Assistant, President's Office

Washington, D.C
Apr 18, 2019
May 17, 2019
Full Time
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is seeking an enthusiastic, detail oriented, and diligent self-starter to support AEI's president and the executive office. This position will interact mostly with the Director of the President's office and the incoming President, Robert Doar. He/she will communicate internally with AEI managers and executives as well as externally with government officials, corporate leaders, and academics. Responsibilities include calendaring, schedule and travel coordination, organization of meetings, writing and editing correspondence, minor research projects, and selection and oversight of the executive office intern.

The ideal candidate will possess refined interpersonal and communication skills, be highly organized, and have an interest in public policy. Candidates should also have a strong attention to detail, the ability to multitask, and a high level of discretion. A bachelor's degree is required plus at least one year of relevant work experience.

We offer a stimulating and harmonious work environment and excellent benefits. Qualified applicants should include their resume, cover letter, and a 500-word writing sample on any topic with their online application to

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.

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