About the Emmet Family Foundation
The Emmet Family Foundation is a private grantmaking foundation based in New York committed to the values of liberty and opportunity. The Board is hiring a professional staff for the first time in order to prepare for significantly increased, strategic grantmaking. The Board is interested in supporting a variety of causes, including improving public policy, supporting liberty and opportunity for every American, improving mental health outcomes in communities, and increasing access to high-quality education for every child and family. The staff will have the opportunity to work closely with the Board to help shape and build a strategy and culture for the Foundation, which will be among the largest in the country in terms of annual giving. The staff will be fully remote and will be mission-driven, experienced team players who enjoy the process of building strategies, processes, teams and cultures.
About the Opportunity
The Emmet Family Foundation, a grant-making foundation committed to liberty and opportunity, is seeking an Operations Associate at a time of significant growth to help build and implement operating policies, procedures, and processes. The Operations Associate will report to the Director of Operations. The Operations Associate will have the opportunity to help shape the culture and processes of the Foundation and be instrumental in taking the Foundation into the next phase of growth and impact. This is a fully remote position with minimal travel.
Under the direction of the Director of Operations, the Operations Associate will help develop the Foundation’s policies, procedures, and processes; provide administrative, financial, and project management support; and support the Director of Operations in planning and executing Board of Directors meetings and staff trainings and meetings. The Foundation has plans for significant growth, and this key team member will help create processes to ensure the growth is thoughtful and strategic.
- Assist in developing and maintaining operational guides to ensure consistency of operations and adherence to federal, state, and local requirements and regulations.
- Review and analyze processes to identify inefficiencies and areas where improvements could be made.
- Arrange and assist with the onboarding of new employees and offboarding of departing employees and other human resources tasks as assigned.
- Support the Director of Operations with financial tasks, including forecasting, reporting, budgeting, etc.
- Assist with project management by creating assignments, tracking progress, and resolving issues.
- Perform administrative tasks, such as making travel arrangements, answering phones, scheduling meetings, etc.
- Support the planning and execution of board meetings, staff trainings, and employee engagement meetings/activities.
- Contribute to reports for executive leadership and board of directors.
- Organize and update files as needed.
- Liaise with vendors, contractors, and suppliers.
Skills & Qualifications
- Two or more years of work experience.
- Experience in private philanthropy is preferred.
- Excellent written and oral communication, attention to detail, and organizational and interpersonal skills
- Entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to quality.
- Team-oriented, humble and discreet.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Must be aligned with the values of liberty, opportunity and personal responsibility.
- Comfortable working from home virtually and occasional travel.
Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials (in order) in one PDF document:
- A cover letter addressing your philosophical interest in the Emmet Family Foundation’s mission, how your experience relates to this position, and your desired salary range
Applications should be submitted to Talent Market via this link:
Questions can be directed to Claire Kittle Dixon, Executive Director of Talent Market, who is managing the search process: [email protected].
Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.
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