Administrative Assistant

Purpose: The Administrative Assistant supports the mission and ministry of Brook UMC in the areas of communication, scheduling, hospitality and administrative support. 

Supervision: The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Pastor who works in collaboration with the Staff-Parish Relations Committee of Brook UMC. 

Position Hours: 15 hours a week. 

Compensation: Part-time salary determined with consideration to experience. Pay range $11-13 hour. 

Benefits: 1 week of paid vacation January 1-June 30 and 1 week of paid vacation July 1-December 31. 

Responsibilities:

·      Maintain a well-organized and welcoming office 

·      Respond to phone calls, emails, and walk-in visitors in a kind, professional, and hospitable manner 

·      Refer issues, questions, or problems to the Pastor or appropriate church leader

·      Support the ministry of the Pastor by helping manage communication and administrative duties 

·      Compile, edit, and prepare weekly church bulletin in conjunction with the Pastor 

·      Create PowerPoint slides and media to be displayed during weekly worship 

·      Manage churchwide database 

·      Maintain church calendar and scheduling in conjunction with the Pastor and Trustees 

·      Facilitate reminder communication to committee members prior to meetings 

·      Assist Treasurer and Financial Secretary as needed with their responsibilities 

·      Prepare monthly newsletter with input from the Pastor

·      Create and coordinate ministry schedules (i.e. nursery, children’s church, liturgists, ushers, etc.) 

·      Write and distribute media releases as needed for social platforms

·      Assist with management and upkeep of the church website 

·      Provide administrative support to leaders and ministry areas of the church as needed 

Job Skills/Requirements

·       Support the mission, vision, and culture of Brook United Methodist Church 

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

·       Professional experience in the areas of administrative support and communication 

·       Proficiency in the use of computer systems 

·       Welcoming personality, team player, responsible, and self-motivated 

·       Ability to be collaborative with others and to maintain confidentiality

Applicants should have one year of progressively responsible experience in administrative support.

Education/experience equivalents considered.

Work will be conducted in a professional office setting.