Administrative Assistant
American Cancer Society - Southfield, MI

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Save Lives. Fulfill Yours.

As the largest voluntary health organization, the American Cancer Society is passionately committed to saving lives from cancer. They are working to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays – a world where cancer never steals another year from anyone’s life. The ACS combines relentless passion with the wisdom of nearly a century of experience to make this vision a reality, and they get results. The ACS saves lives by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and fighting back. Thanks in part to this work; nearly 12 million cancer survivors and countless others who have avoided the disease will celebrate a birthday this year.

Staff have a unique opportunity to save lives through direct mission impact while fulfilling personal and career objectives. The American Cancer Society values accountability and high performance and rewards those teams and team members who continually improve their capability and contribution. The American Cancer Society is also dedicated to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce to help achieve our mission.

Detroit CBB Registration
Greater Giving data entry/tracking for CBB Detroit auction, sponsorships, pre-events
Detroit receipting of income/expenses
Sponsorship tracking – all events
Greater Giving tracking – auction, sponsorships, pre-events
Committee meeting follow up as required
Raffle coordination (deciding on lead)
Licensing – liquor, raffle, etc

Position Requirements

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, database and spreadsheet management, email software, and internet browsers
Excellent organizational and time-management skills
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Proven ability to problem solve and make effective decisions
Strong verbal, written and telephone communication skills required
Demonstrated project management skills with high attention to detail
Ability to learn and embrace internal ACS systems
Ability to remain composed in stressful situations and handle self in a professional manner at all times
Some local travel and regional travel for office trainings required by car or air

ACS is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBT community, veterans, and people with disabilities.

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The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major...