Admin & HR Associate

About Trout Unlimited

Trout Unlimited is a national organization with about 300,000 members and supporters organized into over 400 chapters and councils nationwide. These dedicated grassroots volunteers are matched by a respected staff of organizers, lawyers, policy experts, and scientists, who work out of more than 40 offices across the country. Our mission is to conserve, protect, and restore North America's cold-water fisheries and their watersheds.

Position Summary

The Admin & HR Associate will report directly to the Executive Vice President and will be responsible for providing general administrative support and assisting in the day-to-day operations of the HR department. The position is based in Arlington, Virginia at Trout Unlimited's national office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the onboarding of new staff across the country as well as offboarding terminated employees.
  • Assist with developing and editing HR communications including organizational announcements, presentations, policies, forms, training material, job descriptions, etc.
  • Assist with creating and maintaining latest revisions of HR forms and policies, including updating SharePoint/Office 365 information as needed.
  • Assist with the organization's training program including scheduling, set-up, attendance, and evaluations.
  • Assist the HR team with process improvement and other important projects.
  • Work with HR to issue certificates of insurance for various activities and locations of the organization.
  • Act as national office point of contact for staff inquiries, including answering questions as able, and referring other questions or concerns to appropriate resources as needed.
  • Post jobs on various job boards and assist with interview scheduling as needed.
  • Process all incoming and outgoing mail, and ship packages for Admin, HR, Finance, & IT departments as needed.
  • Process invoices pertaining to the national office including ensuring proper coding of expenses.
  • Assist with inventory management, including coordinating with IT the replacement of staff laptops and managing all employee cell phones on the corporate phone plan.
  • Schedule meetings and conference calls and manage use of/setup meeting rooms.
  • Maintain national office equipment such as printers and photocopiers.
  • Act as point of contact for national office vendors, including management of building security/access.
  • Assist with facilities management such as daily up-keep of kitchen and office supplies.
  • Assist as needed with planning and executing office and organizational events, including catering when required.
  • Work with building management to address office issues/maintenance requests, as needed.

This is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities.


  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 4 years of office experience required; knowledge of Human Resources a plus.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Self–starter, able to produce results with minimal supervision.
  • Experience developing and editing content in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required; experience with Office 365 a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.
  • Ability to communicate to staff at all levels with tact and diplomacy.
  • Adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify issues and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both written and orally.
  • Ability to effectively read and interpret information, present data in a resourceful manner, and skillfully gather and analyze information.
  • Must be dependable and able to follow instructions, respond to management direction, and improve performance through feedback.

How to Apply

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Vivie Yen at No phone calls please. Open until filled.

Please fill out this voluntary form and submit it as an attachment to this email address.

TU is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer pursuant to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act & Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistant Act.

TU hires staff without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.


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