Job Opening Announcement – Washington D.C Office

March 30, 2016

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, a nonprofit that promotes understanding and cooperation between the United States and Asia, seeks a fulltime program assistant/office manager for its Washington, D.C. office. The program assistant/office manager will have responsibilities in four areas: office operations, website management/outreach, program/executive support, and support for the Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program.


Office Operations

•  Maintain office equipment and supplies

•  Manage vendor relationships

•  Oversee all aspects of IT systems (including hardware, software, and basic support for Foundation staff)

•  Oversee D.C. office finances and serve as liaison with Montana-based financial director

Website Management/Outreach

•  Update and maintain Foundation website (using WordPress)

•  Manage website upgrades

•  Use iContact to distribute Foundation newsletter, announcements, and invitations

•  Update and manage office database

Program/Executive Support

•  Provide administrative support for Foundation exchanges and dialogues, including scheduling, logistics, travel arrangements, and program promotion

•  Assist President and Vice President with administrative tasks, scheduling, and outreach activities

Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program

•  Assist Associate Director of Programs with day-to-day operations of Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program

Competitive candidates will have a degree in Asian Studies, International Relations, or a related field with two or three years of work experience. Japanese language ability strongly preferred. Computer skills and strong written and communication skills are essential. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. U.S. citizenship or current work visa is required. Position is contingent on continued funding. Send a resume and cover letter to

Application deadline: April 6, 2016

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