Hiring: Operations Coordinator

December 19, 2017

Our old operations coordinator moved on to an awesome new job in Hawaii (Who could blame him?). So we need to to replace him! Please read the below carefully.

War on the Rocks is looking for a full-time, reliable, and energetic operations coordinator. This person will work directly for the CEO to keep the business running smoothly in various areas, to include: general office administration; tracking of expenses, vendors, and bills; financial planning; human resources; relations with key business partners; basic technical services.

This job is Washington, DC-based and cannot be done remotely. It is not for someone who needs a predictable 9-5 schedule. The work environment is fast paced and imposes demands outside normal business hours, to sometime include weekends.

Compensation is competitive.

The business of War on the Rocks focuses on military and foreign affairs. Candidates with an interest in these issues are especially encouraged to apply, but should understand that the substance of this particular position is not focused on military and foreign affairs.

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Basic knowledge of business and financial principles.
  • Strong candidates will have served in administrative or management roles.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Basic IT skills (MS Office, etc). Experience with WordPress is desired.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to anticipate and prevent problems.
  • Basic knowledge of politics and world affairs.

To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to editor@warontherocks.com with “OPERATIONS COORDINATOR APP” in the subject line. Include an amusing story about yourself in the cover letter. The deadline to apply is January 4, 2018.