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Executive Assistant
Ref No.: 19-00074
Location: Arlington, Virginia
AboutWeb is seeking an Executive Assistant to support our client in Arlington, VA. This position requires an active Secret clearance.


Serve as an Executive Assistant directly supporting the Office Director and Deputy Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Biological Technologies Office (BTO). The role includes a variety of administrative and programmatic tasks supporting SES-level DARPA staff to include complex calendar management and scheduling, managing many and often competing priorities, helping to coordinate certain office tasks/suspenses, and inter/intra-agency coordination. Candidates should be able to plan, organize, and prioritize workload and job assignments yet have the ability to respond to changes in work load prioritization and/or office needs with minimal notice. Discretion, strong spelling and grammar skills, attention to detail, and ability to organize last minute and often high-profile tasks is a must.
  • U.S. citizenship with active SECRET security clearance is REQUIRED
  • Very organized, highly self-motivated, and adept at multi-tasking
  • Experience with financial or compliance auditing
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (esp. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Possession of excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Possession of excellent written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent documentation skills
  • Relocation to the Washington, DC area