American Ancestors / New
England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) seeks an Executive Assistant to
the President and CEO. The candidate will provide administrative support to the
President and CEO and executive office.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manages the President
and CEO’s calendars and schedules appointments, requiring interactions with
donors, members of the board of trustees and staff on all levels and across all
- Executes substantive
projects and other duties as assigned by the President and CEO.
- Screens incoming
calls and correspondence and responds independently when possible.
meetings and events by arranging schedules, facilitating the design and
issuance of invitations and event information, arranging facilities and
caterers, coordinating speakers and controlling event budget.
- Prepares agendas,
notices, minutes and resolutions from NEHGS meetings and assists with the
preparation of presentations for internal and external meetings, lectures and
confidential correspondence and reports. Prepares payment requests and
organizes monthly expense reports of President and CEO.
- Creates, updates,
and maintains database and spreadsheet files.
- Arranges complex
and detailed travel plans and itineraries and compiles documents for
travel-related meetings and events.
confidentiality of all organizational, personnel and research matters.
- Works closely in
cooperation with fundraising and development team.
About this Organization:
American Ancestors / New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is America’s founding genealogical organization and the most respected name in family history. Established in 1845, American Ancestors / NEHGS is the nation’s leading resource for family history research. American Ancestors / NEHGS provides comprehensive family history services through an expert staff, original scholarship, educational opportunities, world-class research center, and award-winning website, AmericanAncestors.org, to help family historians of all levels explore their past and understand their families’ unique place in history.
American Ancestors / NEHGS is a member-based nonprofit corporation dedicated to advancing the study of family history in America and beyond, by educating, inspiring, and connecting people through our scholarship, collections, and expertise.
As the flagship genealogical society in the nation, American Ancestors / NEHGS serves more than 225,000 members and millions of online users with more than a billion searchable records on AmericanAncestors.org, and through the assistance of a staff of 90 genealogical experts and nonprofit professionals.