Administrative Assistant

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Mar 12

Position description

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is seeking a dynamic Administrative Assistant to support its Vice President – Operations in managing a global nonprofit organization. ICNL works with governments and civil society organizations to protect civil society and fundamental freedoms in over 100 countries. The full-time Administrative Assistant will provide day-to-day support to its global operations. Illustrative duties include:  

  • Support institutional strengthening initiatives, such as deploying a Sharepoint knowledge management system;
  • Organize company events such as staff retreats;
  • Support organizational policy development and implementation;
  • Assist in recruitment and orientation of new employees;
  • Serve as a liaison between ICNL’s IT provider and staff;
  • Assist in writing and editing reports for internal and external audiences;  
  • Support procurement, grant management and compliance across the organization;
  • Provide support in working with vendors and general office management.



  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Superior administrative and organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • At least one year of work experience;
  • Excellent English writing and communication skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

Preferred candidates will have:

  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations in the field of human rights and international development;
  • Event organizing experience;
  • Project management experience;
  • Experience in program development, budgeting, and monitoring and evaluation.

Application instructions

The Administrative Assistant must possess legal authorization to work in the United States. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Please send a cover letter and a CV to [email protected] The subject line should state "Administrative Assistant". Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please. ICNL is an equal opportunity employer. 

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