Friday, December 16, 2016

Special Assistant To The President, the Harwood Institute, for December or Recent Grad

The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation currently seeks an individual who can provide multi-faceted, comprehensive support to the president and founder of the organization. This is an excellent position for an ambitious person who wishes to deepen his or her knowledge of leading innovative, entrepreneurial organizations with public-spirited missions.

Job areas:
  • Produce research and strategies for funding opportunities with major corporations, national and regional foundations and individuals
  • Manage key stakeholder and partner relationships on behalf of the CEO
  • Conduct strategic outreach to key audiences and groups for CEO speaking engagements; cultivate speakers bureau; negotiate all speech requests and CEO positioning
  • Develop new proposals and budgets; manage multi-partner project designs
  • Track business development efforts with international partners in Australia, Canada and other emerging markets
  • Provide strategic background materials for meetings, trips, articles and interviews
  • Manage CEO schedule and commitments

The ideal candidate will be:
  • An excellent writer and have samples to share
  • Naturally assertive and outgoing
  • An overachiever with a proven track record
  • A self-starter
  • Ambitious
  • Highly organized
  • A college graduate

This is a full-time position with benefits, based at the Institute’s office in Bethesda, MD within close proximity to the Bethesda Metro station. Apply here.