Hiring: Receptionist/Office Assistant

Receptionist/Office Assistant –SEIU Local 509

SEIU Local 509 is a fast growing, progressive union representing nearly 20,000 state workers, human service workers, higher education faculty and family child care providers in Massachusetts. This is an in-house position within the administrative department. 

Example of Duties:
Cover incoming calls and greet visitors at front desk
Collect and distribute all incoming mail and manage mailboxes
Track and document credit card activities
Maintain internal electronic meeting and meeting room calendar
Order food for all internal meeting
Maintain reception area, sign-in sheets and directory
Inventory and order office supplies
Compile and complete mailings
Fill building and office work orders
Provide assistance to meeting participants
Assemble welcome packets and internal forms and documents
Assist during events with registration, setup and logistics
Data entry and filing
Other administrative duties as needed

Supervision Received:
This position is supervised by the Director of Administration

Ability to be flexible and balance several projects simultaneously
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite
Ability to communicate well and function across the sectors and tiers of the union
Openness to learning new systems
Attention to detail and grammar


SEIU Local 509 offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits

Application Process:

SEIU Local 509 is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity — women, people of color and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit a résumé, and cover letter to:



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