Colorado Nonprofit Association

Executive Assistant and Board Liaison

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The Denver Foundation seeks a community-focused executive assistant and board liaison who centers on mission-based work supporting the foundation’s vision, mission, and purpose. Our executive assistant and board liaison will support the President/CEO, the Board of Trustees, and the Board’s standing committees, helping to promote their effectiveness and ensure efficient use of their time.

The executive assistant and board liaison reports to the President and CEO, and requires proven experience supporting a Sr. Level or C-Suite Level Executive or equivalent experience in a similar administrative role. This role must also have outstanding written and verbal skills, strong attention to detail with a customer service orientation, and a high level of technological competency, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, especially Outlook; meeting support; and medium-level technology troubleshooting.

This is a full-time position in Denver, Colorado. We work on a hybrid schedule of at least two days in-office (Monday and Thursday required). The starting salary for this position is $62,000 to $68,000 per year. This position is salaried, exempt, and eligible for all the foundation’s benefits. The starting salary will be based on experience.

The Denver Foundation is excited to be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2025. For nearly 100 years, people in Metro Denver and across Colorado have trusted The Denver Foundation to steward charitable funds to meet today’s needs and tomorrow’s opportunities. In partnership with generous donors and community partners, we lead a community-wide effort to build a better future for everyone. The foundation’s vision is a Metro Denver that is racially equitable in its leadership, prosperity, and culture, and we are a catalytic leader that engages in critical issues and accelerates systems change. To achieve this, all staff must intentionally apply Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to their practice. The ideal candidates for this position are committed to racial equity.

The executive assistant and board liaison will facilitate work and communications between the President/CEO, the Board, and the rest of the foundation and provide general administrative support to the foundation’s executive team and executive department. The position will maintain the day-to-day activities of the President/CEO, including calendar management, event coordination, expense reporting, meeting logistics, travel, budgeting, and contact lists, and develop materials needed by the President/CEO to prepare for meetings; handle CRM database for CEO and archive relevant materials for meetings and key relationships. The position will also assist the CEO and the Chief of Staff with any special projects, including supporting the Chief of Staff in executing staff meetings, all-staff events, an annual Board retreat, and additional projects as needed.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in the following key areas:

Candidates must possess the following:

A full job description and application link are available on our careers page at http://www.denverfoundation.org/About/Careers. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

The Denver Foundation practices and champions inclusiveness in our community. We honor all community members’ diverse strengths, needs, voices, and backgrounds. Candidates from traditionally marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.