Now in its second century, Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in bird conservation on a hemispheric scale through science, policy, education and on-the-ground conservation action. By mobilizing and aligning its network of Chapters, Centers, State and Important Bird Area programs in the four major migratory flyways in the Americas, the organization will bring the full power of Audubon to bear on protecting common and threatened bird species and the critical habitat they need to survive. And as part of BirdLife International, Audubon will join people in over 100 in-country organizations all working to protect a network of Important Bird Areas around the world, leveraging the impact of actions they take at a local level. What defines Audubon’s unique value is a powerful grassroots network of approximately 450 local chapters, 120 campus chapters, 17 state and regional offices, 34 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 50 states, and 700 staff across the country.
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The Executive Assistant is primarily responsible for providing executive level support to the Senior Vice President, States (SVP) and the Flyway Vice Presidents, as needed. The Executive Assistant will support the Field Leadership Team in three key areas: administrative support, project management, research, and meeting management. The ideal candidate will possess strong judgment, prioritization and organizational skills and can drive tasks/projects to completion under limited supervision and as part of a team. This position requires great attention to detail and organization of many ongoing tasks to be coordinated simultaneously. The Executive Assistant must be able remain calm under pressure, meet deadlines and be courteous and prompt in response to others making requests of the SVP.
**Interested candidates must submit a cover letter when applying to this position. Candidates without cover letter submission will not be considered.