We seek an organized and energetic administrative professional with superb interpersonal skills and an interest in nonprofit development and fundraising.
As the Administrative Assistant, you will provide administrative coordination and support to the Administrative Team. Reporting to the Development Manager, this role requires handling a wide range of administrative support tasks. In addition, the Administrative Assistant will collaborate with daily tasks, projects, and other duties as assigned. This role has the potential for upward mobility.
Must be living or plan to live in Washington State by start date. Remote with occasional in-person meetings
What We Offer
This role will offer amazing opportunities to add value, contribute, and make a difference while enjoying new challenges, a collaborative and diverse team, and professional development opportunities. All employees are currently working remotely with some in-person meetings and special events.
Development Coordinator (Seattle, WA - Remote)
Part-Time: 20 - 25 hours
Benefits: health insurance and 5% retirement
Start date: Late April - Early May
Assist with scheduling and managing logistics for staff meetings and retreats, Gala event, special events, and trainings.
Assist with volunteer management, data entry, and special projects as needed;
Acts as a communication point with volunteers, ensuring volunteers stay informed and engaged with current GOKiC volunteer opportunities.
Work with the Development Manager to support donor engagement activities, including coordinating meetings between Executive Director and major donors and preparing materials for donor meetings.
Support the maintenance of a regular social media presence as necessary.
Provide administrative assistance to other departments, as needed
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma required; post-secondary education or Associate’s/Bachelor’s degree preferred·
At least one of the following: Minimum 1-year customer service experience, 1-year experience as an administrative assistant, 1-year event planning, or 1-year experience in social media, communications, public relations, marketing, or related field.
Available 20 hours between 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Must be willing to attend evening and weekend meetings.
Must be 21 years of age or older because some events will be 21 and over.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to organize, prioritize, and accomplish a wide variety of tasks or demands.
Highly organized, attention to detail, dependability/punctuality.
Knowledgeable around racial theory, decolonization in education, critical white theory, and savior complexes.
Experience working independently and collaborating effectively with a team in a demanding environment.
Ability to understand and accurately carry out oral and written instructions, and request clarification when needed.
Ability to work independently and persevere through ambiguity.
Strong spreadsheet, word processing, database, email, and internet skills.
Ability to maintain detailed, accurate records.
Familiarity with CRM and Social Media platforms.
Knowledge working with or ability to learn Canva, Wix, Monday.com, and Mailchimp.
Strong critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
Commitment to ongoing growth and development, with a willingness to actively participate in organization-wide learning, including a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Ability to lift and move up to 35 pounds.
Occasional travel by car to attend meetings within Seattle, WA. Mileage reimbursed.
About Geeking Out Kids of Color
GOKiC, www.gokic.org, is a BIPOC led nonprofit organization with a mission of the liberation of BIPOC youth through technology and mentorship, by developing decolonized tech education programs to nurture community leaders of change.
GOKiC also offers a generous paid time off plan, free medical, dental, vision, orca transportation cards, and a 403(b) plan (Starting summer of 2022).
As of October 18, 2021, GOKiC staff are required to either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have been granted a religious or medical exemption. Philosophical exemptions are not permitted.
Geeking Out Kids of Color is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are considered without regard to race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical handicap, sexual orientation, and expression of gender identity or any other classification protected by law. We encourage people of color and residents of the communities we serve to apply.