Job Announcement: Part-Time Office Manager (Kansas City AND St. Louis)

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Office Manager, Missouri Jobs with Justice
Pay: $20/hour (salaried position)
Benefits: health coverage, vacation, retirement match, union representation
Locations: We are hiring two part-time positions. One will be in Kansas City and one in St. Louis (one in each office at 20 hours/week).

The Organization
Missouri Jobs with Justice (JwJ) is a coalition of labor, religious, student and community activists and organizations committed to protecting basic human rights. Jobs with Justice addresses the root causes of poverty while working for an economic base that benefits the entire community. We believe that the fate of labor unions and the communities in which their members live are tightly bound together. We work in partnership with central labor councils, local unions, civil rights organizations, students, community, and faith-based organizations in mobilizing direct actions for social and economic justice for all people, including the right to organize a union, rebuilding the social safety net, living wages, health care, and equal treatment for all. Missouri Jobs with Justice is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. We seek a diverse pool of volunteers and applicants for all opportunities and responsibilities within the organization – in particular with respect to women, people of color, the LGBTQIA community, immigrants, and people of all ages.

The Position: Office Manager
The Office Manager, under the supervision of the Operations Director, will work closely with the staff and leaders, and must be a very detail-oriented individual, able to work in a fast-paced environment and manage responsibilities for multiple projects with minimal supervision. JwJ’s projects often have short, and shifting deadlines so all staff must work hard and be flexible. The Office Manager will be supporting a host of diverse staff and leaders so they must be able to balance the needs of many personalities and projects.

Responsibilities:
Office Management: The Office Manager will handle the day to day needs of the office and may include- answering phone and reporting messages to staff, sending and receiving mail, supporting office technology and efficiency, handling yearly renewals of organizational services, ordering office supplies, scheduling space and supporting events, and maintain a healthy, clean, and safe working environment,
Database Entry: The Office Manager will need to handle large batches of data entry with speed and accuracy. Familiarity with databases generally is required, with the system Powerbase, specifically is preferred. You will also be asked to pull monthly thank you letters for each board meeting.
Fundraising: An additional part of the Office Manager’s responsibilities will be to follow up with current donors to renew their support when credit cards have expired or changed.
Qualifications
• Ability to balance responsibilities on multiple projects and prioritize effectively to meet shifting deadlines
• Highly detail oriented
• Able to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced, campaign-oriented environment
• Ability to be a self-starter, and to work independently toward agreed upon goals.
• Solid, commitment to the principles of social and economic justice.
• Must be willing to make a minimum one-year commitment.
• Some limited in-state travel is expected to attend statewide staff meetings
• Minimum of two years administrative experience.
• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with a wide range of organizations and people.
• Proficient in computer skills, including database management, word processing and desktop publishing.
• Own vehicle available for work (some mileage is reimbursed).

Also Desired: Ability to speak Spanish. Knowledge of and/or participation in Jobs with Justice in Missouri or elsewhere in the country.

Please send a resume, writing sample and at least two references by August 10, 2018
To: Personnel Committee, Missouri Jobs with Justice
Via Email: caitlyn@mojwj.org
For more information on Missouri Jobs with Justice please call the office at 314-644-0466.
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