Administrative Assistant

Job Type

Part Time




New York
United States


The National Maritime Historical Society is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant. Approximately 25 hours per week with flexibility in hours. Benefits include paid time-off.

Responsibilities include:

•             Supporting the president.

•             Drafting letters to trustees and members.

•             Preparing materials for meetings.

•             Taking minutes at Board Meetings.

•             Assisting with the Society's awards dinners and managing a master list.

•             Supporting conferences, seminars and other special events.

•             Organizing materials for national student competition.

•             Preparing posts and updating website & generating email blasts.

•             Additional duties as needed.

The ideal candidate for this position must:

•             Possess a Bachelor's Degree and 3 years’ experience is preferred. Candidates without a degree should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience.

•             Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook proficiency a must.

•             Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

•             Must be able to meet strict deadlines and multi-task.

•             Have exceptional organizational and time management skills.

•             Maintain a high level of attention to detail.

•             Have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a small office.

•             Flexible hours with some flexibility in work week as needed.

•             Must be a self-starter and team player who is both courteous and friendly.

This part time position is available immediately. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit a cover letter, resume,and salary requirements.


10 holidays per year, 401K, vacation, sick and personal days off.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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