• Schedule and manage all external and internal meetings of the President and CEO;
  • Coordinate domestic and international travel for the President and CEO;
  • Organize and consolidate briefing materials for meetings and public appearances;
  • Work proactively to ensure that meetings are well-prepared and on schedule;
  • Track internal projects and support the President and CEO in prioritization to ensure timely execution;
  • Draft, edit, and proofread all correspondence and preparatory materials;
  • Serve as CEO liaison between programs, external partners, and leadership;
  • Coordinate with the executive office and business development team on fundraising and board priorities. 


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred;
    Five years or more of relevant experience;
    Previous experience supporting senior executives; 
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to edit and to write quickly and clearly;
    Positive, flexible, get-it-done attitude;
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, often changing environment;
  • Ability to work independently and within a team across the organization;
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a time-sensitive environment;
  • Ability to handle sensitive information, meet deadlines, and maintain grace under pressure;
  • Willingness and ability to work on late evenings or weekends, as required. 

A successful candidate will:

  • Have an understanding of, and a commitment to, CEPA’s mission to transatlantic values and principles. 
  • Be highly organized and familiar with the functions of a public policy non-profit organization. 
  • Meet timelines and manage multiple projects simultaneously with utmost professionalism. 
  • Be able to work well independently, as well as be a key contributor in a highly dynamic team environment. 
  • Demonstrate discretion when working with confidential or proprietary information.
    Be flexible, creative, solution-oriented, and positive in approaching challenges and problems. 

CEPA offers exceptional benefits that include:

  • Competitive pay; 
  • Generous employer-subsidized health insurance; 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan; and 
  • Generous paid vacation leave, sick leave, personal leave, and holidays. 

Application Instructions: 

We invite qualified candidates to send a resume and cover letter to: Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. Position available immediately with a view to filling the post as soon as possible. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. 

 About CEPA: 

CEPA is a non-partisan 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering the transatlantic relationship. With its headquarters in Washington, D.C., and led by a new generation of leaders from both sides of the Atlantic, CEPA brings an innovative approach to the policy arena. The organization conducts cutting-edge analysis and facilitates timely debates to galvanize communities of influence while investing in the next generation of leaders to address present and future challenges to transatlantic values and principles. 

Equal Opportunity: 

 CEPA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic outlined by federal, state, or local laws. 

 This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including, but not limited to, hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, leave of absence, benefits, and internships. CEPA makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business necessity.