• Executive Assistant (Multiple Openings)

    ID
    2018-2782
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Category
    Administrative
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    You are a valued business partner who takes pride in understanding your principal’s business portfolio. Strong in your ability to identify and anticipate needs, you understand that success or failure is determined by thoughtfulness and willingness to execute. As a strategic thinker, you connect task management to organizational priorities with a high degree of confidentiality, sense of urgency, and customer-focus. You enjoy being part of a team of administrative professionals who support one another and find fulfillment by helping others achieve success.

     

    Does this sound like you? Then we encourage you to apply.

     

    Our executive assistant needs at the Seminar Network are growing quickly in support of our organization’s vision and mission. By applying here, we will consider you for all current openings and future needs.

      

    Together, we are advancing the vision of a free and open society that best achieves long-term peace, civility, and mutual benefit. Come join us and do the kind of good that matters most. 

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Provide high-level administrative support to key principals within the organization
    • Maintain a deep understanding of priorities in order to allocate principal’s time and resources appropriate
    • Manage calendars, assemble meeting agenda
    • Book and coordinate travel, itineraries and logistics
    • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders, providing prompt and customer-focused service
    • Process invoice payments and expense reports
    • Track ongoing projects and their status; serve as liaison on behalf of your principal
    • Ad-hoc projects as assigned

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • 1+ years of professional experience
    • High school diploma or higher level of education
    • Unparalleled attention to detail and an aggressive drive to take initiative, with the professionalism to interact with employees at all levels of the organization.
    • A clear understanding of and excitement for the Seminar Network’s mission,
    • Ability to think strategically about the principal’s time as an allocation of resources
    • Demonstrated high-level of confidentiality, sense of judgment, ability to improvise and creatively problem-solve while maintaining composure
    • Articulate and concise oral and written communication skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook (including expertise with Outlook’s calendar function), and PowerPoint

     

    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • Proficiency with Concur Expense Management software
    • Proficiency with Salesforce

     

    About Us

     

    We work with: Nonprofit leaders at over 100 community-based groups. Over 700 of the country’s most effective business leaders and philanthropists. Over 1,000 professors at 350 universities. Tens of thousands of K-12 teachers. And millions of grassroots activists in 35 states. We’ve united to move toward a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential. 

     

    Our Values

     

    Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.  

     

    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. 

     

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