The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) is an independent, yet complimentary arm of Jefferson Parish government with the main objective of attracting, growing, and creating new business in our area. JEDCO’s mission is to proactively influence the economy through the retention and creation of quality jobs, entrepreneurship, and investment in Jefferson Parish.
The Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operational activities of the Vice President & COO, including but not limited to general administrative and office support, file management, preparation of correspondence, budget management, coordinating travel plans and arrangements, creating purchase requisitions, handling event and meeting logistics, and business retention and expansion program support. The ideal candidate has the ability to multitask, is well organized, detailed, professional and courteous; and has a sincere interest in being a part of an organization whose focus is on the betterment of the Jefferson Parish economy. Prospective applicants will have the chance to work alongside passionate and talented individuals to advance the overall economic viability of Jefferson Parish and ultimately the Greater New Orleans region.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Minimum Attributes and Qualifications
Salary commensurate with credentials. Forward resume and cover letter to JEDCO, Attn: Human Resources, 700 Churchill Parkway, Avondale, LA 70094 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes will be accepted through April 13, 2018. EEO