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Executive Assistant to the President, International Center for Religion & Diplomacy, DC

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:

  1. Assist ICRD’s President and other senior staff with preparing documents, providing technical support, and other tasks as needed;
  2. Manage calendars, schedule and organize meetings, and monitor ICRD’s email accounts;
  3. Assist with tracking contributions, depositing checks, and drafting thank you letters to donors;
  4. Provide logistical support for ICRD’s bi-annual board meetings, panels, and conferences by taking minutes, preparing materials, and tracking RSVP’s;
  5. Schedule travel and produce travel itineraries;
  6. Assist with the planning and coordination of the Center’s Faith-in-Action award dinner;
  7. Serve as office manager and oversee day-to-day office functions such as answering phones, mail service, and maintaining the Center’s files;
  8. Coordinate mailings (newsletters, invitations, direct mail, etc.);
  9. Maintain and record employee timesheets;
  10. Help to recruit and oversee the intern pool;
  11. Coordinate office expenditures with the Center’s Treasurer, as necessary;
  12. Coordinate internal hiring process including drafting position descriptions, posting on relevant job sites, and collecting and vetting resumes;
  13. Ensure organizational compliance with internal policies and procedures;
  14. Other tasks as needed.

Required Qualifications

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 postmaster@icrd.org.

Please cite PCDN as the source of the posting in your application. 

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