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Executive Assistant - Advancement Fundraising - Full-Time (Day Shift)

Requisition # 19004400 Apply Now

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Becoming part of a team at the forefront of medicine influences many to join our workforce, as does our dedication to providing the gold standards in care. The unique experience of working at Cedars-Sinai makes people stay.

Today, Cedars-Sinai is widely known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare globally by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow’s physicians and other health professionals. At the same time, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a longstanding commitment to strengthening the Los Angeles community through wide-ranging programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

At this moment, our Advancement Fundraising Department has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an Executive Assistant who will contribute to our mission of providing world-class healthcare and who will support the Vice President of this area.  


What will you be doing in this role?


As a member of the Advancement Fundraising team, the Executive Assistant (EA) will be responsible for providing administrative support to executive level and coordinates the administrative activities of the office.
The EA demonstrates initiative, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills in applying a detailed knowledge of the responsibilities, functions and underlying management structure of the department and of the larger Health System.
This person is responsible for maintaining the Vice President's calendar, screens calls, schedules meetings, takes minutes at meetings, schedules travel arrangements and reservations, types correspondence and reports, and performs related duties as required.  



Department-Specific Duties and Responsibilities include the following, but are not limited to:

  • 30% Assist in prospect work. Draft correspondence, including contact reports and communications to donors. Follow up on donor requests and map out next steps and execute on them as appropriate. Maintain big picture view of donor portfolio.
  • 20% Brand Representative: Building/maintaining strong sustainable relationships across the organization, Advancement and Development.  Ability to keep information confidential.
  • 20% Scheduling and meeting coordination: Coordinate all meetings, including (not limited to), dial-in numbers, attendees and guests, ensuring required materials are provided. For group meetings, create slides and talking points as appropriate, track follow up steps and help execute on them.
  • 10% Daily Prep: Daily packet, triage, anticipating needs for meetings, materials, greeting guests.
  • 10% Support special projects as they emerge.
  • 10% Maintaining files (mostly electronic): Scanning notes and organizing them in Evernote, creating some (typically short-term, high use) paper files related to active projects.

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree highly preferred. 


License/Certification Requirements:




Experience and Skills:

  • 4 years of progressive responsibility in office administration required.
  • 4+ years of progressive responsibility in office administration preferred.
  • Administrative Development experience highly preferred!
  • Ability to type proficiently and edit material.
  • Ability to convey and/or receive written/verbal information to/from various audiences in different formats.
  • Ability to handle multiple demands and/or manage complex and competing priorities.
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency.
  • Working Title: Executive Assistant - Advancement Fundraising - Full-Time (Day Shift)
  • Department: Advancement Fundraising
  • Business Entity: Corporate Services
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Administrative
  • Job Specialty: Administrative
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day
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