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Executive Assistant

Gaithersburg, MD


UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO located in Gaithersburg, MD seeks a “C” level Executive Administrator to support its busy President. MCGEO is a 9,000-member labor union committed to advancing the economic interests of our members and their families. We serve through the collective bargaining, legislative, political and organizing processes.

The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the President. This is a fulltime 40 hours per week position with additional hours as needed to address the needs of the organization. This position reports directly to the President.

Requires relevant associates degree (AA/AS) or equivalent; bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) preferred. Minimum of 5 years of directly related experience supporting executive level management. We are a team oriented organization and the dress code is business casual.

Needs to be able to work comfortably and efficiently in a top level high pressure-deadline oriented work setting. Requires impeccable writing and editing skills and the ability to draft correspondence. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms.) Needs to be able to relate well to a diverse range of individuals including public officials and high profile individuals. Good judgement and the ability to handle sensitive, confidential information with discretion, diplomacy and tact is critical. Should have demonstrated experience supervising staff and delegating work. Must have a willingness to do all things necessary to get the job done. Duties include:

  • Initiate meeting preparation to include agendas prep and taking minutes
  • calendar and travel management of the President and Executive Board
  • organizing, managing quarterly membership and monthly executive board meetings
  • sending communication (electronic and hard copy) to board members and external parties
  • managing and screening the President’s incoming calls and mail independently
  • prepare executive board reports, expense reports, and interface with the company’s CPA to conduct annual *audits and financial reports
  • track expenses and manage internal financial reports
  • manage payroll submission

Must possess an unquestionable personal code of ethics, and integrity. The Executive Assistant to the President employment is contingent on passing a pre-screening Microsoft Office Suite test, and a post-offer drug screen, reference check, driver’s history, and background check. Starting salary $60,000 with a benefits package valued at over $15,000 annually. Qualified applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of submission by phone or email. NO PHONE CALLS.

Competitive benefits package to include paid annual and sick leave, fifteen paid holidays annually, healthcare, dental benefits, and an excellent pension plan.

Interested candidates should forward a resume to YCuffie@MCGEO.org, with Executive Assistant in the subject line or mail to Yvette Cuffie, Secretary-Treasurer, UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO, 600 South Frederick Avenue, Suite 200, Gaithersburg, MD 20877.

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