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Do you love working on behalf of children, fostering their growth and development? Do you want a job that is challenging, gratifying, and allows you the opportunity to impact tens of thousands of youth each year? Focusing on our three Pillars of Student Success: Entrepreneurship, Work Readiness and Financial Literacy, JA staff enjoy a culture of mutual respect and co-worker camaraderie.

Executive Assistant

Junior Achievement of Chattanooga has an immediate opening for an Executive Assistant. The position is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Junior Achievement office, with major functions, but not limited to, all administrative, correspondence, and other general operational items involved with the office.

Title: Executive Assistant - Junior Achievement of Chattanooga, Inc.
Area: JA of Chattanooga
Reports to: President
Status: Full-Time, Hourly


Primary Responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities (Inclusive, but not Limited to):
• Answer incoming phone calls while maintaining a high level of customer service.
• Front Office Maintenance- greet visitors, receive and distribute mail, invoicing, remote deposits, credit card transactions, postage meter and prepare monthly investor reports
• Assists Program staff in maintaining database information on all programs and participants.
• Maintain investor database
• Coordinate Board & Committee meeting logistics and prepare/distribute materials
• Champion stewardship initiatives with investors
• Update Board Directories as needed
• Maintain schedule, logistics, and reminders for President
• Schedule Board Member/Investor visits with the President and prepare proposals
• Assist with major fundraising and education events, occasional outside of office hours
• Teach Junior Achievement program in a local classroom
• Other projects as required.

Qualifications (required)

Education / Experience:
• Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher and Outlook
• Knowledge of administrative/clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms and other office procedures
• Attention to detail and strong data entry skills
• Ability to coordinate tasks and deadlines with multiple departments
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain confidentiality
• Excellent oral and written communication skills

Application Process

Please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirement. Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is hired.

Email to: jachatt.info@ja.org
Subject Line: Executive Assistant
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