Office Assistant - Brave New Films
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Office Assistant

Brave New Films (BNF) is a non-profit organization that creates and distributes narrative content on social justice issues to educate and activate people to make a difference. We are seeking an Office Assistant to support multiple departments. This is an entry level position in a company whose employees are passionate about their work and thrive in a supportive atmosphere while dealing with important issues.   

Will work remotely until L.A. County approves non-essential workers to go back to office, then will work from that time at our Culver City location.

We are looking for: 

 
  • Ability to interact with and build relationships with fellow team members 
  • Accuracy and attention to detail 
  • Intelligent researcher  
  • Superb word Processing and writing skills for letters and emails 
  • Excellent computer skills: proficient with Google Suite, Microsoft Suite and Zoom! 
  • Basic graphic design skills 
  • Email Management Customer Relationship Management systems 
  • Basic website maintenance  (wordpress and nationbuilder) 

 

Skills Tests to Perform: 

 
  • Research and report on the ten top athletes and 5 celebrities who are vocal on racial justice issues
  • Out of those researched, write a sample letter asking them to participate in a Brave New Films event
  • Research and report on the top organizations statewide that focus on criminal justice reform. Pick any three states and don’t spend more than two hours on this task.
  • Instructions: This is a hypothetical situation; in your own words, what steps would you take to complete the assignment? Your response will be judged on efficiency and ability to complete the task.  

 

You are in charge of a large mail merge; you are tasked with creating formal letters and envelopes with names and addresses. You are given a  spreadsheet with people's names and contact information but with all information in the same cell. Additionally, all the information and text is lowercase.  

Example of what spreadsheet looks like: Link

 

  1. Explain in as much detail as you deem necessary your step by step process to clean up the spreadsheet and successfully execute a mail merge to create both letters and envelopes   

 

Benefits:

Competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, and vacation.

 

HOW TO APPLY 

Interested candidates should send a resume, a compelling cover letter, and completed Skills Tests to: [email protected] telling us who you are and why you are the right person for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.  

 

BNF is committed to encouraging diversity and inclusion into our workplace where such values are at the forefront of our daily work and interactions. We value and seek diverse team members who are passionate, innovative, and supportive of these values. 

   

BNF provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.”