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Part Time Program /Administrative Assistant (Internship)

Office | Troy, MI | Part Time, Temporary, and Internship

Job Description


Part Time Administrative Assistant (Internship)

International Strategic Management: 

Since 1991, International Strategic Management, Inc. (ISM) has provided economic development services to organizational leadership teams around the world, facilitating the establishment of entrepreneurial ecosystems, and strategies for leadership teams on economic development and entrepreneurship. We also deliver entrepreneurship and leadership training to high school students and to organizations supporting technology commercialization, including training for minority, ethnic, and immigrant groups. 

Position Summary:

This position provides administrative and secretarial support for the ISM team. 

Principle Duties And Responsibilities include: 

All standard general office duties and responsibilities, including correspondence with all contacts via mail (thank you cards, reports, email, and phone calls)

  • Create print and digital content for several websites

  • Curate and promote eventsand programs

  • Write Press Releases and follow-up after with various agencies

  • Podcast – platforms, responses, coordinate with ISM team regarding guest speakers

  • Collect and prepare customer testimonials for viewing

  • Manage CRM client outreach using Mailigen and campaign system

  • Work with ISM team to set up a funding campaign

  • Design and implement visualization projects to promote impact on global scale

  • Assist the ISM team in publishing the corporate newsletter by gathering information, preparing and editing articles, designing graphic presentation, producing and distributing

  • Data mining and reporting for the sales and account management team

  • Prepare outgoing and respond to incoming RFPs

  • Log all RFP requests and track progress end to end

  • Research and prepare case studies and analytics

  • Record responses in either a tangible response format, or a digital format as requested

  • Assist the ISM team in publishing the corporate newsletter by gathering information, preparing and editing articles as well as distribution

Qualifications/Skills/Knowledge Requirements: 

This position is perfect for a self-directed team player with a positive, friendly and can-do attitude. We seek a detail-oriented assistant who can be flexible with working hours, meet deadlines despite numerous interruptions, and manage conflicting priorities. The successful candidate must also have the ability and desire to work with international cultures and leaders. To perform effectively in this position, the applicant must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Four years of college in business, marketing, communications, journalism, international studies or related field  or related work experience.

  • Three years of administrative experience. 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently with little supervision. 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite. 

  • QuickBooks experience preferred, but not required.    

  • Knowledge of Google Forms is a plus or other web tools and databases such as Nutshell or other CRM tools

  •  Requires typing speed minimum of 60 wpm. 

General Information 

Pay: DOE 

Hours: 5-15 hours a week

Office locations: Online for now. Troy and Detroit, some travel may be required in southeast Michigan.

To be considered for this position:

Submit a cover letter with your resume and pay requirements.

Next steps would be an interview and background checks, then a second interview before final consideration.