Office Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

Downtown Crenshaw Rising
Los Angeles, CA 90008
$4,250 - $5,250 a month - Full-time, Contract

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Pay

  • $4,250 - $5,250 a month

Job type

  • Full-time
  • Contract

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekends as needed
  • Monday to Friday

Location

Los Angeles, CA 90008

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  • Flexible schedule

Full job description

Location: Hybrid (initial office setup will require almost all days on-site for the first month).

Hours: Contract position anticipating an average of 35-40 hours/week; Flexible hours.

Compensation: $4,250 - $5,250 / month depending on experience.

About Us:

At Downtown Crenshaw Rising and the Liberty Ecosystem, we are not merely an organization of dedicated individuals; we are architects of change. With a mission rooted in empowering our community through pioneering and collaborative efforts, we are remolding urban landscapes and advancing a reparative, restorative, and regenerative economy. Our endeavors go beyond transforming spaces - they are about reinvigorating souls, knitting community ties, and championing a sustainable and just future. Join us to be a cornerstone of innovative work that echoes profoundly across Black Los Angeles and beyond.

Your Role:

As an Office Coordinator/Administrative Assistant, you are the heartbeat of our headquarters and the autonomous leader of our physical domain. In this role, you ensure that our hub of innovation thrives on both efficiency and initiative. This position is ideal for a self-starter who is skilled at navigating solo in a mostly remote company environment. Your proactive leadership ensures that operations run smoothly without the need for continual direction, making you a critical force in maintaining our operational rhythm and orchestrating our community impact.

What You’ll Do:

Office Coordination (75%)

  • Independently design and maintain an inviting and functional office environment, overseeing everything from procurement and arrangement of equipment/furniture to technology setup, to coordination with maintenance staff.
  • Assertively manage inventory and supplies, perform maintenance checks, and maintain the cleanliness and organization of our spaces, ensuring they are always ready to inspire and function at their best.
  • Initiate and oversee a welcoming and comprehensive onboarding process for new team members, making them feel at home from day one.
  • Serve as the first and often sole point of contact for the office, adeptly managing all forms of incoming communication (mail, email, text and voicemail) with substantial autonomy.
  • Provide administrative support across projects, proactively addressing needs and managing tasks to ensure timely and effective execution without waiting for direction.
  • Prepare essential documents, reports, and presentations, alongside scheduling and managing crucial meetings.

Event Coordination (15%)

  • Lead the planning and flawless execution of community events, independently coordinating all logistics and acting as the principal liaison with vendors and partners.

Communications Support (10%)

  • Utilize tools like Canva to develop and execute email campaigns and digital content updates, ensuring all communications align with our vibrant brand and mission.

Who You Are:

  • A proactive leader, fully capable of independent operation and decision-making of the physical office spaces within a primarily remote/virtual company setting.
  • A self-sufficient organizer who excels at multitasking and prioritizing in a dynamic, autonomous environment.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, eager to take initiative, drive projects forward, and act decisively without needing much guidance.
  • An adaptive and resilient individual, with the agility to navigate the rapid pace and evolving needs of a groundbreaking organization in a start-up-like environment.
  • An exceptional communicator and community advocate, deeply invested in racial equity and dedicated to uplifting voices within diverse communities, especially in a Black urban neighborhood.
  • A tech enthusiast proficient in modern tools and platforms, including Google Workspace, Slack, Zoom, MS Office, and project management tools, with an interest in enhancing our collaborative efforts and operational efficiency.
  • Practically equipped with reliable vehicular transportation and the ability to lift up to 10-15 lbs as needed for tasks such as office setup and event coordination.

Our Core Values:

  • Respect for Confidentiality: We handle sensitive information with care and integrity.
  • Loyalty: Our commitment to our organization and to each other is unwavering.
  • Mission Alignment and Advancement: We are dedicated to our collective goals and the advancement of our community.
  • Curiosity and Creativity: We encourage innovative thinking and the exploration of new ideas.
  • Initiation and Follow-Through: We are proactive in our efforts and committed to seeing projects to completion.

Join Us:

Join us, and be the change. As an integral part of our team, you will be at the forefront of our community empowerment efforts, independently steering our day-to-day operations towards excellence. Step into a role where every day presents a new challenge and an opportunity to lead, innovate, inspire, and make a meaningful impact. Embrace this chance to contribute to our mission, fostering a workspace that thrives on innovation and inclusivity.

Application Process:

Embark on this exciting journey by applying. We look forward to learning about your experiences and how you can contribute to our mission. Applications are open until the position is filled, but our commitment to change never pauses.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $4,250.00 - $5,250.00 per month

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Experience:

  • Office management: 1 year (Required)
  • Event planning: 1 year (Required)

Location:

  • Los Angeles, CA 90008 (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Los Angeles, CA 90008 (Required)

Work Location: In person

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