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Operations/Executive Assistant

Somerville, MA

Do you have a nearly compulsive attention to detail, a knack for multi-tasking, and an ability to create organization in your wake? Do you genuinely enjoy helping people solve problems?  If so, we would love to talk to you about joining NGP VAN.

NGP VAN counts thousands of campaigns and organizations among our clients, including all the national Democratic committees, thousands of Democratic campaigns, and hundreds of labor unions, progressive and non-partisan PACs, and other organizations. We’re committed to crafting the next generation of integrated campaign technology, so our clients have the edge they need to win.

The Operations/Executive Assistant is an integral part of the Somerville office.  The right candidate will have a strong sense of responsibility, will keep the office running smoothly and efficiently, and will help make NGP VAN a fun place to work.

This is a part-time position with a fast-growing company that will provide valuable experience. Our excellent network of staff and alumni are experts in their fields and we prefer to promote from within, whenever possible.

Responsibilities   

  • Office and Staff Support: Ensure common areas are organized, assist with meeting and event planning, manage office supplies, coordinate travel arrangements 
  • Bring the “heart” to the office by planning monthly birthday celebrations, keeping the office stocked with snacks, and dreaming up fun staff events 
  • Human Resources Support: Implement and monitor personnel policies and benefits for Somerville staff
  • Other requests as needed

Required Knowledge and Abilities

  • Demonstrated interest in Democratic campaigns and politics
  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Proven ability to organize, prioritize and complete multiple types of administrative tasks; strong attention to detail and accuracy; persistent follow-through skills
  • Must be able to take initiative and work independently with guidance, but limited supervision; willing to think out-of-the-box and contribute ideas to assist in process improvement
  • Strong computer/Internet skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel.

NGP VAN has a fun and relaxed company culture.  NGP VAN takes pride in being a progressive and open-minded workplace. 

NGP VAN believes a diverse, inclusive staff makes us a stronger company and better partner for our clients.  We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientation or gender identities, marital status, religions, and disabilities.  Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

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