Administrative Specialist – A Wider Circle – Silver Spring, MD

The movement is growing, and we need you to help organize it! As the number of community members, donors, and other partners wishing to be engaged in the movement to end poverty is increasing, so are the needs for a strong foundation of administrative support. The Administrative Specialist will support all aspects of the office and daily operations, to include phone support and data input/management. A Wider Circle now receives more than 500 phone calls per day and the administrative team fields and directs those calls with the highest level of compassion. The top candidate will demonstrate a genuine commitment and a sense of urgency for our mission, in addition to the commitment to providing fundamental support to A Wider Circle’s daily operations.


Assist in daily operational activities, including answering office phones, directing calls, and filing documents

Work closely with sensitive donor data by way of careful data entry

Act as the first point-of-contact for callers – from those seeking help to those seeking to contribute to the movement – with the highest level of professionalism and compassion


A passion and demonstrated commitment to the movement to end poverty

Excellent organizational, writing, and communication skills

Strong administrative background and ability to handle daily operations with maturity and professionalism

Strong attention to detail

Dedication to careful and efficient data entry

Ability to adapt to a fast-paced work environment

Enthusiasm for providing fundamental support to several dynamic teams here

Experience working with databases preferred but not required

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to

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