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  • Administrative Support

    Montebello Chamber of Commerce
    Job Description
    Looking for a job where you can really make a difference?  We’re looking for a curious, detail-oriented new addition to our team to provide administrative, bookkeeping and operational support for our organization, office and events.  For over 100 years, the Montebello Chamber of Commerce has promoted local businesses, provided opportunities to bring businesses and community organizations together with potential clients and community partners, and advocated for a vital economic environment.
                   In this position, you will have the unique opportunity to interface with a large number of business professionals, community leaders and government officials, gaining valuable experience and skills while building an extensive network.  If you enjoy being continually challenged to learn new things, if helping others is a source of fulfillment for you, if you look forward to working as a team with a great group of people—this could be your dream job!

    Job Duties
    • Bookkeeping:  help with A/R, A/P, payment processing, preparing bank deposits, printing financial reports
    • Event support: help with registration and guest list management, event preparation/set-up/clean-up, adding events to website calendar and social media, uploading event albums on Facebook, and other tasks as assigned
    • Administrative and office support including: office organization, preparing certificates of origin, preparing flyers and certificates, answering phones, maintaining database and calendars, filing, copying/collating, scanning/faxing; etc.
    • Other duties as assigned
     
    Minimum Requirements

    Knowledge:
    • Intermediate knowledge of Windows PC OS7 or above, MS Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Good understanding/fluency with high-school level or above mathematics
    • Internet savvy including the use of search engines, Yelp and other tools
    • Experience with using and uploading to social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and/or Pinterest
    • Use of copier, scanner, fax machine and multi-line phone system
    Abilities:
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
    • Great head for numbers, meticulous and detail-oriented
    • Personable, diplomatic and discreet personality
    • Strong office/administrative skills including typing, computer and professional phone etiquette
    • Able to maintain confidentiality and ethical standards of the office
    • Ability to bend, to walk and stand for up to 2 hours, and occasionally lift up to 10 pounds
    • Ability to interface professionally with a diverse range of individuals: residents, business owners and professionals, government office representatives, city staff; etc.
    • Ability to quickly assimilate information, adapt to changing environment and priorities, and learn new skills

     
    Experience
    • Some work experience in office or sales environment
    • Will train the right candidate
    Education
    • High school diploma or GED
    • College education in progress in business, accounting, marketing or related field
    Other Requirements:
    • Reliable and punctual work attendance
    • Integrity with money and good credit
    • Reliable transportation to worksite as well as events throughout Los Angeles county
    • Willingness to learn new skills and to be trained in best practices
    • Available to work part-time hours Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and with advance notice on occasional early mornings, weekday evenings and rarely on weekends
     
    Preferred Qualifications
     
    The ideal candidate will also possess:
    • Fluency in Spanish and/or Chinese
    • College degree in business, communications, marketing, public relations or related field
    • Understanding of bookkeeping principles, some experience with accounting software (Quickbooks preferred)
    • Interest in government advocacy and legislation
    • Good photography skills and recent model Smart phone with good camera
    • Video editing skills
    • At least one of the following:
    • Strong graphic design skills, knowledge of MS Publisher or CorelDraw
    • Proven ability in social media marketing for business
    • Event planning experience from small mixers to large parties
     
    Part-time position, 20-25 hours per week, may lead to full-time position. Compensation to be determined based on skills and experience. Primary worksite located in Montebello, California. 

    TO APPLY:
    Please submit your most current resume and cover letter to
    jobs@montebellochamber.org. Professional references may be required at later date.
     
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