The Glover Park Group (GPG), a leading public affairs consulting firm, is seeking a sharp, organized and detail-oriented junior professional to join the firm’s Corporate Operations team. This position is based in our Washington, DC office.


Responsibilities

  • Serve as point person and work closely with divisional staff, clients and subcontractors to develop, review and finalize contract documents
  • Provide guidance to account teams in their completion of client and subcontractor onboarding processes
  • Maintain and manage contract milestones and relay billing details to VP of Contracts, Accounting and Finance in contract and billing management system
  • Prepare requested materials for meetings with clients as well as internal senior or divisional staff meetings
  • Distribute critical client information from contract documents to account teams to ensure that client projects are managed in accordance with contracts; create summary sheets (contract cheat sheets) for account teams if necessary
  • Work with Accounting to review monthly subcontractor/vendor fees for accuracy and compliance with contracts and GPG policy
  • Assist in training of divisional staff on internal systems and procedures as it relates to contracts and client and subcontractor onboarding

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, plus 2-3 years of relevant experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Strong communication and analytical skills and ability to synthesize data for audiences at all levels of the organization
  • Sound judgement, discretion and ability to appropriately handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Excellent customer service skills; client service-oriented, patient and instructional manner
  • Strong time management skills, with the ability to follow through on multiple projects and handle multiple tasks with meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to provide guidance and critical feedback to—and secure guidance from—senior professionals
  • Ability to take initiative, juggle conflicting priorities and function well in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-directed to take action and resolve issues