Executive Liaison – Job Description

Create positive impact with us! Join an organization designed to make a difference, positioned to change the future, and ready for talent like yours. If you are willing to take the initiative, we have an opportunity for you to connect with a professional culture of innovation and collaboration while improving the quality of life for all who call our community and region home.

Your Opportunity:

To ensure efficient operation of the President/CEO’s office and its interactions with key stakeholders such as board members, staff, and community leaders. The CEO provides leadership to both the Community Foundation and Regional Opportunity Initiatives (ROI), and the Executive Liaison will support the CEO’s work with both organizations.

Your Deliverables:

  • Coordinate workflows and time management on behalf of the CEO.
  • Manage a dynamic, complex calendar and email, understanding the CEO’s key priorities to ensure CEO is spending time in the most effective and impactful way.
  • Perform a wide range of administrative tasks including research, report and meeting preparation, drafting and proofreading correspondence, and special projects.
  • Serve as a critical point of contact between CEO, Community Foundation, and ROI boards.
  • Exercise diplomacy, tact, and judgment in interacting with board members, staff, and other constituents.
  • Publish agendas and formulate supporting materials for meetings and associated follow-up events. Take minutes, provide summaries, and track board terms and action items.
  • Support board functions, including communications with board members, record keeping, and board management software.

Your Skills

  • A strong sense of professionalism, credibility, and leadership while consistently maintaining discretion and confidentiality.
  • A self-starter capable of handling matters proactively by following up, following through, and prioritizing conflicting issues.
  • A strong commitment to quality, thoroughness, and accuracy, even under pressure.
  • An outgoing, energetic team player with strong interpersonal skills and ability to build productive internal and external relationships.
  • Ability to complete tasks with great attention to detail under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Sound judgment and proactive approach to decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Focus on customer service and delivering customer-centric solutions with tact and diplomacy.

Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of related experience and education.
  • Three or more years supporting a high-level executive or other relevant experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Google platforms.
  • Strong calendaring, tracking, and project management skills.

Job Type:

  • Status: Full Time, In-person at the Bloomington office
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience
  • Reports to: CEO, Community Foundation and ROI

To Apply:

Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Meagan Niese at [email protected].