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The Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable (MS-BWR), is an intergenerational civic engagement statewide network and the women and girls empowerment arm of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) that champions equitable public policy on behalf of Black women and girls nationally and across the South. MS-BWR is a highly effective economic and social justice organizing network led by Black women across the country, with a focus on expanding inter-generational leadership and addressing economic insecurity, education and health disparities that perpetuate systemic, multi-generational poverty for too many Black women, families and communities. The four priority goals of MS-BWR is to:
* Strengthen BWR intergenerational networks, NCBCP affiliates, coalitions and partner organizations;
* Educate Mississippi policymakers about issues and policy solutions that address the economic and social justice concerns of Black women, their families, and communities;
* Create a pipeline for leadership inside BWR and in the public sphere; and
* Create public and private forums for Black women to be heard, valued and affirmed.


Administrative Assistant/Office Manager Job Description
Enhances the effectiveness of MS-BWR by supporting the execution of business operations and strategies. Provides a wide range of complex and confidential administrative and support duties. Requires excellent communication and interpersonal
skills and the ability to provide information to internal and external stakeholders.
Represents the executive as needed, and provides support through board administration and office management. Responsibilities include:
 Supports the executive team with the execution of identified strategies.
 Prioritize and communicate requests for the Executive Director’s (ED herein) and/or other executives time, manage the ED’s tasks and deadlines to ensure deadlines are met and tasks are completed.
 Maintain and manage the ED’s calendar including scheduling and confirming appointments.
 Complete all travel arrangements and prepare detailed itineraries.
 Communicate with staff in connection to scheduling meetings and task requests.
 Assist in the completion of the ED’s bi-weekly timesheets and expense reports.
 Assist in the completion of projects and any work assignments as requested.
 Supervise the oversight and maintenance of office technology, and business machines, including workstations (on-site and remote), copiers, fax machine, Internet connectivity, etc.
 Responsible for the facility’s day-to-day operations (such as distributing building access keys, coordination of maintenance, and serve as the liaison to the landlord’s representatives).
 Manage the organization of the office to ensure and maintain MS-BWR’s professional image.
 Coordinate intra-office events and activities.
 Maintain accurate filing system for corporate documents.
 Cross-train to support accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as may be required; including but not limited to: entering payables and receivables into the company accounting system; Accurately process invoices including verifying transaction information; scheduling and preparing disbursements, and Assist with payroll system and payroll related items.
 Maintain confidentiality at all times.
 Stakeholder relations as required.

 

Qualifications
 3 to 5 years of related work experience.
 Bachelor’s degree preferred
 Strong planning and organizational skills.
 Ability to build trust and maintain confidentiality.
 Excellent written, verbal and listening skills.
 Professional demeanor and customer-service attitude.
 Detailed-oriented with a proven ability to anticipate outcomes, multi-task and manage others.
 Advanced computer skills, including mastery of Microsoft Office 365 products,
and a comfortable understanding of, webcasts, presentations, and teleconferences.
 Familiarity with Excel or similar software is a plus.
 Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to BWR’s mission
Salary: Depends on experience
To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to info@msblackwomensroundtable.org.

This posting will remain open until filled. Posted August. 13, 2019

 


PROGRAM COORDINATOR

The Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable (MS-BWR), is an intergenerational civic engagement statewide network and the women and girls empowerment arm of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) that champions equitable public policy on behalf of Black women and girls nationally and across the South. National Black Women’s Roundtable is a highly effective economic and social justice organizing network led by Black women across the country, with a focus on expanding inter-generational leadership and addressing economic insecurity, education and health disparities that perpetuate systemic, multi-generational poverty for too many Black women, families and communities.

 

The four priority goals of Black Women Roundtable that includes MS Black Women’s Roundtable is to:

     * Strengthen BWR intergenerational networks, NCBCP affiliates, coalitions and partner organizations;

     * Educate policymakers about issues and policy solutions that address the economic and social justice concerns of 

       Black women, their families and communities;

     * Create a pipeline for leadership inside BWR and in the public sphere; and 

     *  Create public and private forums for Black women to be heard, valued and affirmed

 

Responsibilities

The Program Coordinator will plan and coordinate one or more programs for MS-BWR, including scheduling community meetings and advocacy training, develop an effective community engagement and outreach strategy, coordinate with partner organizations, develop and implement programs that align with the organization’s mission and support the organization’s goals. Particularly working with community-based organizations and advocates to engage and inform the community and policymakers about policies, programs, resources and other pertinent information to advance MS-BWR.  The Program Coordinator will assist in creating program materials and outreach tools and ensure that the program achieves the stated goals and objectives. May be responsible for assisting with special events that publicize the organization and its programs to the community. The Program Coordinator will occasionally be directed in several aspects of the work. 

 Qualifications

  • 3 to 5 years of related work experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in or a related field of study.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to engage with people from all socio-economic backgrounds and positions
  • A strong track record of positioning an organization to achieve tangible outcomes in a competitive environment
  • Ability to support peers and adhere to supervision and MS-BWR policies

Salary

Depends on experience

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to info@msblackwomensroundtable.org.  This posting will remain open until filled.