Part-Time Administrative Assistant:

The Louisiana Press Association represents more than 125 newspapers, news websites, magazines, and a variety of free publications in every parish in Louisiana. A promotion has us looking for an Administrative Assistant.

In this position, you will handle a variety of administrative and clerical tasks including providing support for our managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing our member-services general administrative activities.

In this position you would do a variety of tasks:

  • Preparing reports
  • Maintaining appropriate filing system
  • Answer & direct phone calls
  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters and forms
  • Order office supplies, research pricing options and vendors
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Provide general support to visitors
  • Act as a point of contact for members, clients
  • More as may be assigned and as you demonstrate your ability to handle more responsibility

The best candidates will be proficient with Word, Excel, other basic office software; have strong time-management skills and the ability to prioritize work; be attentive to detail and have problem-solving skills; have excellent written and verbal communication abilities.

A high-school degree is required. Additional education and work-experience a plus.     

This is regular part-time work, 25 hours a week (Mon-Fri). While you do not get full company benefits, you are eligible for paid vacation, sick time and holidays. We have a bit of flexibility in the weekly work schedule so would try to accommodate your needs.

We can offer $13-$15 an hour to start with the opportunity to earn more with time on the job and good performance.

Interested? Submit a cover letter and resume telling us a bit about yourself and your experience to: Mike@lapress.com

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