Mecklenburg County Bar is Hiring
Communications & Member Networking Assistant
The Communications & Member Networking Assistant shall have the primary responsibility to provide support to the Director of Communications & Member Networking, including projects and reports. Additional administrative support will be provided to other program areas as assigned. Complies with NC Open Meeting and Public Records Law by ensuring meetings are noticed and minutes are recorded and maintained.
Essential duties under the direction of the Director of Communications & Member Networking:
Proofs/edits all assigned communication materials by deadlines
Coordinates distribution of publications
Maintains up to date information on MeckBar.org / proofs MeckBar.org on a regular basis to ensure accuracy of information
Processes and posts classified ads
Tracks social media statistics and prepares monthly usage reports
Maintains updated information on Bar Center welcome screen
Sells and processes annual Membership Directory areas of concentration orders meeting financial goals
Sells and processes orders of annual Membership Directory meeting financial goals
Develops relationships with local businesses and solicits door prizes for events
Research local businesses for sponsorship/advertising ideas
Serves as liaison to Memorials Committee
Supports assigned committees / maintains notebooks/master files
Submits and tracks invoices, deposits and expenses
Other support as assigned
2. Member Networking Support
Tracks assigned event registrations
Researches and maintains area venue details and catering options
Assists with outside-party requests to use the Bar Center facility
Provides event support for various Bar programs, including set-up, registration and clean-up with occasional evening hours when needed
Assists other areas as assigned, including but not limited to
Front desk support
May perform other duties as required.
1. Communications & Member Networking - 85%
2. Other -15 %
Scope of Responsibility
Somewhat independent; work frequently done independently by following practices and procedures while occasionally having work checked.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal). Well organized, self-directed and able to manage time. Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines; high level of versatility in order to switch roles on demand.
Efficient and effective event and meeting-planning skills. Excellent copyediting and proofreading skills.
Ability to rapidly learn and apply new related skills.
Ability to work effectively with the volunteers, the public, and staff in achieving individual and team objectives and a positive team spirit.
Ability to make administrative decisions in accordance with the established bylaws and polices.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to use critical thinking skills, to deal with a variety of variables under only limited standardization and interpret various instructions.
Mathematics Ability: Ability to perform basic math skills, use of decimals to compute ratios and percents, and to draw and interpret graphs.
Language Ability: Ability to read and understand work related materials including but not limited to instruction manuals, atlases, maps/directions, etc. Ability to prepare documents using proper punctuation, spelling and grammar. Ability to communicate effectively.
Computer Technology: Basic web design knowledge
Education and Experience
Associates Degree or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, and/or work experience.
Minimum of 1 to 3 years related work experience.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required.
Talking: Especially where one must frequently convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Motion: Movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Hearing: Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
Visual: Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Physical: Will regularly be required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb stairs. Must be able to sit in front of computer monitor for long periods of time. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
Office environment; noise level is usually moderate.
Travel is required for this position. Must be able to travel to various local sites for meetings and events.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
How to apply
Submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. No walk-ins or phone calls please. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed.