Status Plus

Administrative Assistant

Job title: Administrative Assistant
Starting Date: June 1, 2019

Contract: 6-month contract with intent to hire
Hours per week: 32 or 40 hours a week (4 or 5 days/week) 
Location: Burnsville, MN

Company information

Status Plus is an international association & event management company and provider for outsourcing services. For over 25 years, we have been focusing on providing high-end management services to a select range of clients. We have a vast experience and impeccable ethics in managing (inter)national associations and a proven global track record in the successful planning and execution of numerous conferences, symposia, meetings and events around the world. We are looking for candidates to fill an administrative role for our US-based clients.

Position

As the Administrative Assistant you will be filling a broad range of project support and office administrative responsibilities. You will operate under the direct supervision of the COO and Operations Manager where you will handle the day-to-day communications of our clients while maintaining compliance with all applicable policies and regulations. You keep and maintain positive working relationships with all officers, directors, committee chairs and members as well as corporate relations and colleagues. You will also maintain a high degree of member satisfaction & retention through consistent delivery of high-quality services. Furthermore, you have an organized approach, good communication skills, personable phone manners, and show great planning skills.

Responsibilities

General Administrative Support

  • Answer general phone inquiries using a professional and courteous manner, and direct phone inquiries to the appropriate team members.
  • Reply to general information requests (mail, email or phone) with the accurate information.
  • Provide positive experiences for (potential) partners, clients and team members by being courteous and accommodating in person, over the phone and through written correspondence.
  • Provide administrative support, compile reports and documents, assist with mailings (prepare, distribute, process), receive and distribute all incoming mail, prepare information packets, collect/pack meeting materials, including courier services.
  • Archiving materials, keeping track of inventory.
  • Use Microsoft Office and other software to prepare schedules, reports, applications, presentations, memos, and other documents.
  • Provide support for educational programs, including on-site for conferences.
  • Periodically reviewing the content on all website managed by Status Plus and ensuring content is up to date.
  • Order office and program supplies.
  • File material according to the established procedures.
  • Provide secretarial and administrative support to management and other team members.
  • Ensure cleanliness and tidiness of the office at all times.
  • Stock and clean the conference and break room.

Membership/Meeting Registration Administration

  • Establishes and maintains the accuracy of the membership and conference/event database records for assigned associations; including but not limited to entering client data; processing conference registrations and merchandise orders; assisting with membership dues and renewals, and process/register payments/refunds for conferences and memberships, register unpaid balances, generating reports, and assisting with audits as needed per client.
  • Support Client conferences and events including preparation of name badges, rosters, and other materials, schedule and coordinate related shipments, pack and ship materials, receive shipment upon return and manage inventory.
  • Respond to all inquiries related to membership applications/renewals and meeting registrations.
  • Prepare correspondence and information/welcome packets for members and distribute.

Required qualifications

  • Associate Degree in an administrative program or equivalent level of education and/or experience may substitute for education requirement.
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience required.
  • Experience in non-profit associations.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Outlook products


Skills & Abilities

  • Customer service oriented friendly and welcoming with a smile – even during the busiest of times; handles multiple tasks during those busy times
  • Confident communicator
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Organized, reliable, accountable and thorough – only the best will do
  • Independent worker and self-starter – ability to see what needs to be done and does it
  • Willingness to travel 1-3 times a year

Benefits
Status Plus offers a friendly working environment, where qualified full-time employees enjoy the following benefits: Health Insurance, Dental, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, 401(k), PTO and Paid Holidays.

Equal opportunity

Status Plus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Contact information and Applications
For more information please contact Jose Benitez, phone (952) 683-1878, email j.benitez@statusplus.com.

Applicants should send a cover letter indicating why they are ideally qualified for the position, and a full CV. Applications should be sent via email to Jose Benitez, j.benitez@statusplus.com. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in the course of the selection process.