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Summer Events Assistant with Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Date inactive: 2/28/2013

Employer Name: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Employer Description: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private, independent foundation established by Jack Kent Cooke to help exceptionally promising students reach their full potential through education. Launched in 2000, the Foundation focuses in particular on students with financial need. The Foundation's scholarship and direct service programs support the education of approximately 650 remarkable students each year, while our grantmaking allows thousands more to engage in challenging educational experiences.

Website: www.jkcf.org

Job Title: Summer Events Assistant

Job Responsibilities:
§ Assist with planning logistics for two residential summer program including communication with Scholars & parents, travel arrangements, & program material development
§ Provide on-site support during events (June 26-30 & July 31-August 4)
§ Communicate effectively with JKCF events and programs staff, and as necessary with Scholars and their families
§ Accurately complete general office tasks prior to and after summer events
§ Support Program Manager of Scholar Programming and Events Associate in administrative job functions

§ Strong written and oral communication skills
§ Ability to work effectively in a team and independently
§ Strong attention to detail & organizational skills
§ Some understanding of data entry
§ High school diploma and course work towards an associates, bachelors, or masters degree
§ Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and typical office equipment
§ Access to personal transportation/housing


Job Location: Lansdowne, VA

How To Apply: Forward cover letter and resume to bburgess@jkcf.org

What Major: All majors

Senior: Yes

Junior: Yes

Sophomore: Yes

Graduate Student: Yes