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Executive Assistant

Working America, community affiliate of the AFL-CIO, is the fastest growing organization for working people in the country.  With more than three million members, Working America recruits and mobilizes people who do not have a union on the job in support of working families' issues.

Our ideal candidate will have:


  • A strong commitment to creating a better life for working people
  • Experience managing confidential information
  • Ability to work with competing, tight deadlines
  • Experience with scheduling 


Reports to: Executive Director

The Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the Executive Director including workflow and scheduling, office activity coordination, preparation of reports and other correspondence. In addition, the Executive Assistant will engage with senior management, affiliates, and stakeholders to meet organizational goals, and will serve as the primary liaison to the Board of Directors to coordinate interactions between the organization and the Board. The position requires maintaining confidentiality on labor relation matters, personnel matters and organization-wide plans and communications.

The ideal candidate will be organized and have extraordinary attention to detail, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to prioritize and meet competing deadlines. They will be a problem solver with good political judgment who can manage confidential and sensitive information in a discreet manner. This is a 2-year position with potential for longer service.


  • Washington, DC

Position Type

  • Full-time/Regular
  • FLSA classification: Exempt

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