Program Assistant

Website cordovachamber Cordova Chamber of Commerce

Working together for a stronger Cordova!

The Program Assistant works closely with the Executive Director and the Events & Member Services Coordinator. She or he is responsible for completing projects and tasks that fulfill the mission of the organization as assigned by the ED.

Working 15-20 hours per week, the Program Assistant will provide both programmatic and administrative support to the organization:

  • Programmatic Support
    • Provide support within each of the organization’s strategic priorities (quality of life enhancement, business support, destination management, and economic development); including project and task management and evaluation, gaming and fundraising support, research and communication (verbal and written), event support, ongoing development of programs to meet mission-specific goals
  • Administrative Support
    • Database management, visitor mailings, membership mailings, board meeting support, online research, file and calendar management, travel coordination, office supply replenishment, and other general administrative tasks as assigned
    • General office management such as answering phones, fielding emails, light bookkeeping, payroll, reporting, and office maintenance



  • Strong attention to detail while working towards mission-specific goals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic analytical and strong organizational skills
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently while multitasking
  • Computer literacy, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Money-handling experience and basic knowledge of accounting


  • Bookkeeping, payroll, and reporting experience or knowledge
  • Office experience

Schedule & Compensation                                                                                       

This position is Cordova, Alaska-based, and will work in the office with remote-working available up to 30% of the time with prior approval. This part-time, year-round position offers flexible hours, with the possibility to transition to a full-time position in the future. Compensation is $20-22/hour DOE with 401k retirement and healthcare coverage available. Family-friendly workplace.

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