Watson Consulting Group (WCG) is a mission-driven for-profit consulting firm focused on organizational change, leadership initiatives, and systems realignment for the benefit of vulnerable communities. WCG clients are leaders within government, philanthropy, and nonprofit organizations that face complex challenges and seek impactful solutions.
WCG positions client's projects for organizational success by developing strategies that meet needs within dynamic sectors. The role of WCG is to support county-wide system operations alongside nonprofit providers, primarily through working within the field of coaching and leadership development in the affordable housing sector, with a focus on emergent techniques of service delivery built through an equity lens. WCG clients are leaders tasked to drive action within the sector and must meet demand for continuous performance improvement, responsible strategy, demonstrable value, and a total commitment to people. Understanding these drivers for change and embracing a design philosophy that maximizes output requires a deep understanding of our client's priorities and the environments in which they operate. WCG helps clients to achieve efficiency and effectiveness in achieving their desired outcomes. By recognizing the value of change founded in equitable access to quality supportive services and the strength of evidence-based policy and practice, our Project Operations Consultants focus on facilitating and assisting sustainable solutions supported by best-practice research and community building while prioritizing investment in equity and inclusion.
About the Position
Under the direct supervision of the Principal, the Administrative Assistant will report to and work closely with the Principal to handle clerical duties for the WCG team. This person will be responsible for administrative duties including managing the Principal’s calendar, inbox, appointments, calls, and supporting the Principal in all efforts. This position will experience first-hand how ethical nonprofit consulting can be achieved. Lisa Watson, Principal, is well-known as a community leader who believes in supporting young leadership. This position will also be responsible for substantive and creative duties including providing research and writing and accomplishing editorial and design tasks on reports based on client’s deliverables. This is a position in a small team that has room for growth for a committed individual.
The ideal candidate is a confident self-starter and team player with extraordinarily strong written communication skills who is comfortable working in an organization where initiative, fresh ideas, and work ethic are valued and rewarded.
Responsibilities of Administrative Assistant
Watson Consulting Group (WCG) is a mission-driven for-profit consulting firm that works with government, philanthropy, and nonprofit organizations that have complex organizational change needs, leadership initiatives, or systems realignment work that benefits vulnerable communities. WCG is committed to making a social impact and supporting organizations in their pursuit to create a more just and equitable world. We approach our work based on three key values: integrity, transparency, and equity. By leveraging data and asking the right questions, we gather quality insights to help clients meet their project goals. We customize all our work with the belief that there are many best practices, but each organization and community is unique. Finally, we believe less talk and more action assists you in discovering solutions to your challenges.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to: [email protected].
Letters may be addressed to Lisa Watson, Principal.