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The National Defense University Foundation (NDUF) is looking for an enthusiastic and confident self-starter to fill their Staff Assistant position.

Staff Assistant responsibilities include:

  1. Building, maintaining, and utilizing multiple databases to identify trends, strengths, and weaknesses
  2. Management of up to six collegiate interns; duties including:
  • Delegation of projects
  • Holding and leading weekly meetings
  • Strategizing and structuring long- and short-term projects for interns
  • Maintaining regular contact and managerial relationship
  1. Social media management for Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn; duties include:
  • Creating social media posts
  • Approving social media posts
  • Strategizing social media schedules
  1. Writing and editing marketing materials, grants, and other official documents for internal and external distribution
  2. Assist in virtual and live event planning and execution
  3. Utilizing the Foundation’s customer relationship management (CRM) application to maximize Foundation outreach
  4. Assist management team in ongoing projects
  5. Attend and provide support at Board Member meetings
  6. Take meeting minutes

Key skills we need:

  • Eager to take ownership of complex projects with minimal direction
  • Quick learner
  • Self-starter and dependable
  • Detail-oriented
  • Problem-solver
  • Willingness to try so hard that mistakes are made
  • Research skills
  • Ability to work both on a team and independently
  • Strong ability to multitask and prioritize in real time
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office (or equivalent applications) skills
  • Interest in and understanding of data aggregation and analysis
  • Responsive and adaptable worker
  •    Ability to consume and distill large bodies of information quickly and effectively

 

This is a paid position and will require a minimum of 20 hours per week.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to Peter Riess at riess@ndufoundation.org.

 

At NDUF, we offer flexibility, the opportunity to learn and gain access to senior level academics, NDU faculty and staff as well as the opportunity to engage with senior national security panelists.

The National Defense University Foundation (NDUF) is looking for an enthusiastic and confident self-starter to fill their Staff Assistant position.

Staff Assistant responsibilities include:

  1. Building, maintaining, and utilizing…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    August 2, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$15.20 to start with a potential for wage increase.

Benefits

Flexible hours, networking opportunities, management experience opportunity, CRM and database experience opportunity, and potential for full-time job offer.

Flexible hours, networking opportunities, management experience opportunity, CRM and database experience opportunity, and potential for full-time job offer.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
300 5th Ave, SW, Washington, DC 20319-5066, United States
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Please do not write a cover letter.  We respectfully request that you use that time and energy to send 5 bullets on what you think differentiates you and why you want to work for NDUF. We would also request samples of XLS you’ve previously worked on as well as provide a short writing sample.

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