A Blade of Grass is hiring!

Kindly note: We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Join the team at ABOG HQ! We’re a collaborative and friendly work environment, based in the Flatiron District in NYC. Please see below for a full job description.


A Blade of Grass
Executive Assistant Job Description

A Blade of Grass is seeking an administrative assistant to provide direct support to the Executive Director as well as general office support for the A Blade of Grass staff.

The ideal candidate has a BA in art-related field and has at least 2 years administrative experience working in a non-profit organization, art gallery, museum or similar institution, and can demonstrate the following skills and mindsets:

      • Strong computer skills, an ability to learn new programs and platforms quickly
      • Very detail-oriented and organized
      • Ability to multi-task and think clearly in a fast-paced environment
      • Commitment to being helpful and working toward a shared set of goals
      • Strong communication skills and comfort communicating with lots of different types of people
      • Comfort with ambiguity
      • Ability to balance being a team player and an independent thinker
      • Interest in socially engaged art
      • Love of big ideas, and patience for the hard work that it takes to implement 

Responsibilities include:

    • Careful organizing of Executive Director’s schedule and organization’s general 
    • Keeping track of important dates and planning meetings
    • Ordering office supplies
    • Helping with events and public programs
    • Contact management: entering detailed information and updating records in 
Outlook and DonorPerfect
    • Updating website
    • Making check requests and keeping track of all payments and invoices
    • Implementing and maintaining an effective filing system
    • Answering the phone and fielding general email requests—acting as a friendly 
and helpful first point of contact for the organization
    • Looking around and figuring out what else you can do to help and participate

Interested applicants should send the following to info@abladeofgrass.org:

  • Detailed cover letter that relates this job description to your experience, goals 
and dreams
  • Resume
  • Contact information for at least two references

This is a full-time position, with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience.

A Blade of Grass is an equal opportunity employer.

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