DUHC Job Announcement: Admin Assistant


Administrative Assistant
12-15 hours per week, $10 per hour, some evenings & weekends

Are you passionate about working for social justice? Join our team!

Democracy Unlimited is currently seeking an extremely well-organized and detail-oriented individual to support all of our administrative functions.

Application deadline: February 18 or rolling until filled
Job begins: March 1 or ASAP thereafter

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Answering phones and directing incoming calls/messages to the appropriate party
• Maintaining electronic and hard copy file systems
• Managing incoming and outgoing communication on behalf of the director
• Managing calendars, including meeting schedules
• Monitoring and organizing follow-up and to-do lists
• Prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously
• Data entry, copying, scanning
• Scheduling/prepping the director for meetings (preparing/organizing background information)
• Volunteer coordination
• Event planning
• Preparation/assembly of project materials
• Updating Facebook, Twitter accounts
• Maintaining website
• Drafting and editing email newsletters
• Note taking
• Internet research as needed on diverse and eclectic topics
• Light bookkeeping
• Project oversight

The successful candidate will possess:
• Deep interest and support for the mission of Democracy Unlimited
• Excellent English oral and written communication, and command of grammar
• Strong interpersonal skills and the capacity to listen carefully
• Capacity to learn quickly, to work under pressure, to meet deadlines, to track multiple tasks simultaneously, and to see the “big picture”
• An interest in technological proficiency and experience in Microsoft Office, Facebook, Twitter, Google Calendar/Docs, email
• Comfort working on Macintosh computers
• At least 1-2 years experience in a similar position

Helpful but not required:
• Working knowledge of FileMaker Pro, Dreamweaver, and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop/InDesign desirable
• Spanish language skills
• Activism/organizing background
• Knowledge of Humboldt County

For the right person this position includes the potential to grow to include program, organizing, training, mentoring, supervision and/or facilitation responsibilities.

Please submit a detailed cover letter, resume, and three recent professional references to
info@duhc.org. Please write “Admin Job Application” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please no telephone calls or faxes.

Democracy Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer.


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