View Our Website View All Jobs

Team Assistant, Advisory Services

What We Do:

NFF works toward a more just and vibrant society through:

Financing that invests in missions. Our customized financing strengthens hardworking nonprofits and social enterprises.

Consulting that empowers leaders. Our experts equip you to make financial decisions that best serve your mission.

Partnering on big problems. Service providers, funders, and investors turn to us for new ways to collaboratively support stronger, fairer communities.

Learning that helps illuminate paths to solving complex social issues. Sharing experiences and expertise – from ideas to anecdotes to cutting-edge data and analysis – makes it easier.

 

Nonprofit Finance Fund® (NFF®) advances missions and social progress in underserved communities through financing, consulting, partnerships, and knowledge-sharing that empower leaders, organizations, and ideas. A leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), NFF currently manages over $310 million. Since 1980, we have provided almost $700 million in financing and access to additional capital in support of over $2.3 billion in projects for thousands of organizations nationwide.

 

Position Summary:


NFF’s Consulting (Advisory Services) practice is seeking a full-time Administrative Team Assistant. The Team Assistant will support the Advisory Services Leadership team (ASL) - (4 Vice Presidents and Managing Director) providing day-to-day administrative support. The role requires comfort and flexibility in providing tactical and navigation in support of multiple managers and leaders of the team. The Team Assistant will be expected to have a basic understanding of NFF’s consulting offerings; have the ability to manage time and projects efficiently and have a level of comfort with detail oriented tasks.

This position will be based in Boston. This position reports to the Vice President of Advisory Services.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


Administrative Support
▪ Manages calendar and coordination of business travel and logistics for the ASL
▪ Serves as the liaison for communication between ASL, staff and external entities
▪ Processes expenses, reimbursements, check requests and invoices and troubleshoots with accounting and finance department

ASL Team Support
▪ Provides support for ASL as required of their role in managing Advisory Services and Consulting Priorities including: Business Development, Consulting Delivery, Portfolio Initiative Management, Administration, Budgeting and Staffing
▪ Plans events and coordinates logistics for ASL Team-led, recurring and ad hoc events such as: Quarterly In-service, Retreats, Leadership Meetings, Senior Consultant Meetings, etc.
▪ Anticipates the need for redirecting or delegation of workflows based on calendar management and planning sessions within the ASL and other business units
▪ Provides project management support for ASL priorities; coordinates ASL calendars and tasks to ensure that team members have the resources to effectively deliver on commitments

Relationship Management & Communications
▪ Facilitates ASL communication with other departments and business units for effective stewardship and collaboration to produce enterprise-wide outcomes for cross-cutting initiatives
▪ Cultivates internal relations, staff coordination and communications including working proactively with colleagues, while using both formal and informal feedback from staff to improve functionality and efficiency of ASL and/or enterprise at large
▪ Perform other duties as needed

 

Essential Requirements for Education and/or Experience:
▪ Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
▪ Proven ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities for senior leader(s)
▪ 3 – 5 year’s relevant experience supporting an executive or team
▪ Ability to make high level observations while being mindful of the details under stringent time constraint
▪ Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite – Outlook, PowerPoint, EXCEL and Word
▪ Comfort with and ability to learn, utilize and troubleshoot new technology
▪ Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written
▪ Ability to work independently and understand the demands of a team environment
▪ Self-motivated and results oriented with drive and initiative
▪ Ability to maintain confidentiality and professional boundaries
▪ Good sense of humor and diplomacy
▪ Generally, plays well with others
▪ Motivated by a value driven organization

 

Specialized Knowledge/Beneficial Skills and Experience:
▪ Professional exposure to the nonprofit sector
▪ Experience and commitment with supporting a team
▪ Comfort with ambiguity and change
▪ Experience in working for a mission driven organization
▪ Entrepreneurial and solution driven spirit

 

Please Note:

All salaries are commensurate with experience and include an attractive benefits package.

Nonprofit Finance Fund is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in its workforce. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

NFF is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, NFF complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. NFF also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws. 

This job posting provides a general list of the essential responsibilities and qualifications required for this position. It does not represent a contract for employment and NFF reserves the right to change the description and/or posting at any time without notice.

When applying, please DO NOT include any of the following information with your job application: Social Security number; driver's license number or state-issued identification card number; financial account number, or credit or debit card number.

 

 

 

Read More

Apply for this position

Required*
Apply with Indeed
Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, or .docx (limit 2MB) or Paste resume

Paste your resume here or Attach resume file

150
To comply with government Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action reporting regulations, we are requesting (but NOT requiring) that you enter this personal data. This information will not be used in connection with any employment decisions, and will be used solely as permitted by state and federal law. Your voluntary cooperation would be appreciated. Learn more.
Gender
Race/Ethnicity

Invitation for Job Applicants to Self-Identify as a U.S. Veteran
  • A “disabled veteran” is one of the following:
    • a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or
    • a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.
  • A “recently separated veteran” means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.
  • An “active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran” means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.
  • An “Armed forces service medal veteran” means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.
Veteran status
I IDENTIFY AS ONE OR MORE OF THE CLASSIFICATIONS OF PROTECTED VETERAN LISTED ABOVE
I AM NOT A PROTECTED VETERAN
I DON’T WISH TO ANSWER

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability
Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form CC-305
OMB Control Number 1250-0005
Expires 1/31/2020
Why are you being asked to complete this form?

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities.i To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary, but we hope that you will choose to fill it out. If you are applying for a job, any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way.

If you already work for us, your answer will not be used against you in any way. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we are required to ask all of our employees to update their information every five years. You may voluntarily self-identify as having a disability on this form without fear of any punishment because you did not identify as having a disability earlier.

How do I know if I have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Blindness
  • Deafness
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Autism
  • Cerebral palsy
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Schizophrenia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Major depression
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair
  • Intellectual disability (previously called mental retardation)
Please check one of the boxes below:

You must enter your name and date
Your Name Today's Date
Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.


iSection 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.


PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.

Human Check*