Research Assistant—CEO Update

Research Assistant
CEO Update
Washington, D.C.

Position description:

Part time, 20 hours a week, $15 an hour

About CEO Update:

CEO Update is the most respected print and digital news source for information about executives and careers in the association sector.  The award-winning publication also produces analyses of salaries and association finances, and runs multiple association job boards.  CEO Update maintains a comprehensive database about associations through mining of public records and other sources.

CEO Update is seeking a part-time research assistant to work 20 hours a week in our Washington, D.C., office. The successful candidate will gain experience in marketing, writing and publishing, as well as taking on some administrative tasks. Good opportunity for student, recent graduate or free-lancer. Must be available 20 hours a week, four or five days a week. This is not a one-semester internship; CEO Update is seeking someone who expects to work through the summer and at least through the end of 2017.

Responsibilities include:

•Gathering information for news stories to be written by CEO Update reporters. Writing some basic pieces.
•Updating and managing information for website, social media job board and databases.
•Researching leads aimed at increasing circulation and advertising.
•Attending CEO Update events and marketing the publication to association executives.
•Assisting in administrative duties such as sorting mail, answering emails, and distributing copies of CEO Update.

Required skills:

•Ability to organize and manage projects, with great attention to detail and accuracy
•Proficiency with software for organizing and presenting data
•High level of competency in oral and written communication
•Ability to work independently, solve problems
•Positive attitude


The CEO Update office is conveniently located on 1990 M Street NW close to several Metro stops, including Dupont Circle, Farragut North and Foggy Bottom.


Please send cover letter and resume to Anita Sama—Editor-in-Chief,, 202-204-0057

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