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Administrative Project Coordinator Position Announcement

About the opportunity

We are looking for an administrative project coordinator to join our team at the Retired Public Employees Council (RPEC).  Ideally, our new team member will have a broad relevant skillset, a great attitude, strong communications skills, and a service-oriented mindset.

We are looking for a teammate who is a self-starter – who can support our team as needed on projects, while also working independently and leading initiatives, including our annual Legislative Day and key elements of our annual Convention.  The administrative project coordinator must be detail-oriented, skillful in using the Microsoft Office suite, and adept at juggling projects simultaneously. The position also includes traditional administrative tasks from answering the office phone, greeting guests, scheduling meetings, and developing travel itineraries to using data bases, data entry, taking minutes for board meetings, office operations, and handling confidential information.

This is a full-time, in-person position with a generous benefits plan. The position is in Olympia, WA, and reports to the Executive Director.

Sample duties

  • Lead the coordination of the logistics for Legislative Advocacy Day, including scheduling all legislator appointments and event logistics.
  • Transcribe and develop meeting minutes, memos, meeting agendas and other correspondence.
  • Proofread materials, making corrections for sentence structure, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Data entry.
  • Schedule and manage Zoom meetings.
  • Greet guests and address their information needs.
  • Schedule in-person meetings and make hotel reservations, room reservations and catering accommodations as necessary.
  • Organize event logistics supporting the 2022 Convention in even calendar years.
  • Oversee general office operations, including ordering supplies, reception duties, and assists in the copying and production of materials.
  • Coordinate special projects at the direction of the Executive Director.
  • Support Executive Director and Council staff as needed.

Requirements

  • Relevant work experience
  • Strong communications and proofreading skills
  • Detail-oriented data entry
  • Proficiency using the full Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Word, Outlook, and Power Point
  • Proficiency in scheduling and managing Zoom meetings

Preferred

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working in fast-paced environments

Salary

Starting salary range is $45,000-$50,000.

Benefits

  • Employer-paid medical, dental and vision with choice of plans (employee only)
  • 13 paid holidays and 1 paid personal day
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Some remote work possible
  • Free parking

COVID-19 safety

  • Vaccination record required for hire.
  • Masks optional in the office.

Hiring timeline

Immediate hire.

How to apply

Send cover letter and resume via email to: jobs@rpecwa.org.

About RPEC

The Retired Public Employees Council of Washington is a 50-year-old non-profit organization that advocates at a state and federal level to preserve the pensions and healthcare benefits of public service retirees. Classified as a labor-related membership organization, RPEC is funded by membership dues and has more than 11,000 members statewide.  The organization is highly respected by elected officials and has garnered many significant policy victories to ensure public service employees enjoy security in retirement. RPEC retirees are supported by a five-member professional paid staff.  Learn more at:  www.rpecwa.org.