Washington Policy Center (WPC) is an independent, non-profit, public policy research organization headquartered in Seattle with offices in Olympia and Eastern Washington. WPC has a $3.1 million annual budget, staff and 20 and is one of the largest and most impactful state-based policy organizations in the country. With a focus on Washington state issues, through research, events, and extensive media outreach we promote sound public policy based on free-market solutions.
WPC improves the lives of the people of Washington by providing accurate, high-quality research for policymakers, the media and the public.
The executive assistant has an array of responsibilities under the direction of the President/CEO and WPC’s operations manager. This position will provide you with an opportunity to thrive in a public policy environment, network with key business and policy leaders in our state, and assist in helping implement the organization’s new, three-year strategic plan.
The executive assistant provides high-level administrative support to the President/CEO by assisting the president in administrative duties, such as preparing correspondence, scheduling meetings for executives and board committees, and working with the development team to capture meeting information. This is a key position as WPC implements its new, three-year strategic plan
This job operates in a professional office environment in Seattle and communicates with WPC’s three other offices around the state.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The work schedule may vary depending on business needs. Occasional overtime may also be required.
No overnight travel is expected for this position. There may be occasional local day travel and some evening events.