Executive Assistant

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



1514 P St NW
Suite B
United States


Position Summary

The Executive Administrative Assistant will provide direct support to the Executive Director and administrative duties for the office. Responsibilities may include screening calls; managing calendars; making travel, meeting, and event arrangements; and data entry. This position is grant funded and dependent on grant funding.

Essential Functions

The essential functions of this position, include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage and maintain Executive Director schedule, including travel arrangements, reporting expenses, making appointments, etc.
  • Prepare executive responses to routine memos, letters, or correspondence.
  • Assist Board of Directors including communications, meeting planning, and travel logistics.
  • Provide general organizational support to the NIEA team including coordinating conference calls and webinars, answering and managing incoming calls, drafting correspondence, and print media.
  • Maintain inventory and office supplies, ensure operation of office equipment, order maintenance when necessary.
  • Enter, update, and verify membership records in management data system.
  • Assists with events by managing event registration activities and coordinating with other team members to provide support as needed.
  • Responsible for reviewing invoices for proper coding, preparing deposits, and developing and maintaining files.
  • Demonstrating a high degree of professionalism, initiative, and independence in supporting NIEA staff on a wide variety of complex tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


  • College degree in Management or related field.
  • 3 or more years in administrative support or executive assistance.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of management and staff.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective negotiation skills.
  • Strong judgment and decision making skills.
  • Strong computer/technical knowledge.
  • Experience working with tribal communities preferred.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three professional references to niea@niea.org. For additional information, contact NIEA at 202.544.7290.