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Administrative Assistant - Multi-Market (WA #1920-133)

City: Seattle

State: Washington

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for an Administrative Assistant to join our incredible team in the Mountain Pacific Region. Working as a member of the Constituent Services Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. 

In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining smooth daily operations across multiple designated offices, including equipment, supplies, mail processing and data entry/management. 


  • Demonstrate a ‘constituent first’ level of service by ensuring that requests for service and support (phone, email, etc.) are quickly addressed and/or routed to the staff most equipped to do so.
  • Work with the constituent services department to ensure business rules and processes are being performed consistently and correctly for all designated offices.
  • Perform data entry of donations/gifts received and other donor/prospect information; handle transfer of online donations to database, produce all needed reports. 
  • Ensure that all donations, including those submitted by others on behalf of our constituents (e.g. matching gifts, donor-advised funds, etc.), are properly recorded in the system
  • Correct misdirected donations to ensure they honor the donor intent
  • Make necessary changes to constituent records in the various online platforms to support the constituent and staff needs related to development, marketing and mission-related activities
  • Maintain accurate and clean donor files (merging duplicate records, maintaining groups/segments, etc.)
  • Generate reports through the various online platforms to retrieve data required for business management and operations
  • Process office deposits; prepare deposit documentation and perform data entry of incoming monies
  • Prepare and distribute donor acknowledgments for online gifts, memorials and other miscellaneous gifts using nationwide business rules.
  • Serve as the first contact for incoming calls and direct the calls to the appropriate staff or resource.
  • Process payment of any office bills that need to be paid through the Association’s payment system.
  • Assist Executive Director with various administrative tasks as requested
  • Keep Seattle office clean and open during business hours


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Associate’s degree preferred.
  • Two to three years of solid administrative assistant/receptionist experience with ability to handle a busy switchboard and a variety of inquiries with courtesy and accuracy. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent people skills working as part of an internal team and with external volunteers.
  • Ability to organize and multi-task and pay strong attention to details.
  • Ability to prioritize, self-motivate and work independently for extended periods of time.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and experience using database systems.
  • Knowledge of telephone systems, copiers, fax machines, etc.
  • Bi-lingual skills in English/Spanish a plus
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace, all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. 


To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email):

Human Resources Department
American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
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