Management Assistant

at the

German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S., Inc. – Atlanta Office

The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S., Inc. (GACC South) is a private, non-profit organization that serves as the official representative of German industry and trade in the Southern United States. Our mission is to promote and support bilateral trade between Germany and the US.

We seek a full-time, highly organized, and dependable Management Assistant for the Atlanta corporate office with less than 30 staff members. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with an existing office administrative background to plan, organize, and manage daily office operations. This is a non-exempt position which reports to the CFO & CEO.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Provide administrative support to the CEO & CFO
  • Manage schedules, arrange travel, file expenses
  • Oversee office management and vendor relationships
  • Procure office equipment
  • Field inquiries and manage correspondence
  • Manage documentation and ensure diligent record keeping
  • Maintain workplace policies and employee handbooks
  • Oversee the full employee lifecycle
  • Complete special projects as assigned
  • Serve as main point of contact for external IT support team
  • Organize internal company events
  • Coordinate Meetings


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • 3+ work experience in office or IT administration, project management, or related fields
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication abilities; professional fluency in German preferred
  • Ability to multitask effectively and adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Forward-thinking with a solutions-focused approach
  • Meticulous attention to detail and highly organized
  • Collaborative team player with interpersonal aptitude
  • Proficient user of MS Office Suite, digital tools and office equipment
  • Experience planning corporate events or HR activities a plus

Why GACC South?

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, vision and dental insurance provided by a national healthcare provider.
  • Employee life insurance and short-term disability insurance, domestic partner can be insured as well.
  • 401K after 3 months with up to 3% Employer match and in addition up to 3% annual discretionary Employer match for all employees qualifying at year end
  • 20 annual paid vacation days with first year of employment, increasing with seniority, 13 paid holidays, 5 paid sick days and 1 paid personal day.
  • Annual bonus depending on performance
  • Option to work remotely one day a week
  • Option to expand your skillset through trainings, opportunity to join events
  • Monthly parking pass is paid 100% by employer

Work context-Physical requirements:

Work is performed in an office environment. Employees may be subject to lifting (filing boxes) and exposure to fumes and chemicals (ink and toners).

Minimum requirement for travel.

Start Date: February 2024


Located in Atlantic Station, the GACC South’s high-end office environment offers natural lighting in each office, numerous shops, restaurants, and retail stores in walking distance, as well as supermarket and affordable lunch and breakfast options close by. Easy access from 400/I75/I85). Public transportation available as well.

We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. GACC South is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. Potential employees are subject to background checks.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we cannot answer each application personally. We review all incoming applications, and if we find your skills meet our particular needs, we will contact you.