Pending Award **
EverWatch Corporation is in search of a Executive and Research Assistant, J/TIP in Washington D.C. for Department of State.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Performs a variety of administrative and technical duties to assist the Deputy Directors in their mission and activities.
• Schedules (or reschedules) meetings, appointments, and conferences in accordance with the Deputy Directors’ instructions.
• Receives senior government officials, high-ranking personnel, visitors and phone calls from the private, public and non-profit sectors.
• Serves in a liaison and information gathering capacity between the Deputy Directors and J/TIP staff and other personnel, both in the Department and in other agencies.
• Prepares or ensures that briefing books and other materials are ready for the Deputy Directors’ meetings.
• Receives, reads, and prepares all out-going and incoming correspondence for accuracy.
• Makes travel arrangements based on travel intentions. Schedules transportation and hotel/government quarters reservations in a timely manner. Effectively deals with security issues. Accurately prepares travel orders and travel vouchers.
• Establishes and maintains the Deputy Directors’ office records of various types that may be needed or will assist in the efficient operation of the office.
• Writes and edits the weekly J/TIP Report to the Under Secretary of Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights based on inputs from other J/TIP teams and the Front Office.
• Prepares documents including briefing check lists for principals, letters, reports, media notes, and op-eds.
• Manages the J/TIP database, which involves maintaining contacts, gathering new contacts, and quality control.
• Sends periodic messages and announcements for the Ambassador and/or Office through e-blasts to database contacts.
• Conducts research on human trafficking issues in countries around the world and relevant governments’ effort to confront it as well as in special issues that affect multiple countries or regions, such as human trafficking in the fishing, agricultural, logging, or mining sectors. This may require Internet-based research, as well as outreach to other bureaus or offices within the DOS, interagency, U.S. embassies, foreign embassies, NGOs, international organizations, academic institutions, media outlets, labor unions, and religious organizations.
• Analyzes collected information and compile findings into a variety of well-written products for both internal J/TIP use and external dissemination.
• As needed, compiles reports on new trafficking policies being supported across the interagency and/or in Congress, to include tracking new legislative initiatives and liaising with the Public Engagement team to ensure the Deputy Directors remains abreast of new developments.
• Provides oral and written briefings on findings to J/TIP Deputy Directors and other senior-level staff and others within the Department of State as required.
• Performs special projects and other related duties as necessary.
• U.S. Citizenship.
• Three to five (3 – 5) years of demonstrated professional experience.
• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in foreign relations or related subject.
• Must have active secret clearance
• Demonstrated strong analytical, writing, oral communication, and organizational skills.
• Demonstrated ability to think critically, write succinctly, manage multiple projects and deadlines, and work both independently and in a team environment.
• Demonstrated experience with advanced functions in Excel or statistical software (e.g. R and R Studio) is a plus, but not required