Assistant Office Manager (In-Office Role in Washington, D.C.)
Washington, D.C., nonprofit promoting health seeks an Assistant Office Manager to help maintain its headquarters and support team members. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with an interest in or experience with customer service, administration, and/or office management.
About the Physicians Committee
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel, our website, and Physicians Committee President Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog.
About the Office Services Team
The office services team is dedicated to creating and maintaining a safe, secure, functional, and efficient work environment for team members and visitors.
About This Career Opportunity
We are looking for a team member to help manage the operational aspects of the Physicians Committee’s headquarters, which includes a primary care medical center as well as a nearby residential guest house. Essential functions include:
This is a full-time position located at our headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red Line).
The position level for this role is flexible and may be Associate or Coordinator depending upon the candidate’s experience. Associate salaries start at $53,250 and have a midpoint of $55,642. Coordinator salaries start at $60,000 and have a midpoint of $65,000. A salary offer will take into consideration education, experience, and skills along with internal and external reference points.
Who We Are Looking For
Do you find fulfillment in lending a helping hand and being a “go-to” person? Do you like to organize and reorganize? We are looking for an individual with an interest in or experience with customer service, administration, and/or office management. This position requires being proactive, organized, and detail-oriented and having the ability to prioritize, multitask, and resolve problems under pressure. It is an active position that requires responding in person to assist colleagues, meet with vendors, conduct walk-throughs, make purchases, and restock supplies (restocking supplies requires the ability to lift and move boxes up to 42 pounds). The position also requires you to be tech-savvy and self-study to become fluent in several web-based systems. Finally, the position requires being positive, assertive, and collaborative with colleagues and vendors. In addition to gaining experience with office management, this position provides an opportunity to learn about plant-based nutrition, alternatives to the use of animals in research and education, and nonprofit administration and advocacy.
How to Apply
We require a formal cover letter and resume to apply. In your cover letter, please tell us about your interest in our mission, your related experience and accomplishments, and your professional goals. Click here to apply online. We look forward to hearing from you! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit health organization dedicated to saving and improving lives through good nutrition, advanced medical research, and public policy advocacy. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on disease prevention, plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals.