Administrative Assistant to the Bishop and Events Facilitator – Episcopal News Service

We are actively recruiting for an Administrator to provide administrative support to the Suffragan Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut, known as the Episcopal Church of Connecticut (ECCT). This position also serves as an event facilitator for the diocese, responsible for planning diocesan events and special projects. This position does not require membership in the Episcopal Church.

The successful candidate will be adept at organization and systems management, with the ability to multi-task and effectively manage time and prioritize projects. A key responsibility of this position is managing the bishop’s complex schedule, and the successful candidate must be able to manage schedules, organize and maintain detailed records, communicate effectively with ward leaders, complete necessary documentation, update databases and website information, and meet deadlines. . They must show initiative and work independently and learn new systems and procedures quickly, and be proficient in navigating the Internet and other resources to find information. The successful candidate must be able to organize and facilitate events and meetings. They must remain calm under pressure and maintain confidentiality. The ideal candidate will be personable and outgoing, with the ability to connect with others, appreciate diversity and work with people of different backgrounds and beliefs, and be a team player.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred, but an associate’s degree with two or more years of work experience as an administrative assistant or similar role will be considered. At least two years of experience as an administrative assistant or in a similar office position is preferred. The successful candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel; knowledge of EventBrite and Constant Contact an asset. They must have excellent time management and organizational skills; ability to organize and maintain complex schedule and detailed records, complete necessary documentation and meet deadlines. They must also have excellent verbal and written communications, including the ability to proofread their own written work and that of others thoroughly and accurately, as well as the ability to multi-task and prioritize projects, maintain confidentiality, to take initiative and to work independently.

Please see the full article on the ECCT website for more information.

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