Coordinator of the President’s Office

Location: National NOW Action Center, 1100 H Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, D.C. (one block from Metro Center). This is an in-house, full-time position in our Washington, D.C., office so candidates should be local to the D.C. area.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019

Coordinator of the President’s Office is responsible for supporting the functions of the Office of the President of NOW. This position requires excellent time management skills, attention to detail, and the ability to communicate effectively across different mediums.

Duties

  • Manage the president’s schedule, travel logistics, and speaking arrangements as well as manage all of the president’s written and phone correspondence, including internal and external requests and communications
  • Draft routine correspondence, meeting minutes, edit and manage blog posts
  • Manage Board relations, including scheduling and managing Board Meeting logistics (gathering and transmitting staff reports, hotel contracts, and invoice, PSAV, guest lists, online meetings, etc.) and disseminating information from the National Action Center
  • Support executive event planning and logistics management for NOW's annual conference and summits
    • Coordinate and facilitate nominating, election and other committees (scheduling meetings, reporting on applications for officer elections, taking meeting notes and disseminating follow up information, etc.)
    • Manage speaker and honoree logistics--invitations, tracking, headshots, and bios, travel, and hotel
    • Give semi-regular reports to staff, create tick-tock for staff duties, and facilitate staff at the conference
    • General facilitation for Event Planner
  • Manage the NOW internship program including engagement, recruitment, vetting/interviewing, training, and retention
  • Create agendas for and take notes during weekly staff meetings
  • Research NOW administrative policy to support office and administrative functioning
  • General office administration (ordering supplies, scheduling maintenance, collecting credit card receipts, etc.)

Qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Google Drive and Microsoft Office
  • Passion for women's rights and intersectional feminism
  • Ability to work well with diverse individuals across age, race, socio-economic, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and other lines

Salary

Competitive

How To Apply

Please email your cover letter and resume to planner@now.org. The subject line should read: “ATTN: Application for Coordinator  – Your Full Name.” Applications will not be considered without all requested information. No phone calls, please. NOW is an equal employment opportunity organization and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of sex, race, age, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital or parenting status, affectional or sexual orientation, or gender identity.