Policy Honors Program - Associate Common Sense Media
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Common Sense Media is the leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology. Presently we are seeking a talented and experienced Executive Assistant.
This is a wonderful opportunity for a recent college graduate and talented team player to join a thriving group of professionals with a passion for what they do. This role will require a resourceful self-starter loaded with initiative and enthusiasm and superior writing and computer skills, as well as the ability to work both collaboratively and independently. The successful candidate will be skilled at communicating with senior executives, government officials, and various other high-profile people in order to support the Vice President, Policy and the rest of the policy team.
LOCATION: Washington, D.C.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Conserve executive time and promote CSM's mission and values both internally and externally
Prepare correspondence, memos, PowerPoint presentations, and collateral materials
Conduct research, compile data and background information on a variety of policy, technology, education, and privacy issues
Coordinate and develop support materials for speaking engagements
Make travel arrangements and prepare expense reports
Set up meetings and conference calls
Monitor and update project timelines and contact databases
Work on special projects and other duties as assigned
WHAT WE NEED TO SEE ON YOUR RESUME:
A 4-year degree awarded within the past two years with a GPA of at least 3.5 and a record of exceptional academic and personal achievement are required
Proven ability to manage multiple competing priorities
Strong communication skills, both oral and written
A track record of taking ownership of work and looking for ways to improve processes
The ability to explore opportunities that add value to the organization
Rock star proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
Strong Internet research skills.
THE "X" FACTOR ? YOU ARE:
Upbeat and have an authentic "can do" attitude
Calm when meeting tough deadlines
Open to learning
Nice to be around
Dependable, with a strong sense of urgency
Technology and media savvy
Passionate about the CSM mission
WHAT WE OFFER:
The chance to work with talented, passionate professionals
A competitive salary, based on experience
Competitive health and welfare benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and a matching 401(k) plan
An organization that offers work/lifestyle balance
The opportunity to really make a difference in the lives of kids in this generation and the next!
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED