The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) is seeking a new team member to join its Operations team as Executive Administrator who is passionate about American agriculture. The candidate will be able to build relationships and collaborate with leaders from state departments of agriculture from all 50 states and four U.S. territories, government entities, and major agricultural corporations.
NASDA employees earn a competitive salary and enjoy an excellent work culture at an organization with exceptional perks, including a flexible schedule and an incredible mission.
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture is a nonpartisan, nonprofit association representing the elected and appointed commissioners, secretaries, and directors of the state departments of agriculture. NASDA grows and enhances American agriculture through policy, partnerships, and public engagement.
We recognize that to achieve our goals, we need employees who are as passionate about agriculture as we are. We strive to create a positive work environment that our employees can be proud of and where they can build their careers.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The essential functions include but are not limited to:
Manage scheduling and correspondence for the CEO
Coordinate special invitations received by the NASDA office for staff
Develop and send Thank You letters for NASDA events from the CEO
Assist with regular partner communications from the CEO
Manage weekly expense reporting for the CEO
Coordinate maintenance requests with the building
Serve as backup support for IT troubleshooting
Lead NASDA in-office hospitality efforts (greet guests, order staff meals, coordinate
staff celebrations, order bereavement flowers, etc)
Lead NASDA contact management using Microsoft Dynamics 365 and nasda.org
All other duties as assigned
Coordinator, Executive Administrator (1+ years of experience)
Bachelor’s degree required.
1-2 years of experience working in an administrative support role
An understanding of agriculture and NASDA is preferred
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Exceptional critical thinking skills. Ability to exercise sound judgment and resolve problems
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Strong presentations skills
Superior interpersonal and relationship-building skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively across all levels of an organization
High level of independence in day-to-day tasks
Self-motivated as well as a team player
Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented work environment
Willing to learn new duties and technology-related skills as required
This full-time, exempt position works at NASDA headquarters at 4350 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA, two blocks from the Ballston Metro Station (orange and silver lines). We offer a hybrid work schedule, with three days in the office and two days working from home.
•PTO for vacation, sick leave, and volunteer hours •Tuition reimbursement •Professional development •401k – 100% match up to 4% •100% employer-paid health insurance We understand your time is valuable, so we have a rapid and easy application process. Please complete our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application and attach your cover letter and resume to your application. Applications without a cover letter and resume will not be considered. We look forward to meeting you!
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