buildingpolicy advocacy, and research and authentically engage young people in our governance and operations.

Job Summary

Provide executive support to the President and Board of Directors, and manage office operations to support the smooth functioning of the office. The Executive Assistant will manage the President’s schedule and perform a wide variety of responsible, complex and confidential administrative duties.

Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours per week, 9am-5pm Monday-Friday

Pay Range: $18 to $20 per hour

Education, Experience & Skills

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or another relevant field preferred, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.  Five years of administrative and project management experience. Prior work experience working closely with executive/management level personnel and providing leadership to the Board of Directors. This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills; computer and internet research skills; and leadership qualities such as adaptability, flexibility, dependability and accountability. The work will require a high degree of professional independence, initiative and self-discipline.

Application Methods


Fax:  612-692-5504

Closing Date

Open until filled

Youthprise is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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