Administrative Assistant, Communications

New York
Oct 11, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
Ms. Diana Torres-Petrilli
Full Time
The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) is currently searching for an Administrative Assistant to work in our fast-paced Communications Department. This position is a great entry-level opportunity for someone interested in marketing and media. Learn about advertising, public relations, web and e-mail marketing in this exciting role. The Administrative Assistant reports to the Chief Communications Officer.

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Administrative Assistant for the Communications Department will be responsible for the following job functions:

- Represent the Communications Department as the first point of contact for inquiries –by phone, by e-mail and in person.
- Schedule all meetings, conference calls and appointments for the Chief Communications Officer, and other members of the Communications Department, when necessary.
- Manage filing and all paperwork for the department.
- Retrieve and process all mail for the department.
- Coordinate invoices and vendor payments with Accounting.
- Support e-mail marketing efforts.
- Support website production efforts.
- Develop press releases and support media relations efforts as needed.
- Design internal production projects.
- Perform other administrative job functions as they arise.

A BA is required for this position. Experience in media, marketing, design or communications a plus. Must have excellent phone etiquette, communication skills, and a positive attitude. Must possess advanced MS Word skills and intermediate MS Excel skills.

Application Instructions: Please e-mail your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to

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