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Redwood Church

Church and Preschool Administrative Assistant

Redwood Church
Redwood CIty, California, United States

Date Posted: 10/02/2017
Categories: Business/Administration - Secretarial/Office
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description:

Administrative Assistant – Full Time

Redwood Church is seeking an experienced administrative assistant to support its ministerial and

preschool staff and church office operations. This is a full-time hourly position which offers a health

reimbursement plan. The successful candidate will be self-motivated with professional demeanor and

presence, positive attitude, strong work ethic, excellent verbal communication and inter-personal skills.

He/she must possess strong organizational skills, proficiency in office procedures and methods to ensure

work flow, knowledge of office computers and software (Microsoft Office Suite, Facebook and web page

skills a plus). This person must be able to multi-task, be flexible in their job routine, work as team

member in a collaborative environment, and relate well to other church and preschool staff, congregants

and visitors. Salary commensurate with experience. See the following detailed position description for

specific duties and required skills.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter outlining their interest in the position and the gifts and

skills they possess along with a resume and salary requirements. Applications will be accepted by email

at the addresses below until the position is filled. Resumes will be reviewed as received.

email to:

The individual in this position provides administrative support in carrying out the operational

responsibilities of the Church and Preschool Office. This individual is also the primary administrative

assistant for two members of the Church and Preschool staff. The successful candidates carries out these

functions while providing a cheerful and organized atmosphere for all who enter or contact the Church,

meeting the needs of staff, guests, volunteers, and congregants with care and discretion.


Support for Ministerial Staff

Provide administrative support for assigned members of the Ministerial staff including preparing and

mailing correspondence, emails, handling messages and in-coming mail.

Office/Clerical Support

Serve as receptionist screening and routing of incoming calls and visitors to the Church; warmly greeting

persons with a friendly, courteous and helpful attitude; providing pertinent and appropriate information to

callers and/or visitors

Prepare and produce weekly church bulletins and other special service bulletins or programs.

Maintain Church Calendar; including scheduling of ministry meetings/events and posting events on

church website calendar; develop proficiency with Planning Center.

Monitor and maintain office supplies, check and distribute incoming mail, assist ministry leaders as

necessary with clerical, administrative or communication support

Attend ministry events as necessary, attend staff and leadership meetings as required

Other duties as assigned

Special Skills, Knowledge and Training - The Administrative Assistant should:

1. Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in an executive level Administrative Assistant position,

preferably supporting multiple principals.

2. Have strong clerical skills.

3. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint); Proficiency for

Facebook and/or web page skill a plus.

4. Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task and handle requests from multiple sources

5. Have effective verbal, writing and editorial skills (proficient in English)

6. Have a caring attitude, excellent people skills, high integrity and exercise strict discretion and


7. Graphic design skills are extremely beneficial.

Level of Responsibility:

The Administrative Assistant reports to the Ministerial staff he/she supports. This position may also

receive general direction from the church elders. The Ministerial staff sets the overall objectives of the

work assignments, priorities and deadlines. Work may be reviewed to ensure that the overall objectives

are met. The person in this position uses initiative and discretion in interaction with staff, congregants and

visitors. Because of the nature of the role, the Administrative Assistant must demonstrate a high level of

trust and the ability to protect the reputation and integrity of others through strict confidentiality.

The selected applicant must successfully pass a background check as part of Redwood Church and

Preschool protocol.