Meridian Solutions is a social impact communications firm based in Washington, DC. We are a mission-driven team of story-tellers, activists, and organizers grounded in the framework of intersectionality. We offer a wide range of services including strategic planning, branding and marketing, campaign planning and management, organizing and advocacy training, meeting facilitation, event planning, racial equity training, and project management.
We are looking for a dynamic, detail-oriented operations associate to help manage projects, coordinate the day-to-day operations of the office, and generally help keep the trains running. The Operations Associate will report to the Senior Strategist. We will need someone who can ensure that the staff has what they need to execute their work, and that the office is organized and maintained. This is all in the service of progressive, social justice-minded organizations and causes. Women of color and LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage the CEO’s schedule.
Maintain and organize office, including creating systems of organization, manage office utilities, and organize online files and archives.
Assist the CEO and Senior Strategist by monitoring incoming email, scheduling meetings, and booking travel.
Manage and distribute client invoices wherever necessary.
Responsible for all note-taking at client events and team meetings.
Plan logistics for meetings with clients and other business matters.
Managing the company’s general email inbox and being sure the CEO and senior strategist is aware of any new correspondence.
Other administrative duties as assigned.
PERSONAL QUALITIES AND ATTRIBUTES
At least 1 year of experience in the areas of administrative support and/or office management.
Organized and detail-oriented
Open to collaboration, can work in a team, both as an active participant as well as secondary help
Strong written and oral communication skills
A passion for social justice, intersectionality, and race and gender equity
Experience with administrative support either in an agency or independent consulting setting a plus but not required
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
An annual salary within the range of $40,000-45,000 plus full health insurance following 60 days of employment.
Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the words “Operations Associate” in the subject line.
Meridian Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Meridian Solutions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Meridian Solutions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.