Business Services Assistant

Job Description and Qualifications:

• This position will work directly with the Chief Operating Officer, Development Director and Marketing and Branding Director on a variety of projects.

• Assist with financial data entry, deposits, accounts payable/receivable, donor tax substantiation letters, and other financial items as needed.

• Assist with various donor communications and mailings such as welcome packets, email blasts, thank you notes, assistance around public events, etc.

• Assist with automation and integration of processes related to donors, billing, and other processes as needed.

• Assist with building our contacts list and maintaining donor/member databases.

• Maintain and enhance relationships with donors and sponsors

• Assist with coordination and planning of public events throughout the state

• Assist with development of standard forms, employee handbook, code of conduct, and other policies and procedures as needed.

• Handle day-to-day administrative needs, office supply orders, filing, assist with employee questions, etc.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Word and Excel. Experience with Quickbooks preferred.

• College degree is preferred.

What You’ll Get:

• The opportunity to work alongside award-winning journalists and make significant contributions to Mississippi’s FIRST nonprofit, nonpartisan digital news and information source.

• Competitive salary and benefits package.

• We have a modern office environment with plenty of natural light with an office-wide view of a beautiful wooded area.

• To work in a culture with passionate, creative, diverse and dedicated teammates to create and grow the organization.

How to Apply:

• Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and a resume to careers@mississippitoday.org with Business Services Assistant in the subject line.