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Executive Assistant and Operations Manager

Location: New York City

As a key contributor within RISE, reporting to the Chief of Staff, the Executive Assistant and Operations Manager will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the Chief Executive Officer
  • Supporting the Chief of Staff
    • Managing office operations
    • Supporting finance functions

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

Support the Chief Executive Officer

  • Maintain fast-paced calendaring for the CEO including but not limited to: scheduling meetings, calls, and speaking engagements
  • Arrange and coordinate CEO travel
  • Coordinate logistics for RISE Board of Director Meetings
  • Manage the coordination and logistics of both internal and external meetings and materials
  • Reconcile CEO monthly corporate credit card

Support finance functions

  • Record and file all incoming and outgoing checks to RISE including deposit checks
  • Support and play coordinating role in data entry, preparation and filing of 1099 forms

Manage office operations

  • Oversee key office logistics such as:
    • Main point person for shipping and ordering supplies
    • Book shared conference rooms
    • Respond and direct all incoming calls on RISE main general line as well as email address
    • Ensure operations of office equipment and troubleshoot when needed
    • Support staff with IT needs


  • Possess analytical, critical thinking and “client service” skills
  • The ability to work on multiple tasks and projects with attention to detail, prioritize a challenging workload, being well organized and dependable, positive and solution- oriented
  • Good problem-solving skills with a willingness to be flexible and proactive in a fast- paced and challenging work environment
  • Self-starter with an ability to work well across diverse groups, be a team player
  • MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel, experience
  • Ability to travel
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across departments and stakeholder groups

We offer a competitive package, commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

RISE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender self or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.


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Company Overview:

RISE is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that educates and empowers the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations. Through partnerships and programs, we inspire leaders in sports to create positive change on matters of race and equality.



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