The Assistant will support the Communications department's meeting planning and outreach functions. The Assistant will be responsible for administrative tasks such as scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, and coordinating projects that support events, exhibits and outreach. Specific responsibilities include assistance with a sponsorship program, assistance with program meetings and conferences, and researching, tracking, and reporting on stakeholders and partner organizations.
We are an award-winning nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing tobacco use, our nation's number one preventable cause of disease and death. We are building a team of smart, creative and passionate professionals who represent diverse backgrounds and disciplines to help us speak, seek and spread the truth about tobacco.
You cross each t and dot each i even when time is short and take pride in a job done well. You consider yourself to be a high energy, diplomatic and proactive with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Working as part of an effective team motivates you, but it's not your style to shy away from what you can do individually. You are thoughtful and passionate about the challenges of our time, and appreciate your community and the world around you. The way you see the world, the future looks bright and you have a plan to achieve it.
THE DAY-TO-DAY STUFF:
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree with 1-2 years of experience in a public relations agency, events company, or nonprofit organization. Must have strong organizational skills; a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while working on multiple projects; excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and information clearly; and outstanding attention to detail. Candidate should have demonstrated proficiency with common software programs. Some travel and the ability to work a flexible schedule when needed is a requirement. Candidate must be able to lift 25-30 lbs.
Salary is commensurate with experience with EXCELLENT benefits.
Interested candidates should submit a resume with salary history and cover letter here
mail application materials to:
Attn: Meetings and Outreach Assistant
900 G Street, NW, Fourth Floor
Washington, DC 20001
Fax: (202) 454-5597
No telephone calls please.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability.