Administrative Assistant – Part time 12.00/hr

Job Description:

The Ellensburg Downtown Association is hiring a part time Administrative Assistant who is outgoing, organized, self-motivated, and works well with people. Gain experience in the fields of office management, promotion, public relations, event planning, and more. The Administrative Assistant will assist the PR Coordinator and Executive Director in day-to-day tasks. This position is 25 hours a week, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 2 pm with some occasional evening and weekend work required.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] by May 16 at 5 pm.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

Office management-

  • Provide primary contact for telephone calls and office walk-ins, transfer calls, take and log messages.
  • Ensure office remains stocked with necessities.
  • Greet and direct guests as they arrive.
  • Ensure office remains tidy and welcoming.


  • Distribute promotional material, newsletters, etc.
  • Maintain EDA Facebook and Instagram.
  • Assist in updating EDA website.

Event Planning-

  • Assist in the planning and promotion of events.
  • Work events when needed.


  • Maintain EDA scrapbook.
  • Attend monthly Board meetings (4th Monday of the month, 4-5:30 pm)
  • Attend one committee meeting a month.
  • Update Chamber and Daily Record calendar of events.
  • Write and mail thank you notes to volunteers and organizational supporters.


  1. Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills are required.
  2. Well organized self-starter capable of working in independent and group settings.
  3. Successful experience in an administrative role, which included customer service, marketing, promotions, communications and related information.
  4. Must have general computer skills and be proficient using Facebook and Instagram, word processing, and spreadsheet applications.
  5. Preferred software experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suites, WordPress, Square Space, and Canva.
  6. Must have your own reliable transportation.
  7. High School diploma required.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] by May 16 at 5 pm.