Administrative Assistant for Communications

The Uwharrie District of the Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time administrative assistant for communications (10 hours per week, with flexible schedule to meet the needs of the District Office and the employee).  The purpose of this position is to support the District Superintendent and the Conference in maintaining communication of all relevant information in a timely manner to the Uwharrie District.

Responsibilities will include producing the weekly newsletter, ensuring timely updates to the District website, maintaining local user groups, and email lists to ensure communication is appropriate and timely to individuals and groups within the District.  This individual will also maintain contact/communication with candidates, clergy partners, surviving spouses, and all other clergy categories, and other office duties as needed.

Experience/training in newsletter development, website creation and maintenance is required, with the ability to communicate accurately and clearly both orally and in writing; pleasant telephone manner; able to think on feet when dealing with callers.   The ideal candidate will be proficient and keep up with updates of computer software, including Microsoft Office 2007 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft Access (maintain database for mailing labels, lists, records for district reservations, certified lay speakers, etc.), Adobe Suite/Microsoft Publisher (newsletter, other brochures/flyers), and website management.

To apply for this position, please submit cover letter, resume and completed employment application (email preferred).  Please click here to access the employment application:

Kathy C. Odell, SPHR
Director of Human Resources
The Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church
P. O. Box 18005
Charlotte, NC  28218
(704) 567-6117 (Fax)