Administrative Assistant

Maine Public Broadcasting | Lewiston, ME, United States

Posted Date 5/07/2024

Do you enjoy connecting with people? Are you detail-oriented? Are you a public broadcasting fan? We’re looking for a full-time Administrative Assistant to join our team in Lewiston, Maine!

This role provides broad office support and helps to create a welcoming and professional atmosphere while receiving visitors, answering phone calls, and fielding questions and comments from our audience. The Administrative Assistant answers switchboard calls, receives visitors, replies to general email inquiries, and researches and responds to questions and comments. This role also assists with maintaining our Member database and problem-solving Maine Public member issues and concerns. The Administrative Assistant organizes and maintains our office, schedules and plans for meetings and events, coordinates food services, and helps with events, festivals, and other special projects. In addition, the Administrative Assistant must understand and appreciate the mission-driven values of public media.

Job Requirements: A minimum of two years of administrative support experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; high school diploma or equivalent; excellent verbal and written communications skills; proficiency and experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel. Must have a high level of organization and be detail oriented. A valid driver’s license is required.

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

Apply for this position with an online application, resume and cover letter:

Thinking about Applying? Research shows that people from historically excluded communities tend to apply to jobs only when they check every box in the posting. If you’re currently reading this and hesitating to apply, please remember that applicants demonstrate job requirements in differing ways and we appreciate that many skills and backgrounds can make people successful in this role. Moreover, we provide individualized professional development and are committed to helping our employees grow. Let us know how your lived experience and passion set you apart. You may be just the right candidate for this role.

About Maine Public: We are a non-profit, community-supported public media organization and the sole provider of statewide (and beyond!) public broadcasting coverage. As one of only seven statewide PBS/NPR joint licensees in the country, Maine Public operates 14 radio frequencies (with construction permits for seven more!), five free over-the-air television signals, three television translators, and 26 links of microwave to connect it all together. We are also the backbone of Maine’s Emergency Broadcast System. We broadcast a mix of local and national programming, educational programs, news and public affairs shows, documentaries, and arts and cultural programs. With NPR, PBS, and other partners we strive to be the standard bearer for high-integrity journalism and programming.

Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content.

Maine Public believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success and we welcome and encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to building inclusive and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status or military service record, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  We're committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion.

Maine Public is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Maine Public will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Human Resources Department:, 1-800-884-1717.





Salary40,000.00 - 45,000.00 Annual
Job Type
Admin - Clerical | Customer Service | General Business | Non-Profit | Other | Telecommunications
Town (optional)
Lewiston, Maine

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