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Career

Thank you for your interest in joining the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce's professional team.

Administrative Assistant

We are looking for a master multi-tasker with excellent communication skills and an upbeat attitude. Candidates should be able to assist management and all visitors to the organization by handling office tasks, providing polite and professional assistance via phone, mail, and e-mail, making reservations or travel arrangements, and generally being a helpful and positive presence in the workplace.

The candidate should be professional, polite, and attentive while also being accurate. They should always be prepared and responsive, willing to meet each challenge directly. They must be comfortable with computers, general office tasks, and excel at both verbal and written communication.

Administrative Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Handling office tasks, such as filing, generating reports and presentations, setting up for meetings, and reordering supplies.
  • Providing real-time scheduling support by booking appointments and preventing conflicts.
  • Making travel arrangements, such as booking flights, cars, and making hotel and restaurant reservations.
  • Screening phone calls and routing callers to the appropriate party.
  • Using computers to generate reports, transcribe minutes from meetings, create presentations, and conduct research.
  • Greet and assist visitors.
  • Maintain polite and professional communication via phone, e-mail, and mail.
  • Anticipate the needs of others in order to ensure their seamless and positive experience.

Administrative Assistant Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree or 4 years of related experience.
  • Prior administrative experience.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially typing and Microsoft Excel.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Desire to be proactive and create a positive experience for others.

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Jason Powers, jpowers@wacochamber.com.

 

About the Waco Chamber of Commerce

The Waco Chamber of Commerce is the lead economic development organization in Waco/McLennan County, Texas. The Chamber’s work is undertaken in partnership with the regional business community, the City of Waco, McLennan County, the Waco Industrial Foundation, the Waco-McLennan County Economic Development Corporation, our workforce, educational institutions and other organizations dedicated to working in a collaborative manner to make the Greater Waco region the perfect place for business, industry and people to grow and prosper. The Chamber is a not for profit, membership‐driven organization comprised of nearly 1,500 businesses.

About Waco:

Greater Waco, located in McLennan County, Texas, along the Interstate 35 corridor is home to more than 14,000 companies, 241,505 people and a regional workforce of approximately 320,000. Greater Waco’s centralized location with access, to Dallas and Austin (90 miles) and Houston and San Antonio (185 miles), make it a regional center of economic activity and an ideal community for businesses and individuals.

Since 2006, Greater Waco has seen more than $1.3 billion in new capital investments and $596 million in riverfront and downtown development, making it an attractive place to live, work and play. Greater Waco is landscaped with top-rated higher educational institutions, including Baylor University, McLennan Community College, Texas State Technical College Waco, Tarleton State University in Waco and Texas Tech in Waco.