External Affairs Assistant

Location
Washington, D.C
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 21, 2020
Closes
Dec 21, 2020
Ref
2020-1502
Function
Communications
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
Are you interested in contributing to the free enterprise movement at one of America's leading think tanks? We have an opportunity for a creative, entrepreneurial, hardworking person to join AEI's External Affairs team. You will be responsible for helping market our work to and develop relationships with key leaders in think tanks, business organizations, nonprofits, community groups, and state and local government across the country.

The ideal candidate will be happy in an intellectual, creative, and detail-oriented environment. Day-to-day responsibilities include contact management, event planning and logistics, social media content development, marketing and outreach, and research. These responsibilities require excellent interpersonal skills, good judgement, attention to detail, and very strong writing and communication skills; the ability to meet tight deadlines and multitask; and a creative and entrepreneurial personality. A demonstrated commitment to AEI's mission is required.

Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment is a must. Bachelor's degree is required. Experience with a contact management database such as Salesforce is a plus. The position will interface regularly with scholars, research assistants, and members of the broader AEI community.

Qualified candidates should submit an online application to https://careers-aei.icims.com complete with a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and a 500-word writing sample.

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