Program Assistant

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 06, 2019
Closes
Oct 11, 2019
Hours
Full Time

Program Assistant

Research & Policy – Washington, District of Columbia

 

Organizational Overview

The Institute of International Finance (IIF) is the global association of the financial industry, with close to 450 members from 70 countries. Our 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 that foster global financial stability and sustainable economic growth.

Position Summary

The Institute currently seeks an outstanding and highly motivated individual to support the Executive Vice President, Research and Policy (EVPRP). The Program Assistant will serve as a hybrid between administrative and research support. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in developing their career and open to taking on new challenges.

Responsibilities include but are 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; support committees and working groups; assist with event logistics, invitations, registrations, and speakers) Provide research support to the EVPRP (conduct research on special projects associated with economic and financial research, global debt policy and sustainable finance; develop spreadsheet data; assist with the production of reports, charts and tables).

Requirements

Applicants should have a college degree and at least two years of professional experience is preferred.  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.  

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 https://www.iif.com.

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