Cherokee Office of Economic Development · Cherokee by Choice.

Cherokee Office of Economic Development · Executive Administrative Assistant (Full-time)

One Innovation Way Woodstock, Georgia 30188

The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) is seeking a highly organized and proactive Executive Administrative Assistant to provide support to our President & CEO and Vice President. The ideal candidate will be able to manage a wide range of administrative and executive support tasks while maintaining a positive attitude and a high level of professionalism. The Executive Administrative Assistant will be responsible for researching, and prioritizing incoming issues and concerns addressed to the leadership team, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature, and then determining an appropriate course of action, referral, or response.

Due to the highly collaborative culture and multitude of in-person programs hosted by COED, this is not offered as a remote position.


Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating and assisting with meetings, including preparing agendas, taking minutes, and distributing materials
  • Managing and prioritizing incoming correspondence, including emails and phone calls
  • Preparing and editing documents, reports, notices, and presentations
  • Conducting research, drafting RFI’s, and compiling data
  • Assisting with special projects and events
  • Providing backup bookkeeping and administrative support for Operations Manager
  • Managing membership questions and activities for The Circuit
  • Updating website as needed
  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, with additional education or training in office administration or related field preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience supporting a team in a fast-paced, customer-focused office environment
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an administrative role supporting an executive or senior-level manager

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Exceptional organization skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, and Social Media web platforms

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Professional demeanor and appearance
  • Positive attitude and ability to work collaboratively with others
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