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Administrative Assistant

Posted by: Joshua Laraby

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FEDA is hiring for the following position. 
Apply by February 8, 2017. 


Administrative Assistant/Project Coordinator


Brief Position Overview:

Fairfield Economic Development Association is searching for an organized, dynamic and self-motivated Administrative Assistant-Project Coordinator to join the economic development staff team. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and assists in performing a variety of diverse administrative and technical work for implementation of economic and community development plans, programs, and projects.  At a glance, the position is responsible for supporting the organizations day-to-day operations and assists with moving economic development projects forward.

This is a part-time position that averages approximately 15 hours per week. Some local travel within Fairfield and adjacent counties is necessary for this position to attend meetings, along with commitment to some weekend and evening community development engagements as they arise. A minimum 1 year commitment is required for this position.

Skillset & Proficiency for Success:

Administrative assistant experience, high quality customer service skills and project management experience along with lucid writing and verbal communication skills will all be needed to be successful in the position. The selected candidate will be able to meet project deadlines and have or show developable project leadership skills. Knowledge of and fluency in Microsoft Office Suite is essential: Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher and Outlook. 

 Additional Beneficial Experience:

Experience in any of the following would be helpful [but not required] to the candidate selected: marketing, membership relations, mass communications,property management, community development, economic development.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and references to Joshua Laraby, Executive Director, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with “Project Coordinator Application” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted through February 8, 2017.    

About Fairfield Economic Development Association:

Fairfield Economic Development Association is a not-for-profit organization, established in 1977 with its core mission to: “Sustain and improve the quality of life of the citizen’s in Fairfield, Iowa throughout targeted economic development initiatives and programs.” FEDA works closely with local community development organizations, financial institutions and businesses, as well as agencies and elected officials in local, county, state and federal government to help facilitate economic growth in Fairfield. 

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