Executive Assistant
The Nature Conservancy - Washington, DC

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Executive Assistant is a valuable member of the Worldwide Office Development division. The position requires strong administrative and organizational skills, superb attention to detail and deadlines, an ability to track and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment, and excellent oral and written communications. S/he must have a proven ability to multitask, work within tight deadlines and bring effective solutions. S/he performs a variety of administrative tasks, which will include travel arrangements and meeting logistics, scheduling, reporting and tracking information. S/he provides comprehensive administrative support for the Chief of Staff for the Development division, and limited support for select members of his management team. Includes frequent interaction with Conservancy staff from across the organization and so requires strong relationship-building skills. S/he works closely with other support staff to build a cohesive team while exhibiting leadership qualities.
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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 year related experience or equivalent combination.
  • Experience with MS Office, including use of the Internet.
  • Experience coordinating projects, setting realistic deadlines, managing a timeline, or related activities.
  • Experience working with a wide range of people, such as board of directors, donors, volunteers, the public and/or all levels of staff.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize time, manage diverse activities and meet deadlines.
  • Database management skills with ability to produce reports. Fluency in – or willingness to learn - Excel and Team Approach.
  • Good interpersonal skills and high degree of professionalism in all interactions.

BENEFITS

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
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TO APPLY

To apply to position number 41298, submit resume and cover letter as one document. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on

July 31, 2013. Failure to complete all of the required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration. You must click “submit” to apply for the position. You may select “save for later” if you prefer to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. If you are experiencing technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact applyhelp@tnc.org . *LI-MS1* EOE STATEMENT

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process

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