Schaumburg Business Association

Administrative Assistant

Schaumburg Business Association
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schaumburg business association

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POSITION:                   Administrative Assistant
REPORTS TO:             President
Reporting directly to the Schaumburg Business Association President, the Administrative Assistant provides the following services to the SBA in a key professional staff position:
Membership Development
  • Manage SBA Database; regularly update and maintain member and prospect records.
  • Respond to member requests for information and assistance.
  • In charge of entering new members in Chamber Master, Mailchimp, ordering a name badge, and assigning the new member an Ambassador.
  • Print and mail members mailing labels.
  • Assemble membership prospective packets, and new member packets.
  • Responsible for sending renewal postcards, sending 3 month postcards, and pulling 2 month & 6 month reports.
Events/Committees/Networking Groups
  • Support and manage attendance building and registration for all monthly and signature SBA events.
  • Assistance in event planning and strategy for all monthly and signature events.
  • Support Marketing & Events with copies for events.
  • Responsible for business card scans and thank you notes after events.
  • Enter and manage registrations via phone, email and online into Chamber Master.
  • In charge of sending out networking groups update email and adjusting any updates to Chamber Master groups, event calendar page, and documents in new member packet/prospect packet.
  • Manage member contacts email distribution list, and lead the office on membership software updates
  • Responsible for the mailing of monthly membership renewals.
  • Respond to emails, voicemails and calls within 24 hours.
  • Maintain and update SBA shared drive and filing systems both virtual and traditional
  • Answer phones/greet guests
  • Mail distribution
  • SBA Errands
  • Refreshment and cleaning supply management
  • Manage office supplies
  • Manage Outlook events calendar
  • Assist Director of Finance as needed (AP/AR)
  • Assist in attendance and record minutes for all Board meetings
  • Book and confirm Glenstar conference rooms for the following events: Leadership Luncheon, New Member Orientation, and Board meetings.
  • Point person for all office contracts.
  • In charge of sending out greeting cards.


Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business, Event Management, Marketing, Political Science or other related field
2 years experience working with customer service.
Computer proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications, Internet, and database software
Excellent communications skills (Written and Verbal) and effective customer service skills
Professional demeanor, representing the organization with enthusiasm, political astuteness, professionalism, and image
Strong organizational & multi-tasking capabilities; ability to lead & manage volunteers and committees
Attention to detail; time and project management skills, ability to meet deadlines with professionalism and accuracy, and high degree of self-motivation
Ability to develop administrative controls and process improvements
Ability to work independently and exercise tact in a nonprofit environment
A cooperative attitude in a supportive work environment
The Schaumburg Business Association was formed in 2001 to represent the needs of businesses in Schaumburg, Illinois. With 760 members, the association is dedicated to enhancing the overall quality of life and economic vitality of the Schaumburg Area. The SBA advocates for the business community and provides world-class signature events and programs, specialized networking and educational opportunities, and legislative advocacy for its members.
The statements in this position profile are intended to represent
the key duties and level of work being performed;
they are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the position.
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