Mission Statement: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Purpose: The Administrative Assistant will support the department’s day to day operations with personalized secretarial and administrative support in a well-organized and timely manner. You will work on a one-to-one basis on a variety of tasks related to executive’s working life and communication.
Summary: Support consists of a broad range of administrative duties including, but not limited to, planning and organizing meetings; coordinating travel arrangements; coordinating multiple calendars; typing correspondence, memos, forms, reports, and meeting minutes; gives information to callers; takes dictation; relieves directors of clerical work and minor administrative and business detail; preparing presentations; and, coordination and training of other administrative support staff.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Qualifications: Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of experience with superior computer, communication and grammatical skills, be proactive, keep confidential information when necessary, interact professionally with staff at all levels, be able to problem solve and maintain a respectful and personable presence. Must be detail oriented.
Education/Experience: Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of experience and a High School degree. Experience as a personal assistant a plus.
Computer Skills: Excellent knowledge of MS Office and experience with database management software.
From time to time duties and responsibilities that are not outlined in this job description may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of the Executive Director of Development