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Arnold Ventures is a philanthropy dedicated to tackling some of the most pressing problems in the United States. Our mission is to improve lives by investing in evidence-based solutions that maximize opportunity and minimize injustice.

Position: Receptionist & Executive Assistant

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package based on qualifications

Location: New York City

Arnold Ventures is seeking a professional and motivated individual who can serve as Arnold Ventures' receptionist and provide administrative and special project support to the New York office.

Core Responsibilities

  • Performing general administrative, clerical and receptionist duties such as receiving guests, managing conference room calendars, and organizing meetings, appointments, and travel logistics for guests
  • Providing administrative support for several senior staff members, including but not limited to calendar management, travel arrangements and expense reports
  • Ordering and organizing office supplies
  • Stocking and organizing the office kitchen
  • Supporting the New York office manager with onboarding efforts and special projects
  • Promoting a positive, collaborative work environment by helping to organize and host team-building activities and initiatives

Essential Skills, Experience, & Qualities

  • At least five years of experience as a receptionist, administrative assistant, and/or office manager
  • Bachelor’s degree in business management/administration, accounting, communications, marketing, English or a related field. Experience may be substituted in lieu of bachelor’s degree.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and keen attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in an accurate, efficient and timely manner
  • Positive, professional, team-oriented and mission-driven attitude
  • Proactive, curious, adaptable and open to embracing new challenges
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Mastery of Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and other standard computer software

To Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references to Please indicate in the subject line of the email that the application is for the position of Receptionist & Executive Assistant – New York Office. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.