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Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009
From: "Brooke Leonard" <Bleonard@nixoncenter.org>
Subject: [Nixon Center] Job posting

Executive Assistant

The Nixon Center is currently seeking a well-organized, creative, flexible, career-oriented individual to serve as executive assistant to the Center's CEO. The executive assistant provides a full range of administrative support, organizing and structuring the president's activity. The ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years of administrative experience and be highly professional, detail-oriented, and proactive. The position requires a BA (MA preferred), and strong writing and editing skills. An appropriate professional demeanor to work with high-level board members and other contacts in and out of government is also very important. There are significant opportunities for additional responsibility in this small office environment for a capable individual.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Providing general administrative support, including scheduling, correspondence, travel arrangements, placing and receiving telephone calls, and filing.

2. Assisting with substantive writing projects, including light research, taking dictation, typing, proofreading, and editing.

3. Organizing seminars, briefings, and other events, including sending invitations, tracking responses, follow-up communication, arranging catering, and preparing written summaries.

4. Communicating on behalf of the CEO with other staff, board members, and supporters.

5. Performing other duties as needed.


1. A BA/BS is required. An MA is preferred.

2. Familiarity with Russian language and Russian area studies is helpful but not essential.

To apply, send resume and cover letter including salary history and salary requirements to Brooke Leonard (bleonard@nixoncenter.org).

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