Volunteer Adminstrative Assistant

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AMERICAN CHEESE EDUCATION FOUNDATION

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • First to answer incoming calls and does so cheerfully and professionally in accordance with appropriate business etiquette
  • Respond to member calls, emails, and other correspondence in a timely fashion (@info)
  • Perform general administrative functions including, but not limited to, photocopying/scanning/etc.; preparing mailings and shipments; fielding/responding email inquiries; collecting and distributing mail; and other general office tasks
  • Provide general planning support for Board and committee meetings including compiling and organizing meeting materials/packets, scheduling conference calls, taking and disseminating meeting minutes (where relevant)
  • Assist with large, office-wide projects including but not limited to mass-mailings and compiling conference materials for attendees or board materials
  • Coordinate and maintain systems for tracking speaker contact information including compiling bios, and editing and verifying all details
  • Provide support for annual Judging & Competition, assisting with entry processing, print needs, checking membership and payments, as well as overseeing print jobs and scoresheet organization as directed by Program Coordinator
  • Complete special projects as assigned

EDUCATION

Four-year accredited Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a customer-service oriented role.

EXPERIENCE

Minimum of two years of administrative and/or customer service experience.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES

  • Must exhibit exceptional:
  • customer service
  • accuracy and attention to detail
  • interpersonal skills and diplomacy
  • exceptional phone skills and email business etiquette
  • oral and written communications
  • organizational skills
  • professional discretion
  • word-processing with typing speed of at least 60WPM
  • ability to meet deadlines and prioritize
  • professional and cheerful business demeanor
  • problem-solving and critical thinking skills, strong math skills
  • knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Familiarity with (preferred qualifications):
  • Database use, particularly CRM systems (training offered if required for volunteer project)
  • Non-profit association work, preferably in a member-based organization
  • Conference or Event planning/staffing

VOLUNTEER BENEFITS

ACS offers a casual and collaborative work environment, as well as the following benefits for our volunteers:

  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen space with complimentary beverages
  • Dedicated volunteer workspace
  • Dedicated team member contact, professional development and training as needed
  • Yes, we sometimes celebrate with cheese!

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit the following via email to hr@cheesesociety.org with "Volunteer Administrative Assistant" in the subject line:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Three professional references

Applications accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis in the order received until position is filled. Volunteer candidates will be invited for interviews prior to establishing work schedules with ACS. No phone calls please. Due to the volume of applicants, only candidates of interest will be contacted. Please note that this position is based in Denver, Colorado.

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About AMERICAN CHEESE EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Location:

2696 S COLORADO BLVD STE 570, DENVER, CO 80222, US

Mission Statement

ACS provides the cheese industry with educational resources and networking opportunities, while encouraging the highest standards of cheesemaking focused on safety and sustainability.

Description

The American Cheese Education Foundation (ACE) is the American Cheese Society’s (ACS) nonprofit alliance organization. The Foundation supports ACS’ education program through fundraising for scholarships, educational content, and research efforts for ACS members. Its priority is to further educational opportunities for all those interested in producing, marketing, selling, and appreciating North America’s artisan, farmstead, and specialty cheeses. The ACE Foundation’s areas of support include:

  • Scholarships to bring cheesemakers, retailers, students, and chefs to the ACS Conference
  • Webinars on timely topics, available at no cost to ACS members
  • Industry research including the biennial State of the U.S. Artisan & Specialty Cheese Industry Survey
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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2696 S. Colorado Blvd. Ste 570Denver, CO 80222

(39.6687,-104.93952)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Office Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • Job Level:                   Volunteer, Part-Time Schedule:                    8 – 12 hours/week, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (flexible)

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