Project Assistant [3722]

  • Permanent
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Applications have closed

Website Whitman Associates, Inc.

Innovative engineering and consulting firm seeks a permanent Project Assistant to provide technical and administrative support.


  • Assist with preparation of deliverables, such as proposals, reports, and presentations.
  • Handle internal correspondence by writing emails and memos.
  • Review correspondence, proposals, e-mails, presentations, reports, etc.
  • Collaborate with senior members regarding ongoing special projects.
  • Maintain strong communication with clients.
  • Support the project development process by assisting with invoices, collections, and reconciliation.
  • Assist in both the industry and event business development process.
  • Use internal databases to track and update relevant information.
  • Manage incoming visitors and answer and direct incoming phone calls appropriately.
  • Support administrative operations by overseeing schedules, assisting with travel logistics, and processing expense reports.


  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage pressure and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong management and leadership skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to changing situations.
  • Ability to retain information.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong proofreading skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications, Visio, Adobe Acrobat, and Photoshop.


  • College degree or prior experience in professional services industry.
  • Prior experience working in a consulting company preferred.
  • Previous legal experience.

Salary: $60,000 – 65,000 per year.

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