We have an opening for a highly organized and self-starting individual to coordinate and support the day-to-day business and administrative operations of our growing San Francisco office. Our San Francisco office is a small, close knit group of colleagues who work on a range of strategic communications and brand reputation projects for high profile and globally recognized brands in conjunction with other APCO offices.
The position is a part-time role with a work schedule of 30 hours per week (8:30 am – 3:30 pm) and includes benefits.
Partner with senior level staff members and provide support to them with their day-to-day activities
Responsible for traditional office management responsibilities including keeping the office well supplied, taking care of shipping, reception, and basic IT needs
Support the administrative aspects of business development and marketing activities for the office including helping to identify action items
Create, edit and/or proofread documents, presentations, contracts and agreements
Coordinate events meetings and travel arrangements
Facilitate contract development for new client projects in conjunction with APCO’s legal and finance staff in DC
Support basic accounting needs including tracking of project and office budgets and expenses
Process check requests and assist with monthly billing of clients
1-2 years of administrative or office management experience that includes fiscal responsibilities
Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Ability to multi-task
A roll up your sleeves mentality is essential
Collaborative team player that also has the ability to work independently and be a self-starter, take initiative and set priorities
Prior experience in a start-up environment ideal
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferable
Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an independently owned global communication, stakeholder engagement and business strategy firm that challenges conventional thinking and creates powerful movements to help our clients succeed. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and six of the top 10 companies on the Fortune 500. The firm is a majority women-owned business.
APCO Worldwide, named one of the 'Top Places to Work in PR' by PRNews, offers a collegial work environment, countless training and development opportunities, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. EOE M/F/V/D