Executive Assistant to the CEO

YWCA Seattle, King and Snohomish   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on July 18, 2022
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Executive Assistant to the CEO

YWCA Seattle, King and Snohomish County

Hybrid from Seattle

YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism and empower women, and we need an experienced Executive Assistant to join us!

YWCA is serving the community at the critical intersection of race and gender. And this work takes people who are genuinely invested in making a difference. This role will work with the organization in attracting, engaging, and hiring the talent we will need to serve our community and deliver on this mission.

The Executive Assistant will be responsible for providing comprehensive support to the CEO. This dynamic position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. You will organize and prioritize critical issues and required information to support the CEO. The Executive Assistant must develop a deep understanding of the work of the YWCA alongside supporting the CEO's work with the YWCA Board in a manner that advances the organization's mission and goals.

Key Qualifications:  

  • Post-Secondary degree
  • Ten+ years of administrative support experience in an executive-level position plus at least five years within a senior administrative capacity partnering with a CEO in a dynamic, fast-paced environment required.
  • Experienced with multiple virtual meeting platforms (Teams, Zoom, etc.) both as a user and meeting facilitator.
  • Experience in non-profit field is preferred.

YWCA offers Excellent benefits package including medical insurance, retirement plan, plus generous vacation, holiday and sick leave plans

At the time of hire, employees may choose to voluntarily enroll in the Fidelity 403b Plan.  Typically, after two years of employment, employees are eligible to participate in the YWCA Retirement Fund with a 14% employer contribution


At YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion — we celebrate it, we support it, we live it, and we flourish in it for the benefit of our employees, the community, and our clientele.  Our vision is a healthy community transformed by racial and gender equity, where women and girls of color have equal access to opportunity, and there is social justice for ALL people.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. A full job description will be provided during the interview process.