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Brookings Area United Way Job Description

Mission Statement: Uniting people, sharing resources, inspiring hope and enriching lives for a stronger Brookings County.

Position Title: Executive Assistant

Reports To: Brookings Area United Way Executive Director, Heidi Gullickson

Summary of Position: This position will focus on BAUW programs, community impact areas and initiatives set forth by the BAUW Board of Directors and emerging community needs. Provides support for internal programs, media and marketing, community and partner agency relations, information request and assistance with resource development.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for the process and upkeep of partner agency support, community research and collaboration development
Implements all internal BAUW programs, i.e. Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Dental Van, etc.
Maintains all monthly/annual program databases and reports, i.e. donation tracker
Identifies and coordinates volunteer projects for United Way
Participates in development of positive community relations among BAUW volunteers, human service providers, business leaders and the community
May attend community functions as a representative of BAUW
Researches, develops, and assists in the production of promotional, program and fundraising materials and events
Performs related duties as required but not articulated


Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, social sciences, human service, business, education or related field or related experience. Training and background in nonprofit fundraising, business marketing, or journalism preferred.

Proficient in Microsoft office, email systems and web research
Quality customer service, time management, organizational, leadership and team skills
Able to work in a fast paced office setting, work independently and meet deadlines
Ability to work with others in a caring, honest, responsible and respectful way
Ability to keep highly sensitive personal and financial information in confidence
Strong oral and written communication skills, public speaking skills preferred