Program Assistant, Executive Office

Washington D.C.
Apr 21, 2023
May 26, 2023
Full Time

Program Assistant, Executive Office

Full-Time Regular

Washington, DC, US

The Institute of International Finance (IIF) is the global association of the financial industry, with member firms from more than 60 countries. The IIF provides its members with innovative research, unparalleled global advocacy, and access to leading industry events that leverage its influential network. Its mission is to support the financial industry in the prudent management of risks; to develop sound industry practices; and to advocate for regulatory, financial, and economic policies that are in the broad interests of its members and foster global financial stability and sustainable economic growth.

 Position Description

The Institute currently seeks a Program Assistant to support the Executive Vice President, Research and Policy (EVPRP). The Program Assistant will manage the EVPRP’s calendar and travel, coordinate meetings and conference calls, and provide both administrative and program support to the EVPRP and, as needed, to the departments that he oversees. This staff member will be responsible for the following duties, including but not limited to: 

  • Serve as assistant to the EVPRP (maintain complex calendar across time zones; book domestic and international travel; develop detailed itineraries for meetings and travel; complete expense reports; manage correspondence and deadlines; respond to requests from other departments and administrative staff)
  • Provide other administrative support to the EVPRP and related departments (coordinate the distribution of correspondence and documents; draft correspondence; organize meetings and conference calls; assist in the preparation of briefings and agendas; update member database)
  • Provide other programmatic support to the EVPRP and related departments (edit, proof, and conduct research; support committees and working groups; assist with event logistics, invitations, registrations, and speakers)
  • Provide Research Support to the EVP (e.g., Conduct research on special projects associated with economic and financial research, global debt policy and sustainable finance) 


 Applicants should have a college degree and at least three years of related work experience. Candidates must exhibit strong command of the English language, and excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite including Office 365 is required. Personal attributes such as a high degree of professionalism, strong organizational skills, the ability to handle confidential documents with discretion, attention to detail, and the ability to exercise good judgement under pressure are essential.  This position may require occasional international and domestic travel.

To apply, please submit a cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume in Word format. For more information about the IIF, please refer to our website at

IIF is pleased to provide its staff with a hybrid work environment. Covid Vaccine Requirement: IIF requires all those hired to provide proof of full vaccination against Covid. Accommodations will be provided only as required by applicable law.

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