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Holiday Mailing Consultant



Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 28, 2023


Position at Ashoka

Tentative start date: As Soon as Possible

Timeline: October 2023 – mid-January 2024, including days around holidays:

· Wednesday, November 22th

· Friday, December 22rd

· Wednesday, December 27th

Primary responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

1. Acting as primary contact with printers and designers for holiday mailing materials

2. Working with the CEO on specifics of mailing materials

a. Update and confirm mailing recipients and categories

b. Edit drafts of holiday materials

3. Oversee mailing logistics of packages

4. Assisting Executive Assistant and Correspondence team with holiday mailing-related tasks

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Many of the skills that are needed in this role are soft skills. Many of them are listed below, but the project will require other skills that may come up.

· Detail-oriented, organized, and flexible.

· Intrapreneurial – able to innovate within an existing organization and get things done well in a new way

· Strong analytical skills and an ability to create systems

· High energy and calm manner – able to handle stressful situations and different personalities

· Able to read a situation and understand what different parties are looking for and blend them

· Able to anticipate what is going on and what could go wrong when planning and coordinating timelines/projects

· Able to thrive in multiple tasks but also understand how to prioritize projects

· Able to manage ambiguity and take initiative without directions

· Able to manage up and work with top executives, high-level contacts; cooperate with staff across different teams