Administrative Assistant, Communications

Location
Washington
Posted
Apr 24, 2013
Closes
May 24, 2013
Contact
Hiring Manager
Category
Other
Duration
Full Time
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support its busy Communications team. This position reports to the Director of Communications and will provide high-level administrative support to members of BPC's Communications team. Duties include but are not limited to:

RESPONSIBILITIES

Administrative

* Working with the events team to plan and staff internal and external events
* Planning for meetings by booking conference rooms, ordering catering and preparing materials
* Preparing agendas for, attending, and taking and circulating notes on all project meetings
* Arranging travel and accommodations for project members and meeting attendees and managing reimbursements
* Assisting with overflow work from other members of the administrative and communications teams as needed

Communications

* Monitor and distribute daily press clips to BPC staff
* Prepare press coverage reports for BPC events, releases, Board of Directors and media outreach efforts
* Update and maintain press contacts in database
* Research and create press lists as assigned
* Write and prepare communications materials for events
* Draft content for BPC's blog and online content
* Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Bachelor's degree
2. Computer skills are a must. Experience with and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
3. Previous scheduling experience and the ability to communicate effectively is essential
4. Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
5. Ability to multi-task
6. Works well independently and as part of a team
7. Excellent writing and editing skills
8. Event planning experience a plus
9. Interest and knowledge of BPC's policy issues is strongly preferred

The BPC offers a highly competitive salary and provides generous benefits. Individuals interested in this position should send resume and introductory letter to jobs@bipartisanpolicy.org. Please be sure to include the title of this job, Administrative Assistant, Communications, in the subject line of your email.

The Bipartisan Policy Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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