Senior Executive Administrator to the Board and Family:

Fall Creek is creating a world with better blueberries through its friendly, collaborative team spread across the globe. To help us accomplish this, we are seeking a qualified Senior Executive Administrator to the Board and Family. This position will be located in Eugene, Oregon.

This position is responsible for assisting and maximizing the effectiveness of Fall Creek’s Board of Directors and Family Office through high-level administration, project management, and communication support. The position provides direct assistance to the Executive Chair (EC) and Executive Vice Chair (EVC).

What you will do at Fall Creek:

  • Direct support: primary for direct high-level administration and project management support
  • Understand and manage priorities: position fully understands the top priorities of the EC and EVC, the Board and Family Office
  • Makes sure all managed calendars are organized ahead of time, are up-to-date, and accurately reflect the deliverables expected
  • Provides primary administration for Board Meeting agenda, preparation, process for report finalization and review, makes sure all venue, technology and calendar plans are in place and working, and board members and shareholders have what they need
  • Primarily responsible for taking accurate minutes of all board, committee, and shareholder meetings
  • Takes on work relating to Board and Family Office projects, including presentation compilation, writing and drafting of reports and communications, financial budgeting support and reports, and topical research
  • Supports, perpetuates, and enhances Fall Creek’s core values and corporate culture
  • Assures the highest level of confidentiality

What you bring to Fall Creek:

  • 5+ years of executive administration experience, or high-level business administration
  • Exposure to multiple levels of company governance, ideally including shareholders or stakeholders, professional boards, and professional company leadership
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills
  • High-level business acumen, confidentiality, and ability to manage multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, as well as high familiarity and comfort with cloud-based software and business tools
  • General familiarity with basic accounting and financial concepts
  • Must be highly intuitive and self-driven
  • High familiarity with formal meeting best practices, including motions, resolutions, and documentation

Who is Fall Creek?
We’re a US-based company with a keen focus on blueberry genetics, plants and grower support delivered to the world’s premier blueberry growers. From our humble beginnings in Lowell, Oregon nearly 40 years ago, we now also have wholly-owned nurseries in Mexico, Peru and Spain. Additionally, we have built a global team of the finest breeders, researchers, propagators and nursery professionals, grower support technicians, sales and customer service experts and more. We’re a deeply planted link in a global chain, ready to serve our customers and our industry throughout North, Central and South America, Greater Europe and North Africa. Our mission is to serve the growers and to support the blueberry industry, helping to ensure growers maximize success through our delivery of the best genetics and plants, technical know-how and global market intelligence. To fulfill our mission, we focus on cultivating exceptional plants, building strong relationships and providing responsive customer service. This is all part of how we’re helping to build A World with Better Blueberries™.  

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery® offers a competitive salary and benefit package which includes health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and 401K plan. This position requires an executed confidentiality and non-solicitation agreement upon hire. Employment offers are contingent on meeting our drug testing, background and reference check standards. EOE

 

For consideration, please send your resume/CV to Brian Janecek, Global Talent Acquisition Manager.