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Executive Assistant

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Administrative
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Contact: hradmc.dc@hirestrategy.com

A HireStrategy client in the DC Metro is looking for a highly motivated and skilled Executive Assistant to support an individual in a high profile office. The ideal candidate will be politically savvy, motivated and hard-working. The ideal candidate has experience supporting a C-level executive or high profile individual within an organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support team leadership with daily administrative needs, scheduling, and expense reports
  • Manage calendars and coordinate activities such as meetings and conferences
  • Manage domestic/international travel arrangements and proactively coordinate the pre-planning of trips with various internal functions, including arranging appropriate travel, visas, agendas and necessary contacts, country information, etc.
  • Coordinate logistics for visitors (badge access, parking, guest office space, equipment, etc.)
  • Coordinate board meetings
  • Manage and prioritize incoming requests and appointments
  • Serve as first point-of-contact for some internal and external communications
  • Assess administrative needs and changing priorities to make decisions to allocate resources accordingly
  • Improve administrative processes and innovate to increase efficiency

Qualifications:

  • 4-7 years of executive administrative support
  • Experience working in a politically focused organization or lobbying firm
  • Superior professionalism and ability to work well with all levels of staff
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Strong interest in current events
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred