Chicago Experienced Secretary
National Nurses United - Chicago, IL

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Experienced Secretary Chicago

Use your skills to do meaningful work for a competitive salary and top benefits.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United AFL-CIO seeks an experienced Secretary - Administrative Assistant with a commitment to social justice and years of professional experience.

NNU provided extensive support to the Occupy Wall Street Movement around the country. NNU is the nation’s largest union and professional association of registered nurses, and at the forefront of national efforts to transform the market-driven healthcare industry in the U.S. to a single-payer style healthcare system, along with rekindling the movement for progressive social change. NNU is also well known for negotiating premiere collective bargaining contracts for registered nurses, for sponsoring the nation’s foremost safe staffing law, for organizing campaigns that have made it one of the fastest-growing unions in the U.S., and for innovative, award-winning political campaigns. NNU has 185,000 members in all 50 states.

Candidates must have experience working as the key support staff in a dynamic and fast-paced environment including demonstrated ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities in a deadline driven environment. Additional requirements include an attention to detail, an excellent professional phone manner, strong written and oral communication skills, and experience in event planning. Must possess the ability to work independently as well as in a team. Intermediate/Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook is required.

The ideal candidate has three to five years working as sole office support for multiple senior level staff, plus an interest in social activism, labor unions, and health care issues. This position is based in Chicago, IL..

Compensation: Extremely competitive salary and top benefits (defined benefit pension plus 401k, employer paid family medical coverage, including domestic partner coverage)

Please be sure to fill out the online application, and submit your resume and cover letter using the link below. You cannot use the Opportunity Knocks system, you must use the link below:

Please, no phone calls about this job.

CNA/NNOC.NNU is committed to Equal Opportunity, and considering applicants of all ages, races, sexual orientations, national origins, ethnicities, and religions. We urge people of color and women, experienced secretaries of all backgrounds, to apply.