Project Assistant


$9.50 to $11.00 per hour


chicago, IL

Date Posted:

October 10, 2017

Employment Type:


Job Reference:


Staffing Area:

Office & Administrative

OfficeTeam currently has an excellent opportunity for a highly skilled and motivated Project Assistant who is motivated and eager for a rewarding career with a cutting-edge team! If you love research, are talented at multitasking, and have exceptional organization skills, then this may be the job for you! We are confident this will be a great opportunity. We seek someone with the skills and abilities to succeed in this challenging career. Based in Chicago, Illinois, the Project Assistant position is a short term temporary opportunity.
What you get to do every single day
- Documenting meetings and keeping records of assignments and progress
- Planning travel and accommodation details for training seminars, conferences and additional project-related events
- Assist project teams by providing administrative, technical and clerical support
- Researching information online
- Managing the distribution of project information to key partners
- Handling the analysis of data, development of reports, proofreading and editing of documents, and preparation of presentations
- Supporting Project Managers and maintaining project deliverable schedules by organizing team meetings and communication according to project specifications
- Ensuring documents are complete, requesting additional information as needed
- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
- Solid understanding of customer service
- Knowledge of data entry
- Expertise in database and file management
- Ability to multitask and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds
- Demonstrated abilities with the Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
- 1 year of business/office experience is necessary for this position
- Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments
- Applicants are preferred to hold a BA/BS degree in business, communications, or related field; a high school diploma or its equivalent is required
- Microsoft Project, JIRA, Mavenlink, and NetSuite experience is a plus
OfficeTeam is the world's leader in professional staffing for office support jobs, focusing exclusively on the temporary and temporary-to-full-time placement of professionals in the administrative field. We are faster at finding you work because of the depth of our client network. Specifically, our professional staffing managers connect with thousands of hiring managers in North America every week to find your office support job opportunities. We evaluate all of our OfficeTeam temporaries' skills and match them with the needs of top employers in their area.

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