Administrative Assistant

Mission Capital
Job Description

Mission Capital multiplies the impact of mission-driven people and organizations. 

Last year we engaged with dozens of nonprofits and other organizations, provided training to more than 1,500 professionals, engaged hundreds more through our online membership community, and provided a variety of other services that contribute to getting complex community problems solved.

Mission Capital has a dedicated staff of professionals with deep nonprofit experience.  We have a healthy organizational culture that values collaboration, service excellence, trust, learning, innovation, and connectedness. 

The Administrative Assistant will wear a variety of hats that include administrative support and providing a warm welcome to the dozens of people who visit our offices every week. 

 If you enjoy a fast-paced work place, creating a friendly atmosphere, and have relevant experience, we encourage you to apply.

General Administrative Support (45%) 

  • Open and distribute mail, recording payments to the check log and in Salesforce
  • Negotiate the purchase of office supplies in accordance with company purchasing policies
  • Coordinate logistics and catering for various administrative meetings
  • Manage the reception area, conference rooms, and work room, ensuring a professional, friendly & welcoming environment
  • Responsible for the facilities day-to-day operations, such as building maintenance requests and keeping the common areas neat and organized
  • Provide administrative support to the Finance and Operations staff, assist with new hire on-boarding and exiting employee processes, data entry, and light clerical duties as assigned 

Executive & Board Support (35%) 

  • Assist with board and committee communications including scheduling meetings, performance tracking and preparing materials 
  • Proactively assist with scheduling and managing CEO's calendar
  • Assist CEO (and possibly other executives) with administrative activities as needed
  • Help triage requests for time, resources, etc.

Membership Program Support (15%) 

  • Serve as second point of contact for incoming customer calls
  • Manage all aspects of members’ reservation and use of meeting spaces
  • Coordinate member requests for viewing salary surveys

General (5%) 

  • Participate as a full member of the Mission Capital team, adhering to core values
  • Attend All-staff meetings, participate at Mission Capital events, and coordinate collaborative activities with other departments as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Office is well run, well-stocked, and welcoming to visitors and staff
  • Board of directors is well-informed and well-coordinated
  • CEO calendar requests are executed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Proactive action is taken to address the above job responsibilities
  • Feedback from program staff results in expectations met for requested support
  • Supervisor and feedback from departmental liaisons indicate Executive Assistant is representing Mission Capital’s organizational values and contributing to Mission Capital’s effectiveness

Work Environment and Physical Demands 
General office environment with low to moderate noise level. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but requires standing and walking for up to 30% of the time and occasional lifting up to 30lbs. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available, but requires out-of-office work up to 10% of the time and occasional weekend work.

Work typically takes 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, during standard business hours (9am-5pm).  The position requires working 10-15 Saturdays per year, being on call 5-10 weeknights per month, plus occasionally working evenings and early mornings.

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary (based upon relevant experience) and benefits package, including generous paid time-off and official holidays; paid employee medical, dental, and vision insurance (plus affordable options for dependents and spouses); paid life insurance; paid short- and long-term disability plans; and a 401(k) program with match.

Mission Capital is located in UFCU Plaza at the intersection of Steck Boulevard and Mopac Expressway. Building amenities include free gym and locker room access (recently remodeled), a grab-and-go café cart, covered garage parking, fob access, and onsite security and maintenance staff.

Mission Capital is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or gender identity to apply.

To apply, please submit the following as PDFs through this online application (see the button at the top of the page that says "Apply for This Job!"):

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Three references (in the same attachment as the cover letter on a separate page)

In your cover letter, please be sure to note which of our core values resonates most with you and why.

We will inform you before contacting your references. We will likely begin following up with strong candidates in mid to late August.

8303 N. Mopac Expwy
Suite A201
Austin, TX 78759
United States
To Apply
Please submit the following as PDFs through this link:

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Melissa Grau
Melissa Grau
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Date Added: Jul 27, 2017
Date Last Modified: Jul 27, 2017
Category: Nonprofit Jobs

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