Washington Research Foundation

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Nonprofit grant-making and venture investment organization on east Lake Union in Seattle has a part-time opening (25 hours per week) for a receptionist/administrative assistant.

Important qualities:

  • Professional, welcoming manner
  • High level of customer service
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexibility
  • Interest in learning new things, particularly relating to grant-making and venture investments
  • Previous reception experience
  • MS Office familiarity

Duties will vary greatly, but include:

  • Greeting guests and answering phones
  • Purchasing office supplies
  • Overseeing meeting rooms usage and kitchen areas
  • Arranging travel
  • Scheduling
  • Event planning
  • Data entry
  • Varied project support
  • Opening and/or closing office as agreed

Most importantly, we are looking for an outgoing, friendly individual that will work well with our close-knit team and provide a high level of support with an excellent attitude. College degree or knowledge of academic/research environments preferred. Favored hours are 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Salary: $18.00 to $22.00 per hour DOE.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to

We realize that there are great candidates who won’t have experience of all of the activities described above. If you believe you would be a good fit for the role and our organization, we encourage you to apply.