Jun 22

Job: Administrative and Program Assistant – The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

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Position: Administrative and Program Assistant
Posted by: The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Location: Washington, D.C.
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the organization:

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, a non-profit that promotes understanding and cooperation between the United States and Asia, seeks a full-time Administrative and Program Assistant for its Washington, D.C. office. The Administrative and Program Assistant will have responsibilities in the following areas:

Office Operations

  • Maintain office equipment and supplies
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Oversee all aspects of IT systems (including hardware, software, and basic support for Foundation staff)
  • Oversee D.C. office finances and serve as liaison with Montana-based financial director
Website Management/Outreach
  • Update and maintain Foundation website (using WordPress)
  • Manage website upgrades
  • Use iContact to distribute Foundation e-newsletter, announcements, and invitations
  • Update and manage office database
Program/Executive Support
  • Provide administrative support for Foundation exchanges and dialogues, including scheduling, logistics, travel arrangements, and program promotion
  • Assist President and Vice President with administrative tasks, scheduling, and outreach activities
  • Manage recruitment and support of Visiting Fellows
  • Recruit and supervise interns
  • Serve as D.C. point of contact for Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs 
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program

Competitive candidates will have a degree in International Relations, Asian Studies, or a related field with two or three years of work experience. Asian language ability a plus. Computer skills and strong written and communication skills are essential. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.  U.S. citizenship or current work visa is required.  The position is contingent on continued funding.  Send a resume and cover letter to hr@mansfieldfdn.org.

Application deadline: July 10, 2017 

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