Position: Part-Time Executive Assistant/Marketing Coordinator

Reports to: CEO

Summary: Mission Partners, a strategic communications and consulting firm in Bethesda MD is looking for a part-time executive assistant/marketing coordinator to join its dynamic mission-driven and women-led team in Bethesda, MD. This position provides primary administrative support to the CEO with secondary support to the marketing team as required. This position has the opportunity to shift to full-time status in 2018.

Role Responsibilities

Ensure the efficient day-to-day operation of the office, and support the work of other essential office staff members. Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Manage electronic schedules to ensure efficient time management
  • Schedule meetings, prepare agendas, take meeting minutes and ensure timely follow-up for tasks assigned during meetings. Proactively follow-up on outstanding tasks and issues
  • Screen and route written and electronic mail and telephone calls, both internal and external
  • Support executive team on the management and oversight of staff policies and procedures
  • Prepare and coordinate various reports, presentations and documents by gathering data and/or preparing written reports
  • Manage month-end expense report process and maintain records
  • Greeting clients and visitors, and answering/routing phone calls
  • Update and maintains agency mailing list, support with maintenance of agency communications and staff/vendor contact list
  • Support with the planning and coordination of events
  • Provide travel arrangements
  • Act as a liaison with outsourced IT consultant on all technology-related issues, including rapidly responding to staff problems and network outages
  • Other office tasks as needed

Requirements and Skills include but are not limited to:

  • Two years Administrative Assistant experience, preferably with executives
  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Resource management
  • Ability to problem-solve, work alone and with co-workers
  • Willing to learn new processes and take direction
  • Possess organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Deadline and details-driven
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking – using logic and reason, creative and strategic
  • Communication skills – interpersonal, presentation and written

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma required. College coursework preferred. Two to five years’ professional experience in an executive or administrative assistant role preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office and Outlook is required. Experience with Agile or Asana platforms a plus. Prior experience in an agency setting a plus.

To Apply: Submit a one-page cover letter and resume to connect@mission.partners with the subject line: Executive Assistant/Marketing Coordinator.

 


Position:  Digital Communications Fellow
Time Commitment: 10-15 hours per week
Reports to: Strategist
Wage: $14-$16/hour

Summary: Mission Partners is seeking candidates interested in its 2018 spring/summer fellowship program. Responsibilities of the digital communications fellow include media and competitive research, writing and editing, research, coordination of campaign project plans and a supporting role in the execution of special events. One selected fellow will experience every facet of working inside a mission-driven communications consultancy, and will work in close coordination with members of the consultancy’s leadership team.

Responsibilities:

  1. Media research and analysis
  2. Issue analysis
  3. Media monitoring and reporting
  4. Social media content creation
  5. Writing and editing (articles, bylines, newsletters, etc.)
  6. Communications Audits
  7. Project management
  8. Event support, if applicable
  9. Administrative tasks and other duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • At least 1 year of intern or work experience in Communications, Public Policy, Marketing, Cause Communications, Journalism, or a related field
  • Experience with a variety of types of writing
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Interest in social causes
  • Organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to work fast and meet deadlines
  • Social media skills and knowledge
  • Positive attitude, team player, eagerness to learn
  • Prior experience in an agency setting a plus

To Apply: Submit a well-written, one-page cover letter not to exceed 200 words, a resume not to exceed two pages, and a writing sample.  Send Materials To: connect@mission.partners with the subject line: Digital Communications Fellow.

Mission Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Partners complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training