Senior Executive Assistant, W.K. Kellogg Foundation


The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, a leading philanthropic institution helping communities create the conditions children need to thrive, is seeking nominations and applications for Program Manager for its Michigan Programs. In recent years, the foundation has sharpened its focus on improving conditions for vulnerable children, concentrating on three key factors of success and their intersections: education and learning; food, health, and well-being; and family economic security. The foundation has made a generational commitment to grantmaking in the region that advances the vision of a future in which every child thrives. WKKF partners closely with community stakeholders and policy makers to co-create a network of organizations working together to advance economic stability, racial equity, and community and civic engagement, while increasing access to quality education, healthy food, and medical care for children and families in need.

Reporting to the Director of Michigan Programs, Faye Nelson, the new Senior Executive Assistant will provide high-level executive and administrative support to the director and other leadership in the foundation’s Detroit, MI office, including including program support and special projects. In addition, this role will serve as the liaison with the Battle Creek headquarters office.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and at least five years administrative or management support experience, or a high school diploma or equivalent and some college with at least eight years applicable experience. Familiarity and experience working with communities in Detroit is preferred, as well as the ability to build and maintain strong, authentic relationships and act as a spokesperson on behalf of the director or others, effectively communicating the foundation’s mission of working with communities to improve the lives of children.

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Review of applicant materials will begin immediately and continue until finalist candidates have been identified. To apply, please submit all application information to Please type your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail.

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Hiring Organization: 
Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group
Senior Executive Assistant
City and State: 
Washington DC