HELP WANTED — PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Independent Association of Publishers’ Employees
The NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America Local 1096
Administrative Assistant (part-time)
Based in Plainsboro, NJ
The Independent Association of Publishers’ Employees (IAPE), a labor union representing more than 1,200 employees of Dow Jones & Company around the United States and in Canada, requires a part-time administrative assistant to work in our Plainsboro Township office on a one-year contract.
IAPE is seeking an organized individual to handle the union's administrative tasks and support its two-person staff as we prepare for contract negotiations next year. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently are musts.
Salary: $25.00 per hour.
Duties will include
Managing email flow from Union’s general email account (i.e. sending email blasts, redirecting inquiries, answering simple questions, escalating member queries/questions)
Answering, directing phone calls, taking messages
Handling and sorting mail, accepting and sending packages
Managing Google Calendar, scheduling conference calls, taking notes during board meetings
Data entry/help with member management; filing, digital record keeping and maintaining/organizing board’s cloud drive
Helping organize, track results from member surveys conducted through Google Form
Some expense management, reimbursement tracking
Assist with planning, organizing semi-annual board meetings
Excellent skills in the areas of organization, attention to detail, time management, ability to manage multiple tasks, define and set priorities and problem solve are required. We are looking for a self-starter who can take the lead on bringing efficiency to the union’s administrative functions.
Experience/ability to work with sensitive and confidential member information is a must.
Interpersonal skills including communication and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Strong computer skills (Especially G Suite, spreadsheets and electronic filing)
Helpful but not required: previous work experience with a labor union or non-profit.
To apply, please email resume with cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org