SEIU Local 32BJ

Bi-Lingual Administrative Assistant

Based in Boston, MA


32BJ SEIU is one of the largest and most dynamic labor unions in the East coast, with over 175,000 members in twelve states and Washington, DC. The Union is at the forefront of building the nation’s labor movement, supporting progressive candidates for elected office and moving a broad policy agenda, including campaigns to guarantee living wages, promote responsible development and expand access to health care. Its parent organization, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), is the nation’s largest labor union. District 615 - located in Boston - is committed to building a strong Union based on membership participation and leadership development. We are looking for a bilingual person to work as field representative with the Commercial Division of 32BJ SEIU, District 615.The Bi-lingual Administrative Assistant will support staff and operations of the entire Boston office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing logistical support for union events including organizing and lifting materials, and setting up for meetings and events;
  • Assisting with reception including greeting visitors, answering phone and routing calls;
  • Screening members for worksite issues and connecting members to Service Center as necessary;
  • Checking voicemail and fax;
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting IT equipment and hardware;
  • Maintaining office space and equipment;
  • Ordering and organizing office supplies and kitchens, taking inventory of supplies;
  • Assisting with internal office/furniture moves as needed;
  • Providing clerical support including filing, copying, data entry, document editing, and mailings;
  • Processing incoming/outgoing mail including UPS and FedEx;
  • Supporting administrative functions using union-provided technology tools and applications;
  • Running errands for union operations;
  • Set-up/breakdown of laptops/projector/conference calls for meetings;
  • Other administrative duties as required.


  • Minimum 1 year experience in an equivalent position;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize responsibilities and meet deadlines;
  • Being well organized and detail-oriented;
  • Strong professional demeanor, exhibiting tact, and working well with people of diverse economic/cultural backgrounds;
  • Proficient computer, database, phone system and other technology skills covering a variety of office equipment;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Ability to work long and/or irregular hours as needed, which may include weekends and evenings;
  • Valid driver’s license and car with insurance is preferred;
  • Bilingual is required (Spanish/English)

We offer a salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package includes employer-paid health and dental insurance for employees and their qualified dependents and a pension plan.

 SEIU 32BJ is an equal opportunity employer; women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

To Apply:
Please email a letter of interest, résumé, and references to Human Resources at HR@seiu32bj.org with subject “Admin Assist. 615

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