Thursday, October 16, 2014

Job Opportunity at The Transportation Institute in Autumn 2014

The Transportation Institute is looking to hire. They are a small downtown office seeking part time administrative assistant who are computer savvy and a decent writer. Basic duties would include filing, phone operation, some Internet research, scheduling, making travel arrangements, sorting mail, and making sure the bills get paid.

Frequent Duties
§ research and monitor maritime-related news, legislation, data and history
§ compose memos, letters, emails on behalf of Director
§ maintain and update Outlook calendar and contacts
§ maintain media contact database in Access
§ organize and maintain computer files and folders
§ distribute news clips and other information to contacts via email
§ arrange travel (online with Expedia, Orbitz, etc.)
§ prepare activity reports for submission to East Coast office
§ prepare petty cash reports for submission to East Coast office

Additional Duties
§ assist with planning and publicity of events involving the Transportation Institute
§ produce printed materials for events and meetings
§ draft press releases, letters to the editor

Office Management duties include:
§ light bookkeeping (petty cash checking account)
§ filing
§ office equipment maintenance
§ ordering supplies
§ computer maintenance/troubleshooting
     o monitor computer security issues
     o install any new software or equipment
     o call tech support to assist with large problems

$11.50 per hour.
Interested persons send a cover letter and resume to: Richard Berkowtiz at

Charity A. Broyles
Administrative Assistant
Transportation Institute

Seattle Office