Job Vacancy--Administrative Secretary/Events Planner

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

Friends Meeting of Washington [fmw], of the Religious Society of Friends, located at 2111 Florida Avenue NW in Washington, DC, announces it is inviting applications for the position of “Administrative Secretary and Event Manager,” a full time exempt position.

The Administrative Secretary and Event Manager position is administrative and clerical in nature. It is a new position. The position was created by an fmw Staff Study Team after the retirement of its former Administrative Secretary in August 2012. The Staff Study Team conferred with the entire fmw community when it assessed the duties and responsibilities of the new position.

A statement of qualifications and a position description are attached for reference. On October 15, 2012 the fmw Search Committee will begin reviewing applications. The vacancy will remain open until it is filled.

fmw will accept electronic applications only. A resume, cover letter, and other information deemed relevant may be submitted beginning October 1, 2012 and must be sent to

Requests for further information or clarification may also be sent to the above email address after October 1, 2012.

Applicants who are selected for interviews will be asked to authorize in writing that fmw may conduct a criminal background check.

The Friends Meeting of Washington is a smoke-free workplace.

Friends Meeting of Washington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.† Qualified persons are encouraged to apply regardless of religious affiliation, race, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability.

To read the full job description, click here.

To read the list of qualifications, click here.

To apply for this position, send an email to