The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) seeks an enthusiastic, detail oriented, and diligent administrative assistant to support AEI’s president and the executive office. The assistant will report to the Director of the Executive Office and AEI’s President Robert Doar. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional organizational skills, refined interpersonal and communication skills, a high level of discretion, and impeccable attention to detail.
Primary responsibilities include:
Managing the president’s calendar and schedule,
Coordinating and confirming his meetings and engagements, both external and internal,
Arranging and booking all travel logistics (the president spends approximately 50 percent of his time traveling),
Preparing him for meetings and engagements with regular briefings,
Overseeing and filtering electronic correspondence, and
Managing executive office contacts in AEI’s database (experience with Salesforce preferred).
Other responsibilities include: answering and screening phone calls, collecting and sorting mail, completing expense reports, and creating internal meeting agendas.
Candidates must be willing to work nights and weekends as needed.
A bachelor’s degree is required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one year of relevant work experience in scheduling or administrative responsibilities with high-level executives or elected officials in a fast-paced environment. Qualified applicants should include their resume, cover letter, and a 500-word writing sample on any topic with their online application to www.aei.org/jobs.
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture.
AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence. For more information about AEI, visit www.aei.org.