Temporary Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Washington, DC

Union: UNITE HERE Local 23
Location: Washington, D.C.
Hours: Up to 20 hours per week. Must be available Mondays, 9 am to 2 pm. Flexible on other times.

UNITE HERE Local 23 is a growing labor union representing airport concessions, airline catering, hotels, gaming and food service workers across the U.S. (More info available on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UniteHereLocal23/)

We are looking for a dedicated activist for social and economic justice, with demonstrable administrative skills and the ability to learn new skills. This position is responsible for assisting with and coordinating a wide variety of office operations. It requires an individual who is resourceful and highly responsible.

Job Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Assists in the performance of general administrative duties, including answering member phone calls and emails, handling incoming/outgoing mail, filing.
  • Greets walk-in members, asks questions to understand workers’ issues or complaint, forwards to the appropriate department.
  • Maintains and orders supplies and equipment for the Washington, DC office.
  • Assists in planning and coordinating events (such as trainings, conferences, organizing drives) in Washington, DC.
  • Assists with other projects as needed.
  • Handles confidential and non-routine information with sensitivity

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Union activist or knowledge of labor unions through community, political, or other social activist experience.
  • Experience working in a similar administrative role preferred.
  • Proven organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to be flexible and adapt to rapid changes.
  • Proven experience at working independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team to complete assignments.
  • Strong basic math skills required
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel).
  • Exceptional interpersonal and teamwork skills. Able to work with others of diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bilingual Spanish a plus

Applications: Please forward cover letter and resume to: Jen Kim (jkim@unitehere.org)

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