Administrative Coordinator at the National Network to End Domestic Violence

Washington D.C.
The anticipated salary range, based on qualifications and experience is $42,000 - $50,000 annually
Jan 12, 2018
Feb 16, 2018
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) seeks a highly motivated and high performing Coordinator for their Coalition/Capacity team, which works with and supports the 56 statewide and territorial coalitions against domestic violence, as well as FVPSA grantees and state administrators. 

This is a great opportunity for a committed team player to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.  NNEDV is a social change organization dedicated to creating a social, political and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists.  NNEDV advocates for law, policies and funding to address domestic violence; and provides training, technical assistance, education, and support to state domestic violence coalitions; local domestic violence, sexual violence and stalking programs, transitional housing programs, and the general public.

Working with the Coalition/Capacity technical assistance (CTA) team, the Coordinator will help implement NNEDV’s programmatic initiatives and work to build the capacity of the state domestic violence coalitions, local and tribal programs, and state administrators.  This position includes significant administrative duties, such as organizing meetings and events, preparing reports, and managing the NNEDV private on-line resource library.  As a team member, the Coordinator will also participate in many other aspects of the programmatic work.  This is an essential position on the team with significant responsibility in the Washington, DC office and within the national setting.  The ideal candidate is highly dedicated and resourceful, can work well autonomously and collaboratively, and is committed to contributing to positive social change.


  • Supporting and building the capacity of state and territorial domestic violence coalitions and FVPSA grantees by researching and responding to requests for information and assistance
  • Planning and coordinating NNEDV meetings, conferences, events and trainings; including hotel procurement, speaker and participant travel arrangements, expense reimbursements and conference request and report forms 
  • Updating sections of NNEDV’s website, maintaining listservs and directories, and organizing/maintaining an online library of resources.
  • Assisting NNEDV staff in technical assistance projects, including support of state coalitions and local and tribal domestic violence programs
  • Scheduling meetings and providing logistical support to the team
  • Facilitating logistics and acting as liaison for contractors and hotels
  • Handling administrative tasks, including meeting notes, expense reports and other internal documentation 
  • Tracking technical assistance requests and responses
  • Creating materials—drafting alerts, fact sheets, and programmatic updates for state coalitions and local domestic violence programs
  • Attending meetings and trainings, managing participant registration
  • Work as a member of the NNEDV team—collaborating with other NNEDV programs and staff

Required Skills/Education/Qualifications

Successful candidates will possess:

  • Significant experience with administrative support
  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Adobe products
  • Strong communication skills – both oral and written
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent time and stress management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with scheduling and event planning
  • Creative problem-solving
  • The ability to:
    • Follow through on assignments
    • Work both quickly and thoroughly
    • Work independently and as part of a collaborative team
    • Manage tasks under tight deadlines and handle multiple projects
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with a nonprofit agency in a relevant area.
  • Ability to travel to conferences and events

Desired Skills/Qualifications

  • Bilingual skills (reading, writing, and speaking) helpful.  Spanish preferred.
  • Video editing and other multi-media skills helpful.
  • Experience with federal government grant management
  • Knowledge of domestic violence issues.

Location:  This position offers a flexible and collegial working environment in our offices on Thomas Circle in downtown Washington, DC, near McPherson Square Metro.

Salary:  The anticipated salary range, based on qualifications and experience is $42,000 - $50,000 annually, plus benefits.

Benefits:  NNEDV pays the entire cost of each employee’s Health, Dental, Life, and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurances. NNEDV contributes 3% to each employee’s 401k retirement plan (no match required). NNEDV also provides 17 paid holidays (including the last full week of each year), three weeks of annual leave, and 10 days of sick leave each year. NNEDV offers vision insurance at nominal cost.

To apply:

Please combine into 1 PDF and email your (a) cover letter, (b) resume, and (c) salary expectations. Please send the combined PDF to Beth Meeks, CTA Director, and Tonia Moultry, CTA Deputy Director, at Please also paste your cover letter into the body of the email. (No mail or faxes please.) 
The position will remain open until filled, but priority will be given to applications received on or before January 19, 2018.

 NNEDV is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage your application to join our highly accomplished team!  

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