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MMDC is currently seeking a half-time office manager at our Mt. Pleasant office. The position offers flexible working hours within the hours of operation.

Position Description:  MMDC Office Manager

Middle Michigan Development Corporation (MMDC) is seeking a qualified office manager to maintain the office functions, record and bookkeeping, and scheduling for the MMDC team. Because MMDC’s work is fluid, the ideal candidate will be a self-starter and have the ability to manage and execute quickly and nimbly. Project oversight and coordination, event planning, communication, and adaptability to changing priorities are vital. As the office manager, this position assists in maintaining the organization of tasks, schedules, and records to ensure that the entire MMDC can effectively achieve their goals. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail are imperative. Position is an office role and does not have a remote option.

Hours and Compensation

  • $20-$24/hour, according to experience
  • 20-24 hours/week – flexible within office hours
  • Office hours: Mon-Thurs, 8AM-5PM. Friday: 8AM-12PM
  • Some work outside of standard hours may be required on occasion
  • As a privately-funded non-profit, MMDC does not offer insurance or retirement benefits

Application Deadline

Position is open until filled

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

Executive Assistant to Leadership and Governance

  • Establish and maintain positive working relations with President, management, board members and community leaders
  • Assist President, management and board members in the creation and transmission of important documents and information for the various clients and associates of MMDC
  • Manage multiple complex schedules for the President, Vice President and boards
  • Manage travel schedules and itinerary for President, Vice President and boards

Meeting and Event Coordination and Documentation

  • Schedule and coordinate monthly, quarterly and annual meetings
  • Schedule and coordinate Special Events
  • Prepare agendas, attend meetings and compile meeting minutes for various boards and committees

Office Management

  • Develop efficient procedures/practices to manage an effective and well-organized office
  • Answer and properly direct incoming visitors or phone inquiries professionally and positively
  • Manage records and financials through the use of Quick Books and MS Office Suite
  • Pay bills, prepare invoices and make deposits on behalf of the Corporation and the MMDC Foundation
  • Manage billing cycle and associated corporate communications for clients and corporate sponsors
  • Maintain office records, contact lists, and financial documents
  • Oversee operational functions and reporting efforts related to MMDC projects, grant management, and corporate contracts
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Associate Degree or higher is preferred
  • Experience managing an office environment or in supporting executive leadership is preferred
  • Experienced with MS Office, QuickBooks, Mailchimp, and Google products
  • Working knowledge of grant writing and reporting is a plus
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs on occasion is required
  • Valid drivers license is required

To Apply

Applicants should include an original writing sample along with a cover letter, resume and a list of references.

Email application materials to Jim McBryde and Kati Mora with the subject line "Office Manager Application:"  &  

About Middle Michigan Development Corporation

Middle Michigan Development Corporation (MMDC) is the Economic Development Organization representing the communities, business and institutions encompassing Isabella, Clare, Gladwin and Osceola counties.  MMDC’s role is to connect the various interests present in the community to promote the growth of the region through increased jobs, tax base and overall economic vitality.