Administrative Assistant with French-language Skills


Administrative Assistant with French-language Skills


Job:  Administrative Assistant

Location: Brooklyn

Date:   Start immediately


Bonjour NY is a New-York based company that provides a variety of French-language educational services:


  • Summer camp for children
  • Private/semi-private lessons for children
  • After-school enrichment classes for children
  • Private/semi-private lessons for adults



Job requirements include the following:


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Three years of experience as an administrative assistant
  • Strong communication skills, positive attitude, initiative, flexibility, dependability, creativity, and ability to work and problem solve as a team player
  • Skills with bookkeeping and financial analysis
  • Must be willing to occasionally work week-ends, early mornings, and late evenings
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently
  • French language is a plus but not required


Job responsibilities include:


  • Managing telephone and email communication among all Bonjour NY stakeholders, including French teachers, parents, Bonjour NY staff, and schools.  Communication tasks include sending email blasts, answering individuals’ calls and emails, and transferring calls to appropriate staff.
  • Bookkeeping
  • Creating a system to improve company workflow
  • Managing the registration process for all Bonjour NY services. This includes creating/revising registration forms, tracking responses, and following up on client questions.
  • Managing the shared Bonjour NY calendar, including the weekly calendar for French teachers.
  • Creating and maintaining informational charts such as client contacts, camper allergies, etc.
  • Maintaining office supplies inventory
  • Filing
  • Opening and organizing mail
  • Creating and posting of recruitment announcements
  • Additional responsibilities as needed

Terms of employment


  • Competitive salary based upon experience
  • Two weeks paid vacation
  • Hours: 8.30 am-5.00 pm; summer hours: 7.30 am-5.00 pm


Application Process:


Please email your resume, a cover letter, and contact information for one professional reference to No calls please.

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  • Dear Sir or Madam,

    I am a conference interpreter in English, French, Spanish and Arabic (middle east) with 5 years of experience. I worked with different ministers and other VIPs. I am based in Paris and I am now visiting NY for 3 months.

    I could help your clients if they are travelling to France, Spain or England.

    I am interested in meeting you.

    Yours faithfully,



    t. 914-343-2909


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