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Administrative Assistant, CAMBA Small Business Services

BILINGUAL ENGLISH/SPANISH PREFERRED

CAMBA Small Business Services (CSBS): CSBS promotes economic revitalization by providing services specially tailored to the needs of entrepreneurs in New York City. CSBS offers one-on-one counseling and technical assistance, entrepreneurial classroom training, microloans, and linkages with other business development partners. Our groundbreaking technology training, designed to improve business operations for small business owners, is being offered across NYC.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to:

  1. Provide administrative and clerical support to ensure the smooth operations of all departments;
  2. answer and screen incoming telephone calls;
  3. direct callers and general voicemail messages to the appropriate personnel; and
  4. assist non-clerical staff with clerical work (i.e., data collection and data verification).

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to work well with individuals from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Strong communications skills, including public speaking, with an ability to adapt complex information for lay and professional audiences.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments, meet deadlines, and work independently.
  • Interest in nonprofit management, small business development and education, urban planning, public administration, marketing, and/or graphic design.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Internet Explorer.
  • Ability to type at a sufficient speed with sufficient accuracy to efficiently produce work product, as needed. 
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

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