Administrative Assistant

At MDA, we are fighting to free individuals — and the families wholove them — from the harmful effects of muscle-debilitating diseases so theycan live longer and grow stronger.

Our Values are ourstrength: We believe in MUSCLE:

Mission: We’re driven to accelerate progress for families andmuscle health.

Understanding: We’re attentive to our constituents’ needs andeach other’s.

Stewardship: By investing precious resources wisely, we drivethe best possible outcomes.

Collaboration: We foster win-win partnerships and buildcommunities.

Learning: Knowledge powers our success and empowers ourpeople.

Excellence: We strive to do our best and exceed constituents’expectations.

Position Description:

An Administrative Assistant is a take-charge, organizedprofessional supporting a dynamic, fast-paced office. The Administrative Assistant is an individual with strong computerskills, book-keeping experience, customer service approach, telephonemanner and stellar interpersonal skills. Reporting to the Executive Director,the Administrative Assistant works closely with all levels of the MDATeam. The Administrative Assistant does not havesupervisory responsibilities.


UtilizeMDA’s proprietary computer software to help the District achieve Fundraisingand Health Care Service goals.

Advanced Microsoft Office and Google Docs skills needed to enter& update data, mail merge, create letters, labels, spreadsheets, forms and newsletters.

Responsible for all bookkeeping functions; deposits, processinginvoices, reconciling income and entering data in MDA’sweb-based accounting program; running financial reports.

Provide administrative support by answering phones, handlingcorrespondence, general office duties and social media.

Provide event assistance to team with preparation of materials,securing donations for events, updating databases & reporting.

Coordinatevolunteers for office, fund-raising events, & projects as needed.

Assistwith upkeep of confidential databases, files, forms, and other duties asneeded.

Maintaininventory of supplies for administrative office and events.

Participatein the application for local foundations and grants.

Performother duties as needed to accomplish administrative, fundraising and health caregoals.

All otherduties as assigned.


Detail minded: Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; monitorown work to ensure quality and organization. Strong attention to detailwhile multitasking.

Communication Skills: Clearly and persuasively communicate,listen and seek clarifications; participate in meetings, write clearly and informatively. Initiative – Demonstrate abilityto work independently and as part of a team; exhibit sound and accuratejudgment, including prioritization and time management skills. Able to providesupport to multiple team members simultaneously.

Computer Skills: Advanced level proficiency with MicrosoftOffice Suite and Google Docs, ability to learn and adapt to new technologies.

CustomerService: Prioritizes internal and external interactions and respondsappropriately.

Professionalism: Work well in a fast-paced environment; treatothers with respect and consideration; accept responsibility for own actions;positive/upbeat attitude.

Flexibility: Able to multitask in a changing work environment.Manage competing demands and unexpected events. Willing to change approach tobest fit the situation.


HighSchool Diploma or Equivalent required.

PriorBookkeeping experience; business information tracking/report writing.

Advancedlevel proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs.

MDA is anEqual Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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