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Office Assistant

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33 N Saginaw St, Pontiac, MI 48342, USA

Job Type

Office Assistant (Internship)

About the Role

Basic Function:

The ideal Office Assistant will not only be responsible for clerical support, but also have a willingness to learn, be resourceful and independent, and take on additional responsibilities over time. They should be highly motivated, possess excellent organizational skills, the ability to effectively handle multiple priorities, and a strong work ethic. The candidate should be punctual, have a high degree of proficiency with computers and applications, and have exceptional communication skills.

​Internship duties are likely to turn into part-time/full-time employment. Excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding associates/event management company with a tri-county footprint and grow with the company.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Copy, faxing and filing for several different clients.

  • Maintain office facilities.

  • Enter data into electronic applications.

  • Answering Direct calls appropriately.

  • Implement and improve changes in procedures immediately.

  • Assist Lead Managers, as needed.

  • Assist in other technical marketing tasks, as assigned.

  • Promote and research areas of improvement to enhance the Washington Events brand, reputation, and efficiency.

  • The ability to multitask and attention to detail are critical.

  • A passionate candidate who is willing to take on anything from small internal administrative tasks to high profile requests.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be able to type and use word processing software.

  • Excellent ability to take notes/minutes.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple projects and details simultaneously.

  • Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication and editing skills and have excellent attention to detail.

  • Must demonstrate effective critical thinking skills and be able to problem-solve.

  • Knowledge of online marketing services, social media, and the Internet required.

  • Must work independently, high energy level, and must be friendly, and having a sense of humor are essential.

  • Must work cooperatively with fellow Washington Events employees, advocate and follow the Washington Events core values daily.

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with management, fellow employees, and customers.

  • Ability to read, count, and write English to accurately complete all documentation.

Job Type: Internship

Pay: To be discussed


Employee assistance program

Flexible schedule Schedule:

4-8-hour shifts

Monday to Friday

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb County MI. (Required)


High school or equivalent (Preferred) At the time of application, you must be enrolled in an educational institution.


  • Digital Marketing: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Marketing: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Social Media Platforms: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Clerical: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

Downtown Pontiac

This Job Is:

An Equal Employment opportunity in which military-experienced candidates are encouraged to apply

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Company's website:

Benefit Conditions:

Waiting period may apply

Only qualified employees eligible

Work Remotely:

Maybe available after training Temporarily due to COVID-19 COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

How to Apply: Submit Resume with Cover letter to

About the Company

Washington Events, established in 2013, is an associations and events management firm, specializing in corporate meetings, conferences, and special event planning. We are responsible for the small business and administration management of non-profits, and the development, execution, and management of successful fundraising and special event concepts, as well as engaged in the community and development of inner-city youth.

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