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Executive Assistant

$1 – $1 yearly

Impact Health

Last Updated: 12/20/21

Job Description


Impact Health is a dynamic start-up entity that was created by Dogwood Health Trust[Register to View] rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow"> to lead Western North Carolina’s (WNC’s) participation in the State of North Carolina’s Healthy Opportunities Pilot program for Medicaid.

Healthy Opportunities is an innovative new approach to supporting the upstream social determinants of health and reducing the need for clinical interventions by using Medicaid dollars to pay for services related to transportation, nutrition, housing, and interpersonal safety.

As the Network Lead for WNC’s Healthy Opportunities program, Impact Health:

  • Serves as a connection between the NC Dept. of Health and Human Services, Private Health Plans (PHPs), and Human Services Organizations (HSOs) participating in the pilot.
  • Oversees the WNC HSO network that is part of the Healthy Opportunities Pilot
  • Supports capacity building, training, technical assistance and convenings for HSOs.
  • Reviews HSO invoices and forward them to the correct PHP • Collects and reports data to inform the State’s evaluation efforts.

Impact Health is governed by a community board whose members are deeply rooted in the region and in the provision of human services to WNC residents. In alignment with our vision to create an impact in employment, priority will be given to applicants who both live in, and have deep connection to, our foundation’s home in Western North Carolina.


The Executive Assistant (EA) will coordinate the workflow and provide administrative support to three executives. Reporting to the Dir. of Operations, the EA will also support the Dir. of Programs and Senior Advisor for Special Projects. The EA will utilize a unique skill set based on the Dir. of Operations job functions, personality, and communication style. Impact Health has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture and the EA is another strong contributor to our growing team and culture.


Executive Support

  • Balance conflicting priorities in order to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential projects, and meet critical deadlines.
  • Schedule calls, meetings and manage inbound requests.
  • Ensure that the executives’ time is leveraged effectively, including engaging the right participants in and out of meetings and problem solving with stakeholders in advance to maximize their time.
  • Compose and respond to correspondence and edit the work of others.
  • Read and analyze incoming memos, submissions, and other correspondence, redistributing them as needed.
  • Maintain organized files and sort and distribute mail daily.
  • Arrange travel and track, organize, and submit expense reports.
  • Uphold a strict level of confidentiality.

Internal Partnerships

  • Work closely with other team members across the organization to continually improve and streamline processes.
  • Partner closely with team members within the organization for meeting coordination and internal communications
  • Manage calendars - solving complex scheduling situations in a collaborative and team-oriented manner with others on the team.

Meetings & Events

  • Plan events, conferences, retreats, and other meetings
  • Research data to prepare documents and agenda for review and presentation to board members, staff, and other key stakeholders.
  • Reserve meeting rooms and spaces, coordinate room and A/V setup, and arrange catering.
  • Attend meetings to take minutes and distribute materials.



  • A high school diploma is required; a bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Work Experience

  • Four or more years of experience supporting at least one executive.

Competencies and Behaviors

  • Attention to detail and solid organizational skills.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines while juggling multiple critical requests.
  • A proactive and creative approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills coupled with the ability to handle interruptions at any given moment.
  • Professional level verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with multiple software packages, including MS Office.
  • A willingness/ability to adapt to upgrades and system changes.


Impact Health offers full-time team members a broad array of competitive benefits, including health insurance, retirement, PTO, and more. Starting salary is commensurate with experience that will be vetted through the interview process.


Impact Health is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our work and on our teams. We know that the rich diversity of perspectives and wisdom that is imperative to our mission can only come from a wide variety of origins and life experiences. We strongly believe that creating a workplace where all team members thrive is critical to fulfilling our mission in the communities we serve and we intentionally recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Qualified candidates are urged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, ethnic/national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Company Details

Asheville, North Carolina, United States
We are looking for visionary, courageous, energetic, approachable and inquiring professionals to join our team. If you are excited about working in a start-up environment where possibility always outweighs uncertainty, then we’d love to talk to you.  In alignment with our vision to positively impact employment in our home region of Western North Carolina, we are...