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East-West Ministries

Development Department Administrative Assistant

East-West Ministries
Plano, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 12/04/2013
Categories: Administrative - Church/Ministry - Missions/Int.
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Development Department Administrative Assistant (DDAA) will provide administrative support for the Vice President of Development and Director of Development.  The DDAA will interact with a diverse group of external callers, donors and visitors as well as internal contacts within all levels of the organization. Independent judgment and initiative is required to plan, prioritize, and organize a diversified workload under pressure and deadlines.  Critical thinking and sound decision-making skills are necessary to maintain day-to-day operation of the Development Department. 



College degree required

Excellent administrative skills

High level of proficiency with MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook

Accurate typing of 60-85 WPM

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proficiency in grammar and spelling

Excellent organizational and time management skills, including proficiency in evaluating and prioritizing issues

Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to handle sensitive situations with confidentiality, poise, and tact

Excellent phone skills

Skilled in letter composition and formatting

Flexibility to quickly respond to changing situations in order to meet current needs, reprioritizing work as necessary

Driven to constantly improve job functions – not satisfied with status quo

Ability to take initiative within scope of job duties without prompting; Prone to seek and carry out additional responsibilities

Ability to think critically and resourcefully

Ability to work well under pressure and against deadlines

Ability to cooperate and work with Executive / Senior Leadership Team members

Ability to manage teams of volunteers in various projects

Ability to compile and prepare various budgets and reports

Strong attention to detail