The American Foreign Service Association is recruiting an individual with strong understanding of the Foreign Service to serve as Executive Assistant to the President in its office in Washington, DC.
Applications will be accepted until July 12, 2019.
The American Foreign Service Association (AFSA), created in 1924, is the professional association for the U.S. Foreign Service. AFSA’s 16,500 members include active and retired Foreign Service officers and specialists primarily at the Department of State as well as at the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Foreign Agricultural Service, the Foreign Commercial Service, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, and the U.S. Agency for Global Media.
To assist the President in day to day activities, qualified candidates will:
Manage the flow of all information coming from external contacts to the President
Draft the monthly President’s report to the Governing Board and Board Agenda
Assist the President as needed with drafting the Foreign Service Journal monthly column
Oversee Forward Job Plan process for President’s direct reports
Ensure the President is properly staffed by team members
Conduct daily 1-1 check-ins with the President to review action items and next day prep
Manage all aspects of the President’s schedule and travel
Assist with timekeeping of the President’s direct reports
Prepare the Governing Board agenda and meeting minutes and get approval from the minutes approval committee
Please e-mail a detailed cover letter that explains why you are interested in and qualified for this position and your resume, along with a brief writing sample, to email@example.com.
AFSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About American Foreign Service Association
The American Foreign Service Association (AFSA), established in 1924, is the professional association and labor union of the United States Foreign Service. With nearly 17,000 dues-paying members, AFSA represents more than 32,000 active and retired Foreign Service employees of the Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), Foreign Commercial Service (FCS), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), and Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).