Events Assistant

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 13, 2018
Closes
Sep 17, 2018
Hours
Full Time

Do you live and breathe planning, strategy, systems, and logistics? Do you find satisfaction in developing and perfecting efficient project management systems? We have an opportunity for a creative, detail-oriented, entrepreneurial, and hardworking candidate to join AEI’s Events team. The Events team is responsible for more than 400 annual events, including special events such as the AEI World Forum and AEI Annual Dinner (a large, black-tie event). This position is responsible for assisting policy scholars and their staff with events planning and execution and assisting in the planning and production of special annual events.

The ideal candidate will be happy in a fast-paced, demanding, team-oriented environment and also comfortable taking initiative and working independently. The ability to multitask and handle diverse projects and deadlines is a must. Superior communication skills and a high degree of discretion are also required. Day-to-day responsibilities include database management, metrics analysis, event invitations, management of guest RSVPs, and event logistics and execution. HTML, graphic design, and database skills are a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, writing sample, and transcript with their online application to www.aei.org/jobs.

About AEI

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.

Similar jobs