- Executive Assistant, Federal Affairs , USA

Executive Assistant, Federal Affairs
Americans for Prosperity Foundation
ID 2017-2322 Job
Locations US-VA-Arlington
Category Executive
Type Regular Full-Time


The Executive Assistant will support leadership team members as their funnel of all information, processes, and action. Day-to-day responsibilities include extensive scheduling with network of internal and external partners, clerical duties such as processing expense reports, time keeping, etc., and ownership of calendars and priorities. Their knowledge and partnership in advancing priorities will help principals optimize operations for teams and the organization at large. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail, excellent time management skills, interest and investment in relationship building, and show the ability to work independently while managing multiple tasks and projects.


Provide administrative support for leadership team
Handle administrative tasks including expense reports, timekeeping, filing, catering orders, correspondence, calendar scheduling, and travel arrangements
Manage rapidly shifting priorities in a professional and respectful manner
Manage mailing and shipping operations as well as faxing, filing, and copying for leadership team
Occasionally assist events and operation teams
Assist on other special projects as needed and general office support


Bachelor’s degree preferred
At least 2-4 years of experience in an administrative or executive assistant capacity is required
At least 1-2 years of direct experience supporting executive level staff is preferred
Experience working/scheduling on Capitol Hill preferred
Appreciation of the free market system
Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral
Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving and organizational skills
Excellent time management and ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Understanding each task is imperative to the overall strength of the organization
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
The willingness and desire to work independently, as well as collaboratively, and to take on additional responsibilities
Integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude

Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFPF) is a 501 c(3) organization of citizen leaders committed to educating consumers, business owners, and the general public about the value and operation of an open and market-oriented economy that is free of government interference.

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a 501 c(4) grassroots organization committed to educating and mobilizing citizen leaders interested in understanding and helping solve America’s most pressing policy problems, while championing the principles of entrepreneurship and fiscal and regulatory restraint.
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Job posted on 5th December 2017
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