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FIRM OVERVIEW | HR&A Advisors, Inc. (HR&A) is an industry-leading real estate, economic development and energy efficiency consulting firm. We have provided strategic advisory services for some of the most complex mixed-use, neighborhood, downtown, campus, and regional development projects across North America and abroad for clients in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Whether we are exploring the hidden potential of an abandoned industrial waterfront, developing a financing strategy for energy efficient retrofits for a commercial building owner, or illustrating the economic benefits of parks and open space redevelopment, HR&A creates value by providing innovative and creative solutions to the complex challenges of economic development and real estate in urban environments.
POSITION DESCRIPTION | HR&A seeks a part-time Administrative Assistant for HR&A's New York Office. Hours will be approximately 20-30 hours per week. Responsibilities will include: meeting scheduling, travel booking, production assistance of deliverables and marketing materials, answering and directing phone calls, various research tasks, and general administrative support for business operations, marketing and accounting. Candidate will report directly to the Chief Administrative Officer.
While the Assistant's most important responsibility will be to support general business operations, he or she will also have exposure to the firm's business development, marketing, and project efforts, including all staff trainings and office presentations.
The ideal candidate will have an interest in business administration and marketing. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a young professional to gain experience in working in a fast-paced professional office environment and has potential growth opportunities within HR&A.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED | Candidates should have at minimum a high school degree or GED. The ideal candidate would be a student in pursuit of a business administration degree. Excellent attention to detail and organization skills are essential. Strong communication and computer skills (including MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) are required. He/she should be a highly-motivated, independent thinker with sufficient poise and maturity for interaction with internal teams, clients and industry leaders.
SALARY | Hourly rate of $20 per hour based on 20-30 hours per week.
SUBMISSION | Please submit cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) on the HR&A website at www.hraadvisors.com/application-form>www.hraadvisors.com/application-form. Your file must be named in the following format "LAST NAME.FIRST NAME.DATE." Applications are due by July 31, 2014. For more information, please visit www.hraadvisors.com or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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