Friday, May 10, 2013

Office Assistant Needed, event coordinating

The Seattle Marathon Association (SMA) is looking for an experienced, self motivated office assistant to join our family. Join us as we produce one of the best marathon/half marathon events in the Pacific Northwest.

You will assist our staff in executing a wide range of event production tasks, from the initial stages to event day facilitating to post-event follow-up.

This will start as a part-time position with potential to move to full-time and overtime in October and November. Hours would be Monday – Friday, with some weekends. All staff works Thanksgiving week and weekend (no work on Thanksgiving day).

Major Duties Include:
  • Answering phones and emails
  • Working with office staff to complete duties on event timeline
  • Assisting with data entry of registrations
  • Helping with organization of merchandise inventory records
  • Representing SMA at other running events around the region
  • Assembling documentation of event information/materials

The successful candidate will:
  • Be reliable, punctual and self-motivated
  • Possess professional attitude and communication style
  • Be able to work on multiple assignments and meet multiple deadlines
  • Possess strong organizational and problem solving skills and masterful follow-through ability
  • Be dedicated, take ownership of your role
  • Have initiative; not afraid to ask questions

  • Office experience of 2+ years
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word programs
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Available to work Thanksgiving week and weekend (Thanksgiving day will have off)
  • Positive attitude
Background in running is a plus
Office has dogs

Position to be filled immediately
Pay: Hourly rate, based on experience

To apply: send email to info at with resume and cover letter

The Seattle Marathon Association (SMA) is a nonprofit organization governed by a ten-member Board of Directors. It is proud of its commitment to providing a quality running event in the Pacific Northwest, providing our sponsors with maximum exposure in association with the event and making a positive social and economic impact on the city of Seattle.

1 comment:

  1. Sounds like the total dream job! Wish it was for the summer, as I'm a teacher in need of a summer job!