Senior Executive Assistant
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The Perigee Fund, a new and exciting philanthropic entity working to advance the field of early childhood mental health in the Pacific Northwest and nationally, seeks a Senior Executive Assistant. Working both independently and with a great deal of collaboration with the Fund’s founder and executive staff, this person will have a unique opportunity to support a new philanthropy in the start-up phase, contributing towards the development of effective team processes that will guide the organization’s culture and impact in the field.
The ideal candidate will be a skilled administrator, relationship builder and natural problem solver that is comfortable in a flexible and sometimes ambiguous work environment. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The Perigee Fund is a new philanthropic organization that is committed to advancing work in the field of early childhood. Founded in 2017 by Dr. Lisa Mennet, an infant and early childhood mental health clinician, Perigee seeks to advance a future in which every parent and primary caregiver has access to the supports they need to care for their children with confidence, competence, and joy. We want every young child to grow up supported by healthy relationships that provide the foundation for strong social and emotional development.
Perigee has committed significant resources over the next ten to fifteen years to support programs, outreach, education, and partnerships that will transform access to quality support for a child’s early social and emotional development. With substantial resources and a focus on impact nationally and in the Pacific Northwest, the Perigee Fund will be among the top ten largest early childhood philanthropic organizations in the United States.