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Administrative Assistant I - Economic Development

Burlington, MA
Reporting to the Economic Development Director, this 35-hour per week position performs clerical and administrative support work for the department.  Contributes to the Economic Development Office initiatives.

Examples of work:
  • Provides clerical support for economic development assignments
  • Receives and respond to emails, telephone, and in-person inquiries on varied issues
  • Performs data input, database management, and organization of online files
  • Processes invoices and payments, and assists in the administration of grants
  • Researches land use, zoning, and environmental regulations as needed
  • Becomes  familiar with the office’s social media and search engine optimization (Google Analytics, Citizen Plus,WordPress)
  • Assists with the Economic Development Office’s monthly newsletter, outreach campaigns, and social media postings

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma with 2-3 years’ related experience; Associate’s degree desirable
  • Self-motivated with attention to detail; enjoys analyzing facts and information
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Passion for community development and learning
  • Clerical and financial skills
  • Competence in utilizing standard office computer applications including spreadsheet, database programs, and graphic software
  • Must be able to function effectively and efficiently in a multi-disciplined and dynamic work environment

This position is full-time (35 hours per week) and is a union position included within the Burlington Municipal Employees Association (BMEA). This position is classified at Grade 6 of the BMEA Classification Plan and offers comprehensive and generous benefits.

Applications received by 12:00pm on November 1, 2021 will receive first consideration.  Position will remain open until filled.
Methods to apply for this position:
Click on the Apply Now button (preferred)
Send letter of interest, resume, and application to:
     Joanne M. Faust, SPHR
     Human Resources Director
     Town of Burlington
     29 Center Street
     Burlington, MA  01803
The Town of Burlington is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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