Administrative Assistant (Full Time)

June 24, 2019

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM), headquartered in Washington, DC, is seeking an Administrative Assistant.  ASM is part of one of science’s most exciting fields. ASM is looking for a bright, enthusiastic, energetic individual who is looking for a great opportunity. This position provides administrative support for the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Public Policy and Advocacy.   Duties to include but not limited to; managing extremely active calendars, assisting with special projects, reconciling monthly departmental credit card and travel statements, and providing logistical support.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4-5 years of experience supporting c-level executives preferred
  • Outstanding customer care skills, white-glove, high touch approach to internal and external audiences
  • Highly professional demeanor
  • Courteous and professional at all times 
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Can work effectively and efficiently on tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Capable of working independently with minimal supervision on a daily basis
  • Team player
  • Meeting planning experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to compose clear, correct, highly professional, and effective correspondence
  • Proofing and editing experience
  • Strong proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Intuitive
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, given he/she will have access to sensitive information
  • Quick and responsive; ability to meet deadlines
  • Minimal travel required
If you are ready for a real challenge and to make a real difference in science, apply for this unique position today.  Please submit salary requirements, cover letter and resume to EOE.