Part Time Operations Assistant

Cooperation Jackson
Jackson, MS

Job Title: Part Time Operations Assistant

Organization: Cooperation Jackson

Start date: June 1st, 2018

Time commitment: Part Time, 20 hrs per week

Supervised by: Director of Operations and Finance

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Location: Center for Economic Democracy and Development 939 W. Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39203

Organization Overview

Cooperation Jackson (CJ) is an emerging vehicle for sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community ownership. Our vision is to develop a cooperative network based in Jackson, Mississippi that will consist of interconnected and interdependent institutions: an emerging federation of local worker cooperatives, a developing cooperative incubator, and a cooperative education and training center.

General Description

Cooperation Jackson is looking for a reliable and detail-oriented person to assist with Office Management and Systems Operations needs. The Operations Assistant will support the administrative functions of the organization. This is an excellent opportunity to gain administrative management experience in the nonprofit sector.

Essential Functions

Opening and closing the center on a scheduled basis (in collaboration with additional Office Assistant and Executive Committee members). Handling incoming calls and other communications. Recording, processing and disseminating information as needed. Greeting clients and visitors as needed. Updating paperwork, maintaining documents and word processing. Performing general office clerk duties and errands. Organizing travel by booking accommodation and reservation needs as required. Coordinating events as necessary. Aiding with community reception as needed. Creating, maintaining, and entering information into databases.
 Fulfilling and tracking merchandise orders

Skills & Qualifications

Experience as an office assistant or in related field. Ability to write clearly and help with word processing when necessary. Warm personality with strong communication skills. Ability to work in the service of the organizations mission, work plan and strategy Ability to work well under limited supervision. Great communication skills. Have a valid driver license.

Education and Experience

High school diploma, or equivalency

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and three work references to Include “Operations Assistant” in the subject line of your email.

Cooperation Jackson is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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