Missouri Pork Association
The Missouri Pork Association is looking for a competent, organized, cheerful and dependable Administrative Assistant to help with the organization and running of daily operations.
The ideal candidate will be a hard-working professional able to undertake a variety of office support tasks and work diligently under pressure. This person will be comfortable working with a high degree of attention to detail and discretion as well as incorporating new and effective ways to improve operations. Successful candidate will report directly to the Executive Director and perform general secretarial duties for Association staff.
Duties and the skillset desired include but are not limited to:
Excellent written and verbal communication, time management, and professional phone skills
Excellent computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs especially Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, plus database management and QuickBooks, website maintenance is a plus
Perform receptionist duties: sort, distribute and respond to written and electronic correspondence in a timely fashion
Greeting visitors, addressing their needs, and making them feel welcome
Organize office and assist associates in ways that optimize outcomes along with a desire to learn and be a team player
Handling money, making bank deposits, sending invoices, paying bills, and providing detailed information to management and accountants in a timely manner
Schedule and plan meetings and appointments along with cooking, meal preparation and managing meal functions
Make travel arrangements for staff/members such as booking flights, rental cars, and hotel or restaurant reservations.
Monitor and secure supplies to insure there are no shortages
Coordinate with other staff to ensure compliance with established policies, reporting and filing deadlines
Engage, monitor, and track pork producer and allied industry participation in Membership, Checkoff and Strategic Investment programs
Be focused on member/customer service and maintain trusting relationships with members/customers and colleagues whether in-person, over the phone or otherwise
Candidate will have proven experience as an administrative assistant, or in another relevant administrative role, and have a working knowledge of office equipment
Able to multitask, follow instructions and take initiative all with strong attention to detail. Candidate will handle postal, UPS, Fed Ex, etc. shipping and be able to handle items in the 50 – 75-pound range
Clean driving and background record
Position includes detailed record keeping, filing, general organization, some cleaning, and errands
Agricultural background and a passion for Pork is beneficial
Benefits include health, dental and retirement for eligible full-time employees. Salary commensurate with experience.
Apply online by submitting resume and brief letter of introduction to the Missouri Pork Association at: email@example.com