Administrative Assistant

  • Washington, DC
  • Full-time

Company Description

JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, policy influence and a working plan to bring life-changing therapies from the lab to the community. As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF has invested nearly $2B in research over the past 45 years and is sponsoring scientific research in 17 countries worldwide.

Job Description


Assist the health policy team, regulatory and other government relations staff, as necessary, in managing the health policy and regulatory agendas through administrative and other project support. 

  • Understand JDRF vision, mission, and values as well as Advocacy and health policy department activities, operations, policies, and procedures. 


  • Assist in scheduling and coordinating health policy and regulatory meetings, webexes, conference calls and special events.
  • Attend and take notes at health policy and regulatory meetings/calls for the purpose of developing “to do” lists for the attendees and then distribute those task lists to meeting/call attendee
  •  Assist with development and formatting of PowerPoint presentations for health policy and regulatory presentations.
  • Respond to inquiries and requests from JDRF volunteers, and JDRF staff and direct the persons asking for assistance to the correct internal resource.
  • Maintain filing systems of key documents
  • Ensure that the confidentiality and security of all information under his/her supervision is maintained.
  • Assist in arranging travel as needed.
  •  Perform other duties related to clerical and administrative assignments as assigned by his/her supervisor.



  •  A team player that has the ability to interface with all levels of JDRF staff and volunteers and external partners.  Must develop and maintain relationships.
  •  Highly efficient in time management.  Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge of administrative tasks including coordination of people and resources, project planning, and resource allocation.
  •  Excellent written, oral, and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.  Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint desired.
  • Active listening and problem solving skills.
  • 1+ years of office experience preferred.


College Degree preferred.


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.