Job Description: SummaryThe Coordinator, Education serves to provide departmental support and provides administrative and programmatic support directly to the Education Department VPs. The Coordinator assists in the development of presentation materials, background research, monthly and quarterly reports, and other activities in support of different groups within the Education team. The Coordinator plans internal meetings, events, and associated travel, payments to outside vendors, and related follow-up across a diverse group of staff, Fellows, and Grantees, and with key internal departments.
Reporting to the VP, Education Programs and VP, Strategy and Operations, the Coordinator will fill a critical role within the Education team.
S/he will be detail-oriented, meticulous, a team player, and possess independent problem-solving ability.
Minimum Education Required
Bachelor's degree preferred
Minimum Years and Type of Experience
Candidate should have 2+ years work experience supporting programs or process management role.
Knowledge and Skills Required
The successful candidate will have experience managing databases and creating presentations in both PowerPoint and Keynote. Good computer skills across suite of office computer programs including Microsoft Word and Excel and Keynote/PowerPoint, and experience conducting online, library and archival research.
A familiarity with the education space and content development.
Excellent oral and written communications skills, excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail and the ability to capture and synthesize information effectively.
Creative thinking, responsive problem-solving, and positive attitude,
Flexibility, attention to detail, and proactive demeanor.
Ability to be a self-starter, operate independently, multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated interest in the priority areas of the National Geographic Society.
Responsibility percentages may vary depending on business needs.
National Geographic's headquarters is located in the heart of Washington, D.C. In addition to a unique and dynamic work environment, National Geographic offers its employees a comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental benefits, generous vacation and leave time, a 401(k) plan, and flexible work options. National Geographic is an Equal Opportunity Employer