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Business Development Associate - Administration

Company name

The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (MFA)

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Arlington, VA

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018
Practice Area
Other >> Other
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Business Development Associate - Administration The candidate provides the Chief Business Development Officer (CBDO) with a wide range of executive support. This role operates in a dynamic, results-driven, fast-paced environment with regular exposure to confidential data and situations requiring discretion, tact, diplomacy and good judgment. Serves as the primary point of contact on all administrative matters pertaining to the CBDO. He/she must be fully capable of working independently on projects, from conception to completion, and capable of working under pressure on a wide variety of activities. This will include administration, coordination, and project management duties, all requiring self-direction with frequent interaction with executive-level associates within and outside of the MFA. Manages an extremely active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for meetings. Plans, coordinates and ensures that the CBDO’s schedule is followed and respected. Communicates directly, and on behalf of the CBDO, with various internal and external stakeholders, when approved as a delegate. Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the office, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate courses of action, referral, and/or response. Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the CBDO’s office and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff. Serves as an effective project leader when called upon by CBDO. Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands- on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate CBDO’s ability to effectively lead and support the organization. Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures. Establishes and maintains critical files and follow-up systems. Rarely, but occasionally, available during overtime or weekend work as required for critical projects and travel emergencies. Catalogs proposals and confidential proposal components for use in developing new submissions. Developing PowerPoint presentations using content provided by the CBDO or colleagues. Providing editing support for document revisions and production support for proposals. Collaborating with colleagues to secure necessary financial and graphic support for various documents. Maintaining a registry of projects and other initiatives. Providing staff support for the CBDO related to work with senior management / cross-institutional committees (e.g. GWMFA/GWUH/GW Deal Team) and other initiatives (e.g. service line planning). A Bachelor’s degree is required. A major in business administration or human resources or paralegal services is preferred. Should have 7+ years of experience in administration with 5+ years directly supporting a senior executive is required.

Additional info

Requisition Number: 18-0063

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (MFA)
2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20037

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