Website International Center for Religion & Diplomacy
The Executive Assistant to the President is responsible for helping with the day-to-day operations—which includes a range of administrative, research, organization development and outreach activities—of the Center’s Washington office in support of its global work. Included among these are:
- Assist ICRD’s President and other senior staff with preparing documents, providing technical support, and other tasks as needed;
- Manage calendars, schedule and organize meetings, and monitor ICRD’s email accounts;
- Assist with tracking contributions, depositing checks, and drafting thank you letters to donors;
- Provide logistical support for ICRD’s bi-annual board meetings, panels, and conferences by taking minutes, preparing materials, and tracking RSVP’s;
- Schedule travel and produce travel itineraries;
- Assist with the planning and coordination of the Center’s Faith-in-Action award dinner;
- Serve as office manager and oversee day-to-day office functions such as answering phones, mail service, and maintaining the Center’s files;
- Coordinate mailings (newsletters, invitations, direct mail, etc.);
- Maintain and record employee timesheets;
- Help to recruit and oversee the intern pool;
- Coordinate office expenditures with the Center’s Treasurer, as necessary;
- Coordinate internal hiring process including drafting position descriptions, posting on relevant job sites, and collecting and vetting resumes;
- Ensure organizational compliance with internal policies and procedures;
- Other tasks as needed.
Some of the expected Executive Assistance qualifications include the following:
- Strict attention to detail;
- Fluency in both written and spoken English;
- Exceptional research, writing, and editing skills;
- Effective at working as part of a team in a diverse and fluid environment;
- Meaningful experience in administrative support to project management and implementation;
- Willingness to be flexible and contribute beyond normal tasks and areas of expertise;
- Ability to handle multiple, competing deadlines, as well as adapt to differences in cultural and professional styles;
- Strong inter-personal skills with a commitment to religious pluralism and religious freedom;
- Self-starter with the ability to identify and solve problems with minimal supervision;
- Legally authorized to work in the United States (ICRD is unable to sponsor visas at this time);
- Bachelor’s Degree with relevant experience in International Affairs, Conflict Resolution, Religious Studies or other relevant field.
- Technologically savvy, with a good understanding of (and fluency in) various computer applications, including: word processing, spreadsheets, email, and Internet searches (familiarity with Salesforce desirable, but not essential).
Salary Range: $28,000 to $32,000 annually
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Aeryka Fausett at email@example.com.