The Glover Park Group (GPG), a leading strategic communications and government affairs firm, is seeking an organized and detail-oriented junior professional to join the firm’s Research & Insight practice. This position is based in our Washington, D.C. office.

The role involves helping providing administrative and logistical support to our fast-growing team, and ensuring the smooth running of projects and delivery of survey and other research projects.


Responsibilities

Administrative Support

  • Perform administrative and clerical duties relevant to the division and projects
  • Generate and manage project and vendor forms for GPG clients and assist on contractual agreements and proposals
  • Maintain subscription accounts and vendor database
  • Assist and manage logistics of division meetings
  • Assist Managing Directors with scheduling, travel, and expense tracking

Team Finance Management

  • Assist Research team with projects as needed
  • Assist analysts with vendor pricing projects, bid solicitation, budgets and schedules
  • Track vendor costs, process vendor invoices, and manage vendor forms and contracts
  • Review and guide vendor invoices and process through accounting
  • Act as liaison between vendors and accounting services regarding payments
  • Generate and handle client invoice requests with accounting
  • Draft project calendars as needed
  • Track team’s time against projects
  • Participate in standing meetings with Director of Contracts and Finance team
  • Assist with monthly project budget tracking and other required client reporting

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Possess strong communication (written and verbal) and basic accounting skills
  • Possess Microsoft Office skills, MS Excel and MS PPT a must
  • Be client-service oriented
  • Be exceptionally detail-oriented with a keen eye for data, text and visual content
  • Have strong time management skills, with the ability to follow through on multiple projects with close attention to detail
  • Be proactive, juggle conflicting priorities and function well in a fast paced environment
  • Possess ability to adapt to new assignments and deadlines with an entrepreneurial spirit