Strategic Alliances Assistant

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM), headquartered in Washington, DC, is seeking a full-time Assistant in the Strategic Alliances department. The incumbent will be responsible for administrative functions in the department, maintaining the customer relationship management (CRM) platform, planning and execution of events at the annual meeting, and will serve as primary liaison to accounting for routine tasks.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2-3 years office experience
  • Experience with budgets and invoicing
  • Reliable with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Quick and responsive
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Proofing and editing experience
  • Database management experience
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel
  • Travel required (up to 5%)

Please submit salary requirements, cover letter and resume to: ASM, Attn: HR, 1752 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 or email to EOE.