Office Assistant

Part Time, LA

ABOUT MKG
Founded in 2003, MKG is a women-owned and operated creative agency specializing in brand action. Brand actions – including live experiences, digital, virtual, and hybrid events, employee engagements, and social impact actions – humanize brands through creative storytelling and thoughtful, purpose-driven engagement. We’re proud to be long-standing partners to brands like Google, Target, Netflix, Meta, lululemon, Delta Air Lines, and Dos Equis.

MKG has offices in NYC and LA. This role is located in CA. Candidates are expected to live within commuting distance of the office and be present for collaborative, in-person work Tues and Thurs.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Assist with daily office operations.

 MAJOR JOB OBJECTIVES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • General office coordination:
    • Dealing with packages and incoming mail
    • Monitor and manage inventory of office supplies, snacks, drinks, etc., and restocking as needed
    • Watering plants
    • Overseeing clerical tasks, such as receiving and sending mail
    • Filtering and distributing incoming office mail in a timely manner
    • Keep the office space clean, stocked, and organized throughout the kitchen, conference room, and communal areas
  • Serving as first POC for guests and the building facilities
  • Organizing office events on an as-needed basis, ordering food/drinks/party supplies (partner with Celebration committee)
  • Tech set up for the teams  in meeting/conference rooms for all agency meetings,  scanners, printers, etc (partner with IT)
  • Internal support across the agency
  • Various other tasks as they may arise

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education/Certification:
● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Work Experience:
● Proven experience as a of assistant or in another relevant administrative role
● Working knowledge of office equipment

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
● Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize, and comfortable working independently
● Flexibility and the ability to prioritize with diligence as tasks come in
● Proficiency with Google Drive a plus
● Exceptional people and communication skills
● Must be committed to providing outstanding customer service attitude demonstrating strong interpersonal skills
● No task is too big or too small kind of attitude
● Must be able to move 50lbs, bend, stretch, and stand for extended periods of time
● A positive attitude, a sense of humor, and a passion for your work (we love what we do and have fun doing it!)
● Comfortable being around dogs; we are a dog friendly agency!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Work as part of the team
  • Interact professionally with various levels of employees
  • Analyze situations and identify problems
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English