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Operations Assistant

Mad Science of Milwaukee, Inc
Des Plaines, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Join our growing team!Mad Science is moving to the Deerfield and we need an operations assistant to help us as we continue to grow!

Join a growing company dedicated to getting kids excited about science! Mad Science is the area's premier provider of STEM enrichment programming and entertainment. We are a local franchise of the Mad Science Group, which has been providing science-themed programming for more than 30 years, we have been in the Milwaukee area for over 20 years. 

We are searching for an organized self-starter to be our new operations assistant. The operations assistant's responsibilities include reporting directly to the operations manager and helping with daily operations tasks. 

To be successful as an operations assistant, you should possess excellent communication skills and be able to juggle multiple tasks. Top candidates will have strong organizational, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills.

Operations Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Manager with operational issues
  • Answering phones and assisting clients with booking programs, confirming bookings and providing information on our services
  • Assisting our teaching team with weekly paperwork 
  • Assisting our Sales team with marketing campaigns
  • Providing excellent customer service and maintaining relationships with vendors
  • Preparing and filing forms and other documents
  • Assisting with recruitment and onboarding processes
  • Ordering Supplies and assist in preparing teaching kits, as needed
  • Dedicated to providing great customer service
  • Must have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation, as you might be required to travel to job sites

Desired Skills   ** these are not required, we will train as needed

Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Quickbooks and Google applications
Experience managing online marketing campaigns and social media marketing
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Experience working with kids is a definite plus, there might be times you will need to go out and help teach our programs

Work Schedule

We are flexible on an exact work schedule, but we require 30-40 hrs per week M-F between the hours of 8:00AM and 5:30PM. All ops team members also work a rotating weekend schedule of Saturday morning, (4-6 hours, 2-3 times per month)

Salary & Benefits

Salary is open, based upon your skills. 
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Mad Science of Milwaukee, Inc


Des Plaines, IL
60016 USA



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