About Youth Radio
Headquartered in Oakland, CA, Youth Radio is a one-of-a-kind, youth-driven production company which, through a variety of outlets including our own platform, reaches audiences in the tens of millions. YR is the winner of multiple journalism honors including the Peabody, Columbia-Dupont, Kennedy, Murrow, and White House Awards.
We are at a pivotal point in the organization’s life as we enter into an exciting phase of growth and expansion as a national network. As we grow, we seek exceptional talent with an entrepreneurial spirit, who can lead us to the future of Youth Radio.
At Youth Radio we hire smart, passionate people who connect with our values and seek a collaborative environment where employees can do their best work. We seek people who are hard working, creative, fun and driven to go above and beyond to take our organization to the next level. We hire people who believe in the talent and potential of every young person and consider it a great opportunity to collaborate with them to create something new and important.
About the Position
The Executive Assistant provides high-level administrative support to Youth Radio’s President, representing her to funders, board members, and other external parties as well as to the Youth Radio team. Our Executive Assistant will be a proactive professional who demonstrates tremendous trust, integrity, respect, and confidence in handling sensitive information and important relationships.
Operationally, the Executive Assistant will support our Executive Director and President across a full range of activities including assisting in communication, document/presentation preparation, scheduling complex travel arrangements, meeting planning, event planning, conducting research, preparing statistical reports, and handling requests for information. Our Executive Assistant will also be a leader in the sense that they will have a keen eye toward process efficiencies, and implementing administrative systems and procedures in support of scaling our growing organization.
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Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Executive Assistant” in subject line. No calls please.
Youth Radio is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.