Employment

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Position Available: Administrative Assistant
(7/2/2018, we are scheduling interviews and are no longer accepting applicants at this time)

Job Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Reports to: Membership Director
Salary Range: $20-$21/hour

Competitive Benefits Package includes Medical, Dental, Vision, and Retirement Plan 

Job Purpose
Supports the daily operation and staff of the Association and The Co-op Funeral Home by providing customer service to members, families and the general public, as well as undertaking administrative duties and volunteer coordination.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Front desk: act as the first point of contact for clients, families, and visitors. Greet them and make them feel comfortable, regardless of their emotional state
  • Phone service: answer phone calls for the Association, providing information and problem solving. When needed, direct to relevant staff members
  • Office management: handle incoming and outgoing mail, manage housekeeping, oversee proper inventory of office supplies and other equipment, and submit purchase requests to Business Manager
  • Work in collaboration with the business manager and membership director providing support to operational processes as needed including processing new membership applications and sending out new member packets weekly
  • Communicate with property manager for ongoing needs
  • Process weekly mailings to existing members as requested
  • Process monthly case logs from contracted funeral homes. Prepare survey mailings to families; compile surveys in Survey Monkey
  • Other duties as apply

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
The work is normally performed in an office environment, within regular office hours. Some occasional heavy lifting may be required

Qualifications

  • Strong customer service skills, patience, empathy, and ability to maintain composure across various situations;
  • Courteous, friendly, and calm demeanor;
  • Ability and desire to work in collaboration as part of a team, and offer practical and emotional support to team members;
  • Flexibility – ability to multi-task,  adapt to new situations and to solve problems as they emerge;
  • Background in office management and/or administrative support. Understanding of office-related work processes and ability to apply previous knowledge to current environment;
  • Knowledge of operating standard office equipment;
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, required;
  • CRM and database experience (Salesforce, Little Green Light, Raiser’s Edge) preferred;
  • Knowledge of regional geography desirable; and,
  • Notary preferred, or must be certified within 21 days of hire.

Supervisory responsibilities
None