Executive Assistant

Minnesota Trout Unlimited

Minnesota Trout Unlimited (MNTU) is a nonprofit environmental conservation organization with thousands of members and five chapters. The mission of MNTU is to conserve, protect, restore, and sustain Minnesota’s coldwater fisheries, their watersheds and groundwater sources. Guided by science and data, MNTU envisions a future when all can enjoy the benefits of robust populations of native and wild coldwater fish in Minnesota’s exceptional streams and lakes.


MNTU is seeking an Executive Assistant to work approximately 24 hours per week, assisting the Executive Director with day-to-day operations. This new position will have flexible hours and will report directly to the Executive Director. The Executive Assistant must be task-oriented, comfortable working independently, and possess strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organization skills. Responsibilities include basic bookkeeping, database management, and general office support. Work will primarily be done remotely but will require periodic in-person meetings and travel within the Metro area, pursuant to the needs of the organization.


  • Provide general administrative support
  • Perform basic bookkeeping tasks, including handling checks, making deposits, invoicing, running financial reports, and assisting with annual audits
  • Manage mail and email communications
  • Organize and maintain files, documents, and reports
  • Assist with donor communications, including appeal and thank you letters
  • Manage donor and membership databases
  • Assist with newsletter distribution
  • Preparation and distribution of Board of Directors meeting materials
  • Coordinate website updates
  • Travel within the SW Metro area to MNTU’s P.O. box in Chanhassen, storage unit in St. Louis Park, and meetings at or near the Executive Director’s home office in Eden Prairie
  • Additional duties and responsibilities, as assigned by the Executive Director


  • Minimum two years of relevant experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude
  • Access to a motor vehicle
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize work, and meet deadlines
  • Be fully vaccinated against COVID


  • Experience working for a nonprofit organization
  • Bachelors or associates degree
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks or similar bookkeeping software
  • Experience with basic website management
  • Interest in and commitment to MNTU’s mission

$20.00 per hour, approximately 24 hours per week.

Send a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three professional references to John Lenczewski at jlenczewski@comcast.net Review of applicants will begin December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

MNTU is an equal opportunity employer.