Executive Assistant/Project Manager 

 

Company:  SoLa Impact Fund

 

Company background:  SoLa Impact Fund, LLC isa Los Angeles based private equityand social impact fund that focuses on acquiring and renovating multi-family properties in South LA (“SoLa”), Boyle Heights, Inglewood, Lincoln Heights, West Adams, and areas immediately adjacent to these neighborhoods.  The “SoLa” group of funds has become the most active investor in the broader South Los Angeles area, having acquired over 600 apartments and mixed-use buildings over the last 12 months.  SoLa Fund focuses on providing high quality affordable housing in historically depressed markets and on revitalization of urban neighborhoods.  SoLa Fund offers a fast growing, fast paced environment which is intellectually challenging, yet very rewarding and fulfilling due to the social mission that SoLa fulfills.   

 

Position:  SoLa Impact Fund seeks a dynamic, resourceful, and entrepreneurially minded Executive Assistantto support its Managing Partner/Chief Executive Officer.  Candidate must be exceptional on the phone, persistent, very well organized, and possess superb time management skills with the ability to prioritize competing tasks.  This is not your “run-of-the-mill” Executive Assistant that answers phone, handles personal errands, and gets coffee (no coffee making skills required whatsoever).  Get “hands on” experiences in researching corporate and real-estate projects, negotiating with vendors, and assisting a high-energy company founder and entrepreneur grow our business.  Looking for a candidate that wants the opportunity to learn a great deal in real-estate finance, project management, construction management, and business development.  Executive is demanding, but very fair and realistic.   

 

Requirements:

  • Manage CEO’s calendar and assist with multiple corporate and personal real-estate projects. 

  • Research vendors, materials, contractors, suppliers, etc. – call to set up meetings, get pricing, negotiate terms, etc.

  • Managing spreadsheets with minor filing documents and maintaining records

  • Handling business errands (no drying cleaning pickups) such as picking up sample building finishes, updating executive on project status, following up with contractors/banks, reviewing bids and comparing pricing

  • Time would be 75% in South LA office and 25% in Pacific Palisades (executive’s home office)

 

Desired Background/Proven Capabilities

·      Experience in real-estate and/or architecture would be a significant bonus

·      Prior proven experience as a resource executive assistant or project manager in real-estate

·      Experience working with Excel and MS Office suite

Personal Traits:

·      Desire to learn and think analytically 

·      Discretion and trustworthiness: you will often be party to confidential information

·      Flexibility and adaptability

·      Good oral and written communication skills

·      High Energy

·      Organizational skills and the ability to multitask

·      The ability to be proactive and take the initiative

·      Tact and diplomacy

 

Compensation will include a salary of $55,000; also bonus eligibility, and paid time off

To apply send cover letter and resume to careers@solaimpact.com

SoLa Impact Fund 

8629 S. Vermont Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90044

Tel. 323-306-4648  I  Fax: 323-306-4647  I  info@solaimpact.com

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