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The Administrative Coordinator administratively supports the BD&S team, and represents the entire BD&S office in interactions both internally and externally. Must be customer and relationship-centered, collaborative and an exceptional communicator. Provide comprehensive administrative support including complex written correspondence, meeting planning, travel plans, routine and special event coordination, budgeting, supply management, operations support, and calendaring for the BD&S Directors and team, as needed. Fluid management of projects assigned or proactively sought is critical. Must be able to anticipate needs, clear obstacles, and identify and take ownership of projects that need to be done.
Scope of Responsibilities:
The incumbent reports to the Administrative Manager, BD&S and works independently in performing responsibilities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Bachelor’s degree and minimum of two to three years experience in event coordination. Training and experience in the management of volunteer programs preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to work effectively on concurrent, diverse projects. Must be able to work under the pressure of deadlines and maintain attention to detail. Must be able to work nights and weekends as required by special events.