417 5th Avenue
Independent Voting is a national strategy, communications and organizing center working to connect and empower the 44% of Americans who identify themselves as independents. Our mission is to develop a movement of independent voters, in partnership with Americans of all persuasions, to reform America’s political process, create unorthodox coalitions and use our democracy to develop our nation.
We are currently hiring a Part Time Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to the VP for National Development and the Executive Assistant to the President. The position is 28 hours per week between the hours of 10am-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday.
The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing clerical, secretarial, and general office duties including those of a confidential nature. Create PowerPoint presentations, conduct research and execute writing projects. Create promotional materials and coordinate distribution. Compose letters and correspondence. Perform general word processing, spreadsheet and data entry duties, utilizing intermediate-level functions. Assist with production of special events. Assist with office management, including ordering supplies and troubleshooting computer and equipment issues. This individual must possess a good knowledge of office procedures and the ability to identify and address operational problems. The AA is expected to exercise initiative and judgment and be able to work independently.
Experience and Education Required:
- 3 years relevant experience
- Strong word processing skills, including extensive experience with MS Word and Excel
- Familiarity with Constant Contact and ability to design promotional materials
- Filemaker Pro or other database experience required
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
- Strong written and verbal communications skills
- Ability to multi-task
- Wordpress and social media experience a plus
- Proofreading and editing skills a plus
- Experience in electoral politics or community organizing a plus
- Special event production a plus
- Bachelor degree a plus
Along with resume, please submit cover letter stating your qualifications and reason for applying for this position at Independent Voting Resumes will not be accepted without accompanying cover letter.
Minimum Education Required