Institute Assistant - Herndon, VA

Join this diverse and highly ethical organization and dedicated team at a well-known trade association in Herndon.  The Institute Assistant assists the Director by working with members, and staff in other institutes and departments, in accomplishing the goals and activities of the Institute.

Educational Requirements:  4-year degree or equivalent broad knowledge in specialized field.

 Previous Experience: 1-2 years


  • Assist with the Institutes communications with its members, including web page and newsletter

  • Assist in the development of membership plans, brochures, applications, and other items

  • Assist with committee management

  • Assist with outreach to local groups, including the organizations sections, branches & student chapters

  • Assist with conference and meeting planning

  • Assist with membership drives and track membership

  • Perform routine administrative duties, filing and database maintenance

  • Draft memos, simple routine letters, agendas, meeting minutes, etc.

  • Create and compose professional business letters, promo pieces, newsletter articles, etc.. Distribute to external customers representing the organization and/or any of its affiliates.

  • Answer central phone lines and respond to e-mail boxes correspondence

  • Travel may be required, but not more than once every 3-6 months

  • Physical Requirements: Handle/lift medium weight packages or equipment (FedEx/bundles of mail, reams of copy paper). Could necessitate sustained physical activities such as continual bending/stooping; using computer keyboard, typewriter, adding machine, other office equipment.

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We look forward to hearing from you.

elise ambrose