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Part Time Executive Assistant

Position Summary: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Executive Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support for the Executive Director.  This will include assisting with all communications to internal and external stakeholders, scheduling, filing, researching, preparing testimony, preparing reports to funders, preparing expense reports and serving as a liaison to the organization’s executive management team and the Board of Directors.

 

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities:

 

·         Serving as a liaison to the Board of Directors and maintaining effective relationships with them which mean providing information to them in a timely manner.

·         Answering phones for the Executive Director; recognizing when calls can be directed to other offices.

·         Managing the Executive Director’s schedule, including scheduling internal and external meetings.

·         Reviewing, assessing, and distributing incoming mail to the Executive Director.

·         Editing, proofreading, and sending correspondence.

·         Creating and maintaining a file system for the Executive Director.

·         Preparing expense reports for the Executive Director, ensuring timely submission and reimbursement.

·         Facilitating the administrative planning for, and execution of, Board meetings, “Leadership Team,” which is a weekly meeting of LEDC’s senior managers, and monthly “All Staff” Meetings.

·         Arranges for travel reservations, manages the daily calendar, monitors email/voicemail messages, prepares monthly training logs, travel vouchers, credit card statements, and schedules meetings for assigned staff and other members of management team as requested.

·         Assists with front desk coverage for the Receptionist as scheduled.

·         Maintain inventory and order all office and departmental supplies.

·         Working on special initiatives as necessary.

·         Must be available to work some evenings and weekends as necessary

 

Education and Experience Qualifications Required:

 

·         Position requires excellent phone manners, and organizational skills.

·         Ability to handle many tasks and prioritize in a fast-paced office environment.

·         Excellent writing skills and attention to detail.

·         Commitment and sensitive to confidentiality.

·         Self-starter able to take on his/her own initiatives to further the effectiveness of the administrative team.

·         Proactive work style able to identify problem areas early on.

·         Professional and flexible manner.

·         Ability to communicate well with a wide range of personalities both in person, electronically and over the phone.

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, specifically Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and Adobe Acrobat.

·         Previous experience as an executive assistant preferred.

 

Salary and Benefits:

 

·         Salary is negotiable depending on experience, qualifications, and salary history. Range is $22 -$25 per hour.   

·         This is a Part-time, 20 hour / week position that requires some nights and Saturday hours. 

·         Benefits are competitive within the DC area:  compensation currently includes 10 observed holidays, and 4 weeks of vacation per year.

·         The LEDC office is located at 641 S Street NW, Washington DC 20001

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Rosana Sandoval, Human Resources Manager at careers@ledcmetro.org. No telephone calls please


 
DC Small Business Data and Program Intern

Description

The DC Small Business Data and Program Intern will serve to support the Small Business Development Program’s data tracking and client evaluation efforts in Washington, DC. The intern will work hand-in-hand with the Small Business Development manager in order to successfully carry out the project. This is an excellent opportunity for any student or recent college graduate interested in learning about data collection processes, principles of evaluation and business development initiatives for local communities. The student will have the opportunity to carry out a small evaluation project of their interest (with direction and approval from the Program Manager).

Responsibilities

• Merge information from datasets, intake forms to CRM system (Pipedrive)

• Assist with data collection through email and phone-banking

• Ensure quality data collection and data input

• Work alongside and receive input from business coaches  

• Assist with reporting requirements, when needed

• Assist with any other projects or initiatives within the program

Qualifications

• Must be bilingual - Spanish and English

• Must be detail oriented

• Preferably has some experience managing datasets, working with excel and/or survey platforms

• Preferably an upperclassman student or recent college graduate

• Excellent communication skills

Commitment: Spring Semester – February through May. Hours are flexible depending on candidates’ schedule.

Stipend: $1,000 dollars to offset transportation costs for the duration of the internship

Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Rossana Espinoza at respinoza@ledcmetro.org
with CC Daniel Friedman at dfriedman@ledcmetro.org 

Interviews with qualified candidates will be conducted late January, 2018.

LEDC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

Housing Counseling Coordinator Bilingual – English / Spanish - MD office

Housing Counseling Program
LEDC is a HUD-certified housing counseling agency that helps families in the DC metropolitan area to buy their first home and save their homes from foreclosure.  LEDC accomplishes these goals by providing rental counseling, first time homebuyer education and counseling, providing financial capability and credit education and counseling, providing foreclosure counseling.

The MD Housing Counseling Coordinator will provide administrative, outreach and training support to the Housing Counseling Program and ensure quality service to our clients. They will be responsible for the following:

Responsibilities

-          Coordinate and schedule homebuyer, foreclosure prevention, post-purchase and financial capability workshops.

-          Develop and oversee curriculum for courses.

-          Conduct group workshops and presentations on home purchase, foreclosure prevention, post-purchase, and financial capability.

-          Conduct community outreach for housing counseling services. This includes outreach to community partners and spaces.

-          Coordination, work flow, workload and quality control of the MD housing counseling program.

-          Assist the Department Manager and Director with administrative, operational and technical responsibilities.

-          Document and track data related to housing counseling services utilizing Counselor Max and other applicable tools. Provide data quality control.

-          Work with the Department Manager and Director to prepare and submit timely reports to funders on program specific housing counseling activities.

-          Provide information on LEDC services and referrals to community partners.

-          Provide assistance to walk-ins as needed.

-          Provide housing counseling to support clients in meeting their housing goals including budgeting, establishing or improving credit, pre-purchase, foreclosure prevention, and post-purchase.

-          Analyze and discuss clients’ financial capacity to buy a home and create financial action plans with clients.

-          Provide technical assistance related to housing counseling such as submitting and tracking paperwork for first-time homebuyer programs or foreclosure prevention.

-          Follow up regularly and directly with clients throughout the counseling process to ensure that information is received and submitted in a timely manner and cases are tracked and documented on a regular basis, according HUD’s regulations.

-          Document and track client contact and data related to housing counseling services utilizing Counselor Max and other applicable tools.

-          Provide technical assistance related to housing counseling such as creating certificates, tracking paperwork for first-time homebuyer programs or foreclosure prevention.

-          Attend trainings as needed related to housing counseling.

-          Other duties as assigned to insure quantity and quality of services provided by the agency.

Qualifications

-          Fluent in Spanish and English (spoken, written and reading)

-          4 years Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

-          Experience with Adult Education methods and techniques.

-          Strong knowledge of and culturally sensitive to Latino, African American, and other cultures.

-          Customer-service oriented person with good people skills.

-          Must have friendly, patient and professional manner.

-          Energetic and detail oriented team player with a commitment to high quality housing counseling and service delivery;

-          Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel;

-          Familiarity with databases and information tracking, a plus;

-          Own transportation needed.

-          Flexible work schedule, including ability to work Saturdays and some evenings.

This is a full-time, 40 hour / week position that requires Saturday hours and some evenings. 

Salary Range: Negotiable based on experience, plus full benefits package and generous vacation.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Walda Yon at careers@ledcmetro.org. No phone calls please. 

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