Jr. Travel Specialist

Macfadden, Now Part of PAE

About the organization

Macfadden is now part of PAE. Founded over 30 years ago, Macfadden has provided federal agencies with critical on-the-ground support to U.S. government humanitarian missions around the world as well as financial and IT system support. Through program management, human resources services, financial management systems support, information technology solutions, knowledge management, travel coordination and communications support, Macfadden enables effective U.S. government humanitarian response to international disasters. Macfadden’s workforce includes approximately 300 employees primarily located in the Washington, D.C. area.

Duties

Macfadden is seeking a Junior Travel Specialist supporting the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA). The Junior Travel Specialist will support the Food For Peace (FFP) Travel team, assisting with travel arrangements for FFP personnel.

Key Responsibilities:

Supports the Travel Team to ensure that all travel arrangements, documents and document processes are compliant for the client and corporate.
Provide clear communication to all customers on the travel process while maintaining a high standard of customer service.
Responsible for maintaining physical and virtual document filing systems.
Maintain lists and follow-up promptly to all actions, highly organized, close attention to detail, have excellent proofreading skills, and ability to multi-task.
Possess sound judgment and excellent interpersonal skills.

Additional responsibilities can be found on complete online application.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s Degree required.

Experience: 1-4 years of office experience and relevant experience.

Skills:

Position requires the ability to work in high pressure situations occasionally exceeding normal business hours.
Must have strong verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to work independently or in a team environment.
Proficient in Excel and other MS Office programs.
Excellent critical thinking and organizational skills
Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.
Detail-oriented.

U.S. Citizenship is required; selected candidate must be able to qualify for a government sponsored clearance.

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