Administrative Services Coordinator

Posted By: Karen Hampton Job Board ,

Title: Administrative Services Coordinator

Division: Marketing, Communications & International Engagement

Location: Atlanta, GA

Position Type: Full time

Education Requirement: Bachelors 

Expeiance Requirement: 1-5 yrs 

Salary: $48k - $52k

Job Description & Details: 

Duties and responsibilities:

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state's sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia, promoting the state as a location for film and video projects, as well as planning and mobilizing state resources for economic development. GDEcD’s Marketing, Communications and International Engagement Division develops and manages all marketing, communications and interactive needs for GDEcD; upholds brand standards; and maintains the and websites.

The Administrative Services Coordinator is responsible for overall administrative duties and project coordination for the Marketing, Communications and International Engagement division. Responsibilities include reviewing, processing, and reconciling marketing budgets for multiple internal client divisions; processing scopes of work for marketing projects; paying invoices; managing vendors; assigning creative project teams, timelines and tasks; as well as providing support to division directors as needed.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Track and reconcile paydown budgets for internal client teams, a process which includes:
  1. Reviewing Scopes of Work (SOW) submitted by external creative, digital marketing, and PR agencies
  2. Coordinating the internal approval process for invoice payments
  3. Opening purchase requisitions and purchase orders in the PeopleSoft system
  4. Paying invoices and documenting when the payment process is complete
  5. Maintaining and reconciling a state Purchasing Card
  6. Creating spending burndown reports
  7. Maintaining a comprehensive document organization system for easy reference to invoices, SOWs, POs, etc.
  • Administer the Basecamp project management tool, opening new projects and assigning tasks to the graphic design, communications, and digital teams, as well as archiving and documenting projects upon completion
  • Work closely with GDEcD’s procurement team to manage the RFP process for contracting with marketing and PR agencies
  • Calendar coordination of large meetings between agency partners and marketing division members
  • Support internal partners with administrative duties on collaborative projects and marketing campaigns
  • Additional administrative duties and special projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, public administration, or a closely related field AND one (1) year of closely related experience; OR Associate’s degree and three (3) years of closely related experience; OR High School Diploma and five (5) years of closely related experience.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally and effectively
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook calendars, and other MS Office programs
  • Exceptional organizational skills that allow the candidate to smoothly manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to understand, interpret and follow rules, processes, policies and procedures
  • Must be willing to submit to regular Background/Credit checks, and be responsible for managing the Division’s State Purchasing Card.

Preffered Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree specializing in business, accountin, public administration, or a closely related field AND three years of closely related professional level experience
  • A proactive, detail-oriented, problem-solving mindset
  • Experience working with budgets and/or payments in state government or a higher education setting in Georgia.
  • One or more years tracking, managing and reconciling budgets in excess of $500,000, processing invoices and working with vendors
  • Experience with project management and payments systems such as Basecamp and PeopleSoft

Travel? and Weekends?: No

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Deadline: Open Until Filled; Apply ASAP. Position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.