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Administrative Assistant (Archstone Foundation)

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JOB TITLE: Administrative Assistant

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the Foundation, working directly with the Executive Assistant & Bookkeeper and Program team. The Administrative Assistant serves as initial contact for the Foundation and performs a variety of general clerical duties. S/he must be comfortable with computers, general office tasks, and excel at both verbal and written communication.

• General office duties such as filing, scanning and copying documents, and general correspondence;
• Monitors office supply inventory, orders office supplies, and other materials as necessary;
• Maintains the office reception area, kitchen/breakroom (purchasing and restocking supplies), board room, and workroom, including: copier/printer/fax machine;
• Processes requests for material, including: annual reports and publications;
• Answer telephones (screening and routing callers as appropriate) and greet visitors,
• Processes incoming, outgoing and overnight express mail;
• Orders Foundation business cards, letterhead and envelopes;
• Coordinates meeting and event logistics (hotel, flights, rental cars) for staff, presenters/speakers, and Board Members as requested;
• Coordinates catering, parking, and room set-up for all in-house meetings;
• Assists with logistics pertaining to offsite Board meetings, and special events;
• Updates the Calendar Year of Activities for staff meetings;
• Manages two Zoom meeting accounts and schedules meetings as needed;
• Assists with the coordination of on-site and off-site storage retrieval, transfer and tracking; and
• Completes other duties as assigned.

• Assists in processing check requests for monthly operating expenses, quarterly directors’ fees, and expense reimbursements for staff and Board members;
• Assists with the monthly credit card statements payment processing;
• Processes credit card receipts for staff pre and post travel as requested;
• Assists with bank deposit transactions;
• Copies/Scans monthly bank reconciliations for all bank accounts; and
• Assists with preparations leading to the Foundation’s monthly accountant’s visit.

• Supports Foundation’s grantmaking process, including logging in payment information, generating payment letters, binder assembly for Letter of Inquiry (LOI) staff review meetings, and maintaining filing systems;
• Assists with production, assembly, and shipping of Board and Committee meeting materials (including updating and printing of Binder cover sheets;
• Assist program staff with registration and travel for annual conferences; and
• Assists program staff with scheduling conference calls, site visits, and other various meetings.

• Responds to Foundation’s electronic inquiries initiated through the website;
• Updates and maintains the Foundation’s e-mail database;
• Assists Communications Officer with special communication projects as needed;
• Sets up for and schedules calls and meetings;
• Supports the Foundation with its social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) as needed;
• Attends monthly communications meetings; and
• Provides research support via internet.

QUALIFICATIONS: The individual shall have excellent administrative, organizational, confidentiality, written and oral communication skills. The individual shall also possess a strong work ethic, high energy level, be detail orientated and know how to work collegially as a member of a team.

• Two years of administrative support experience in multi-task, deadline-orientated environment, preferably in a non-profit or grantmaking organization;
• Proficiency in E-mail, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point; and Adobe Acrobat;
• Proficiency with multi-line phone system;
• Quickbooks, Salesforce, Twitter, and LinkedIn experience (preferred but not required);
• A solid understanding and ability to work with database programs/platforms;
• Proficiency in written and oral communication;
• Good interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with co-workers, prospective grantees, Board members, and the general public; and
• Ability to work under pressure.

• A.A. or equivalent experience.

The Administrative Assistant reports to the Foundation’s Executive Assistant & Bookkeeper.

Compensation: Based on experience and qualifications. Benefits include zero-premium individual medical, dental, long term disability insurance; 403b retirement plan with match; vacation, sick leave and holidays; parking and mileage.

Please submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail attention:

Connie Peña
Archstone Foundation
301 East Ocean Blvd
Suite 1850
Long Beach, CA 90802

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