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PRSA Buffalo Niagara seeks a Chapter Assistant to provide administrative support and assist with program management, electronic communication and database management. The ideal candidate has great attention to detail, the ability to work independently and remotely, and experience working with volunteers and committees. As the first impression most people have with the PRSA Buffalo Niagara Chapter, the Chapter Assistant must be professional, cheerful and a competent problem solver who can help members find solutions to a range of issues.

PRSA is the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications industry, and the local PRSA Buffalo Niagara Chapter has nearly 160 members representing all industries.

Duties include:

  • Office administration: Answer email, assist chapter members with questions and online payments, process job posting ads, collect chapter mail, maintain office supplies and promotional/event materials.
  • Assist volunteer committees: Create monthly membership reports, new member welcome packets and monthly renewal letters, and grant new members website access.
  • Database management: Add new members and remove lapsed members, update member information, track yearly chapter dues.
  • Program management: Track online registrations and payments, create attendee list and nametags, staff registration table at monthly events, reconcile attendance and outstanding payments.

Experience Required

  • Three to five years’ experience in clerical support position.
  • Proficiency with Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge in updating and maintaining databases, preferably FileMaker Pro.

Hourly Rate

  • $22-25/hr.

Scope of Hours, Work and Compensation

This is a contracted position; the Chapter Assistant is not be an employee of the organization. Competitive hourly rate will be commensurate with experience. It is anticipated that the Chapter Assistant will work 15-20 hours a month, with varying hours each week and an average of one evening or morning event each month. Most administrative duties can be completed remotely, but the Chapter Assistant must attend certain events or meetings, have their own transportation and use their own computer equipment.


To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to