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Executive Assistant

Van Alen Institute seeks an experienced full-time Executive Assistant to become a core member of a mid-sized nonprofit and provide executive support. We are looking for an accomplished organizer who can keep a fast-paced management team, executive, and board calendars on track with an energetic and professional approach. The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience in managing an Executive calendar, is committed to the work of the Institute, which explores how design impacts our everyday lives, and is interested in a long-term position.



Van Alen Institute internships are an opportunity to get involved in a diverse range of activities across our design competitions, public programs, research, communications, development, and operations. Positions are part-time and based at the Institute’s office in Manhattan’s Flatiron neighborhood.



We’re currently seeking enthusiastic volunteers who are interested in helping our small staff to make Van Alen programs and events happen. Roles will be tailored according to volunteer’s interest, past experience, and strengths.