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Executive Assistant to the President & Executive Vice President


The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) mission is to develop courageous leaders inspired and equipped to protect and advance the ideas of individual liberty, personal responsibility, and economic freedom in their communities and throughout the world. TFAS offers transformational programs that teach the principles of limited government, free-market economics, and honorable leadership to students and young professionals in America and around the world. TFAS programs inspire these future leaders to make a difference in their communities and throughout the world by upholding the values essential to the preservation and success of a free society. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

About the Role

TFAS is looking for an Executive Assistant to provide high-level administrative support to the President and the Executive Vice President, ensuring that the organization’s leaders can accomplish key tasks efficiently. Responsibilities will include correspondence, scheduling meetings, handling travel arrangements, general administrative functions, and other duties as assigned. The Executive Assistant will communicate with various audiences, including donors, faculty, volunteers, and staff. This is a great opportunity to work closely with high-level executives and contribute to the overall efficiency of our organization.


  • Support the President in the areas of correspondence of all types, including emails, letters and calls
  • Handle travel arrangements, including scheduling meetings, flights, rental cars, and accommodations
  • Assist with the preparation of expense reports
  • Prepare donor communications of various kinds, including letters, proposals and emails, working closely with members of the Development Office
  • Organize meetings, including scheduling, sending reminders, and organizing caterers when necessary
  • Attend meetings when required with donors, staff and others
  • Maintenance of electronic files using the Salesforce database


  • Strong organizational skills to keep President and EVP on schedule and prioritize tasks in an efficient manner
  • Superior oral and verbal skills, including written communications and telephone calls
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with integrity
  • Time management and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to multitask
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to make sound decisions and solve problems 

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document:

  • Resume + Cover Letter should be submitted to Steve Slattery at sslattery [at] tfas.org.