• Senior Administrative Assistant

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(10/12/2018 3:49 PM)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    In Pursuit Of is seeking an Executive Assistant to support executive leadership and provide overall operational help for the communications team. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, entrepreneurial, and able to shift seamlessly between various tasks during the course of the day.


    • Provide high-level administrative support to the executive leaders of In Pursuit Of communications team.
    • Manage rapidly shifting priorities in a professional and respectful manner.
    • Handle administrative tasks, including expense reports, accounts payable items, timekeeping, correspondence, calendar scheduling, and travel arrangements.
    • Partner with administrative staff from partner organizations to schedule meetings and coordinate events.
    • Manage communications between internal departments and clients on special, nonrecurring, and ongoing projects.
    • Manage communication contracts and invoices ensuring payment is timely and consistent with contracts and work orders.
    • Assist with other special projects to include planning and coordinating presentations, disseminating information, and/or organizing events.


    • 2-3 years of relevant experience
    • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment with many competing priorities
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Skilled in Microsoft Office
    • Self-motivated and organized team player
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral
    • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information while upholding a strict level of confidentiality
    • Possess a friendly, professional demeanor, and positive phone presence
    • Ability to manage time effectively and efficiently while prioritizing on behalf of the executive
    • Develop and sustain a level of professionalism among staff and clients to drive a positive office culture
    • Familiarity with and commitment to free-market principles


    In Pursuit Of is a full-service communications and marketing capability that drives ideas and shapes debates in pursuit of a free and open society. Our mission-driven partnerships advance policy, political, and cultural change that enable people to improve their lives. 


    Please consider applying and we look forward to considering you for the role!




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