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Junior Achievement of Maine Career Opportunities

We are always looking for dedicated staff members who believe in JA's mission and want to educate Maine's youth in financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work-readiness. If you are interested in joining our team, please email a cover letter and your resume to Michelle Anderson.

Current Openings:

Development Assistant/Bookkeeper 
Part time position, approximately 25 hours a week

Position Concept
This position is responsible for all the administrative aspects of development and donor relations and office management. Reports directly to JA president.

Primary Responsibilities:
1. Bookkeeping: pay bills, prepare weekly treasurer reports, monthly board reports, reconciling accounts, making weekly transfers, making weekly deposits
2. Leads fundraising administrative duties: invoicing, acknowledgement letters, data entry in BCRM & QuickBooks, annual letter campaign, financial reporting for annual report, prepare yearly audits, follow ups with donors, etc.
3. Office management: works with vendors to review and execute new leases, order materials, liaison to board members for donations/paperwork, takes board meeting minutes
4. Helps ensure good school and community relations to encourage continued support for JA Maine

Education/Experience Required:
Associate degree or equivalent experience. Strong oral/written communication, organizational/planning and training skills. Computer literacy. Accounting & data entry skills. Detail orientated. Proficient in QuickBooks. Self-motivator. Can work with deadlines.

Please send a coverletter and resume to Michelle Anderson at 

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