WHO WE ARE
In its capacity as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), Forward Community Investments (FCI) builds stronger and healthier communities by providing loans, advising and grants to mission-based organizations that address the root causes of social, racial and economic disparities and support initiatives that improve equity and make positive change possible. http://www.forwardci.org/
Our Vision is an equitable and inclusive Wisconsin built on cooperative social action.
Our Values: community, partnership equity and inclusion.
WHAT WE NEED
FCI is looking for an individual who has office administration experience; a demonstrated interest for organizations and initiatives that address the root causes of disparities and inequity; is comfortable operating within FCI’s mission; has an appreciation for working in a value-based culture and has experience working for nonprofit entities. The ideal candidate is a strong communicator and relationship builder with the ability to forge deep relationships, respect the value of team work and has an eye for detail. The position is 80% time and is physically located at 2045 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI.
SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
In his/her capacity as Operations Specialist, s/he will provide administrative support for the President and staff; schedule, manage and prioritize the President’s calendar; review and prioritize incoming calls and correspondence; arrange staff travel plans; nurture and maintain key relationships in a highly professional manner; schedule, coordinate and provide staffing support for meetings of FCI’s board of directors and committees; act as receptions and greeter, including phone and visitors; and analyze and organize office operations including filing systems, requisition of supplies and other clerical services.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your thoughtful cover letter should address your relevant qualifications and demonstrate your passion for community. FCI is an equal opportunity employer that aggressively seeks to expand the diversity of its staff. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.