Administrative Assistant (part-time)

JOH - Billerica, MA



JOH is one of the strongest independent brokers in the country. With offices and strategic partnerships across the United States, JOH is extremely focused on finding profitable solutions for both our clients and customers. At JOH, we deeply believe in selling the right way, with passion and integrity.

Our teams represent each client with tenacity and respect. We deliver on all fronts by offering the best in headquarter sales, retail merchandising and extraordinary access to key decision makers. JOH is a dedicated and strong company that is Driven to Sell Right.

JOH is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant in our Billerica, MA location.

Reporting to the Department Head, theresponsibilities of this position include multitasking demands requiring strongadministrative skills, an ability to manage time sensitive projects,understanding of manufacturers/grocer dynamics and the ability to employ gooddecision making skills.


  • Provide administrativesupport to the Department Head; supporting AE’s as needed
  • Assist in compilinginformation/presentations for budget meetings
  • Create, send and trackinvoices
  • Coordinate internaland external meetings, including booking conference rooms, ordering food andcleaning up
  • Coordinate travelarrangements including flights, cars, hotels
  • Act as a resource /liaison among departments, customers and peers
  • Calendar/itinerarymanagement
  • Maintain Rolodex inAccess database; update client lists
  • Order and maintaindepartment inventory (samples, equipment, etc.)
  • Assist witharrangements / preparation for staff meetings, trade shows, sales meetings,office personnel events, and trade functions as necessary
  • Technically assistdepartmental members as required
  • All other relatedduties as assigned
  • Abilityto meet attendance standard


Language Skills

  • Ability to read andcomprehend detailed instructions, short correspondence and memos
  • Abilityto read and interpret documents such as principal instruction manuals, and JOHcompany procedure manuals
  • Strongknowledge of the English language and rules
  • Strongability to write in a cohesive, comprehensive manner
  • Strongediting skills

Mathematical Skills

  • Musthave knowledge of basic mathematical concepts
  • Abilityto use calculator to perform simple functions

Reasoning Ability

  • Ableto handle multiple tasks
  • Organized
  • Detailoriented
  • Highdegree of accuracy
  • Goodinterpersonal / communications skills and the ability to exchange informationclearly and concisely > * Abilityto interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram orschedule form
  • Adhereto company policies and procedures
  • Maintainconfidentiality as appropriate

Technical Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint andOutlook. SharePoint a plus.


  • College degree preferred, 3+ years of related job experience along with excellentpeople skills.


The physical demands described here are representative ofthose that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essentialfunctions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee isregularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, toolsor controls; and talk or hear. Theemployee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand,walk and climb or balance. Specificvision abilities required by this job include close vision. May require liftingor handling packages up to 20 lbs.

Job Type: Part-time


  • administrative assistant: 3 years (Required)


  • Associate (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule


  • Other

Ergonomic Workspace:

  • Yes

Administrative Duties:

  • Scheduling
  • Sorting and sending mail
  • Answering and routing phone calls

Financial Duties:

  • Expense reports

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused