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Part-time Event Assistant

Date: Feb 1, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


The Event Assistant will assist with a portfolio of strategic, high-level events, many hosted by the President of American University, designed to advance the university’s philanthropic goals. 

The Event Assistant will report directly to the Assistant Director, Special Events.   


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • 20-27-Nonexempt

Salary Range

  • $18.00 - $25.00/hr

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience
  • Proven record of creation and execution of high-level donor events
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent writing, oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills
  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Successful candidate must be energetic self-starter, can set priorities, and work independently

Preferred Education and Experience

  • The successful candidate will understand higher education and a commitment to the values and role of a private, liberal arts university
  • Familiarity with fundraising systems and strong command of MS Office Suite of products


Other Duties

  • Fields general donor relations inquiries made to the Office of Development, perform other administrative duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Special Events Stewardship and Donor Relations or in fulfillment of the objectives of the Donor Relations and Advancement Communications Team


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Contact Us:

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American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

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