We are currently in search of an Administrative Assistant for Grace Methodist Church of Logan Square in Chicago, IL. This is a long-term, temporary assignment. If you or a friend may be interested in pursuing this opportunity please submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Grace Administrative Assistant” in the subject line. In addition to a resume, we’d like to see how you would promote the following on our social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter):
A potluck after worship the Sunday before Thanksgiving. This potluck has roots back to the 1920’s and has evolved into one of the biggest events of the year at Grace. How would you promote this to the church and the greater Logan Square Neighborhood?
LOCATION: 3325 W. Wrightwood Ave. Chicago, IL 60647
POSITION TITLE: Administrative Assistant
Duration: 15 hours/week
SALARY: $15-$20/hour based on experience
WHO IS GRACE CHURCH
We focus our energy in loving God, neighbor and self by:
* Inviting all people to grow in their relationship with God;
* Challenging unjust beliefs about faith and community; and
* Engaging with others in service for the world.
We care deeply about our mission and welcome you to do the same.
WHO WE ARE:
United Methodist: Grounded in scripture, called to serve the world (umc.org)
Reconciling Congregation: We believe that all people are of sacred worth, all people have the freedom to worship, and all people are loved by God. No exceptions or restrictions. (rmn.org)
Logan Square Community: We are: young, old, single, partnered, married, coffee drinkers, tea drinkers, Republicans, Democrats, Independents, tattooed, lost, found, seeking a church home, long time members, from the neighborhood, commuters, filled with questions, homosexual, heterosexual, thinkers, dreamers, social justice champions, loud singers, quiet singers, teachers, students, Children of God.
Provide high level administrative support to Pastor
Coordinate and schedule events
Prepare meetings, drafting/distributing minutes and agendas
Prepare assigned annual reports (including proofreading and draft editing)
Phone and email correspondence
Provide administrative support to any projects as necessary
Work with the pastor to grow social media presence
Other duties as assigned
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 1-3 years administrative experience
High School Diploma/GED
Exceptional organizational skills
Ability to handle multiple projects at once
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to prioritize and take initiative
Ability to work independently, and in team environment
Must be proficient in MS Office; specifically spreadsheets and databases; experience with Sharepoint, WordPress and other web-based tools, and social media a plus