Administrative Assistant HR & Operations
Washington, DC Human Resources
Job Type

NRF is seeking a proactive, detail-oriented Administrative Assistant to support the human resources team by performing high-level, confidential, and complex administrative tasks.   The candidate will also serve as an administrative resource for the Accounting and IT departments.  The ideal candidate will be a motivated team player, curious problem-solver, and exceptionally organized go-getter.  Essential functions include:


  • Providing confidential administrative and special project support
  • Maintaining electronic and all other personnel documents
  • Supporting talent acquisition efforts, including scheduling interviews, coordinating prescreen, reference, and background checks
  • Providing front desk coverage and administrative and special project support for IT and Accounting 
  • Supporting new hire onboarding process; prepare, deliver and collect new hire materials, coordinate new hire orientation schedule and track initial onboarding requirements 
  • Providing excellent service to all NRF employees and serve as a trusted resource to the team
  • Maintaining HR system, including data entry, generating reports, conducting periodic auditing, and supporting the implementation of system enhancements
  • Coordinating schedules and logistics for meetings, trainings, and education sessions
  • Maintaining knowledge of HR policies and practices
  • Performing other duties as assigned

  • High school diploma with at two years of administrative support experience (up to one-year human resources experience desired
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate high integrity of discretion and confidentiality when engaging in any matter across the organization 
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint (experience with an HRIS preferred)
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with employees at all levels
  • Exceptional team player with a strong commitment to customer support excellence 
  • Ability to organize and effectively handle multiple and varied assignments
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, quality, and value
  • Ability to travel to support events as needed (up to 5%)