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First Presbyterian Church

Administrative Assistant for Mission Outreach

First Presbyterian Church
Berkeley, California, United States

Date Posted: 07/09/2008
Categories: Secretarial/Office
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
Administrative Assistant for Mission Outreach
Non-exempt, 24 hours/week, benefits
First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley

Purpose: The primary purpose of this position is to provide administrative support for the Associate Pastor and program staff of the Mission Outreach Department

Primary Responsibilities

• Maintain pastor’s calendar; screen mail and phone calls as requested
• Produce and distribute monthly electronic newsletter
• Maintain mission partner and event registrant databases
• Support international and local work teams, including financial tracking and travel arrangements
• Publish programs, newsletters, calendars, brochures, fliers, etc.
• Coordinate mailings
• Update program web pages
• Track expenditures and income, including check & reimbursement requests
• Schedule and communicate meetings and events
• Assist with event logistics include set-up, registration, publicity, materials, etc.
• General administrative support
• Supervise volunteer helpers
• Type memos and letters
• Maintain complete and current files
• Other duties as requested

Desired Skill Set

• Faith in Jesus Christ
• 2-3 years of administrative experience
• Ability to track the progress of multiple projects and prioritize as needed
• Attention to detail and follow through
• Strong communication skills; ability to interact with others in a relaxed and gracious manner
• Ability to be proactive in requesting information and following up on projects
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Internet Explorer, PageMaker or Publisher, document scanning applications, digital cameras and downloading applications.
• Familiarity with databases; knowledge of Shelby Systems highly desirable.
• Familiarity with web software or html desirable.
• Familiarity with basic bookkee nd financial statements
• Eagerness and ability to learn new software

Schedule: 24 hours/week, details to be arranged
Reports to: Associate Pastor for Mission Outreach
To Apply: Contact Bonnie Rauscher at (510) 848-6252 ext. 230 or