Assistant to Executive/VP

Washington D.C.
Oct 17, 2018
Nov 13, 2018
Full Time

Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history.

Job Description

The Marketing Coordinator and Executive Assistant, reporting directly to the VP, Marketing of The Washington Post will be a virtual extension of a high-profile, executive-level position. It's a highly responsible—and highly rewarding—supportive role; one that demands a mastery of time management and legendary organizational skills. The most important quality in the successful EA is the ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships across many organizations. You'll be required to tap into your problem solving savvy to stay sharp while maintaining the VP, Marketing's daily schedule, identifying and prioritizing critical activities, organizing meetings and special events across several calendars, crafting professional correspondence and performing other administrative duties to keep the VP, Marketing working effectively.

Responsibilities include:

  • Organize and handle daily operations including scheduling and meetings, answering phones, drafting and typing correspondence, maintaining reports, and providing backup administrative support as needed to other senior level executives
  • Manage the continuous flow of email correspondence and requests
  • Assist in meeting and event management for the marketing team
  • Perform general administrative tasks, such as ordering supplies and working with other departments as needed to keep the office running smoothly

Requirements include:

  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and telephone manner
  • Expertise with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Lotus Notes
  • Excellent spelling and proofreading skills
  • Ability to interact professionally at all internal/external levels
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive business and personnel matters
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong service orientation and good judgment


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