Coordinator, Oversight Project

Washington, DC
Full Time
Entry Level

Title:                          Coordinator, Oversight Project

Reports to:              Director, Oversight Project

Job Summary:           The Coordinator provides exceptional administrative and program support to the Oversight Project team by assisting with day-to-day operations, conducting research projects, and coordinating with other Heritage staff and external partners. The Oversight Project Coordinator is comfortable in a fast-paced environment, exercises sound judgement, coordinates multiple, time-sensitive projects/priorities, and is a well-organized, detail-oriented member of the team.  

Job Duties:

  • Manage Director and Chief Counsel's schedules, travel arrangements, meeting itineraries and briefing materials.
  • Organize the administrative materials for ongoing FOIA requests and lawsuits.
  • File and organize document productions within internal systems.
  • Organize and manage internal and external events, conferences, and meetings, including invitations, logistics, and accounting details. 
  • Provide research support for ongoing investigations.
  • Provide administrative support to Oversight Project team, including preparing activity and expense reports, procuring office supplies, maintaining department files, databases, and contact lists, routing correspondence, and carrying out special projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director and Chief Counsel.  



Education:             Bachelor’s degree required

Experience:            0 – 3 years of relevant experience, preferably Capitol Hill scheduling, staff assistant duties, or paralegal work

Communication:    Excellent communications, writing, and proofreading skills

Technology:           Microsoft Suite; database experience preferred

Other Requirements:           

  • Understand and support the Heritage mission and vision for America, and the department’s goals and objectives.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to recommend organizational improvements to superiors.
  • Ability to take direction and to work with others in a team.
  • Basic knowledge of policy issues and American government.
  • Discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality.

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