Job Opening: LNC Program Assistant and Office Coordinator

The Opportunity

LNC is seeking a dynamic 25-hour per week part-time program assistant and office coordinator with a record of success in event planning and office management.  The program assistant and office coordinator will have a portfolio of responsibilities, with key areas of responsibility including:

Assisting the LNC president with office administration.  Responsibilities to include coordinating board communications; assisting with meeting preparation and tracking financial data; supporting fundraising and development efforts, including regular mailings and tracking responses.

Assisting the LNC program director with execution of monthly program sessions.  Responsibilities to include coordinating reception logistics, invitation lists, tracking RSVPs, and general event support; communication with participants and session presenters; and maintaining database of applicants and alumni.

Key Working Relationships

Reporting:  The program assistant and office coordinator will report to the president of LNC and assist the program director.

Team and Interactions:  While the program assistant and office coordinator will report directly to the president, collaboration with the program director is essential.  A team approach to interactions with current participants, board members, alumni volunteers, and co-workers is necessary to ensure a rewarding experience for constituents and a supportive and productive work environment.    

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will meet and exceed the minimum qualifications listed below:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Technology fluency including extensive knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required
  • Swift competency in iContact, Salesforce, and WordPress software will be required if not brought to the job
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Personable/friendly demeanor
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work in a team environment while handling multiple projects and meeting deadlines
  • A self-starter who enjoys taking initiative


Compensation will be determined based on experience.

To Apply

The position is based in Raleigh, North Carolina.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, references, and résumé to by August 23, 2013.

About Leadership North Carolina

Since 1995, Leadership North Carolina (LNC) has provided cutting-edge programming to current and emerging leaders from across the state.  Every summer LNC selects a class of engaged citizens to learn about issues related to government, economic development, health and human services, education, and the environment.  Each class of approximately 50 leaders attends an orientation retreat and five two-day sessions during the LNC program year.  Sessions combine presentations, tours, experiential learning activities, and facilitated dialogue to educate participants about challenges and opportunities facing the state.  The LNC program supports the exploration of multiple perspectives in a safe and respectful environment.  LNC class members build their personal and professional networks as they work to turn knowledge into action and leverage resources for the benefit of the state and its people. 

LNC is a nonprofit corporation, organized pursuant to Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code, and is an equal opportunity employer.  The organization relies on corporate and individual sponsorship, participant tuition, grants, and donations to fulfill its mission.  LNC does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of it application procedures, activities, or operations.  These activities include, but are not limited to, evaluating participant applications, selection of class participants, volunteers, and vendors, and provision of services.  Each year, LNC strives to build a class that reflects the diversity of the state. Additionally, LNC is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all participants, alumni, staff, volunteers, and vendors. For more information about LNC, visit our website at

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