Administrative Assistant

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is accepting applications for the position of administrative assistant. This full-time position will support the communications and governmental affairs departments, executive director and general counsel. Competitive salary and excellent benefits package including SC state retirement and health plan. 

Duties of the position include, but are not limited to: 

  • Provides general administrative support to include data entry, proofing, website posting, drafting memos, meeting scheduling and logistics and project support
  • Maintains all board documents including minutes and agendas
  • Communicates with board members concerning meeting schedules and logistics
  • Assists in scheduling and coordinating training meetings and other events as assigned; Assists with event registration; prepares and distributes information packets, agendas, badges and other meeting materials; and coordinates selecting and ordering meals and arranges for meeting room set-up
  • Manages travel arrangements for executive director and other staff
  • Composes documents and researches and compiles data for reports and correspondence
  • Exhibits strong customer service skills with internal and external customers; 
  • Develops and maintains efficient record-keeping systems
  • Assists the receptionist as needed
 Qualifications include but are not limited to: 
  • Associate degree or training/experience equivalent to two years of education in business, communications or a related field
  • Advanced administrative skills demonstrated by five years of experience in a fast-paced office environment
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently managing multiple projects from multiple staff members
  • Ability to master complex software including database management systems, content management tools and online solutions
  • Strong organizational, time management, prioritization, grammar, proofreading, written and verbal communication, and analytical skills
  • Detail orientated and ability to master job responsibilities quickly
  • Highly skilled with Microsoft Office Suite with advanced proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint; proficiency with content management system software
  • Valid state driver's license

Email resume and cover letter to Summer Randall at Position will remain open until filled. The Municipal Association of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.