The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, an internationally operating, progressive non-profit institution for civic education funded by the German federal government. The Foundation’s New York Office opened in fall 2012. It serves two major tasks: to work on issues concerning the United Nations, including collaboration with people and political representatives from the Global South, and to work with U.S. and Canadian progressives in universities, unions, social movements, and progressive institutions.
We are now hiring for the following position: Office Manager and Deputy Bookkeeper
Office Manager responsibilities:
Manage all office supplies and office subscriptions.
Assist in organizing events.
Make travel arrangements.
Manage office contracts.
Take care of office inventory.
Maintain record of staff working hours.
Keep up-to-date office calendar.
Deal with building management.
Occasionally assist the IT technician.
Deputy Bookkeeper responsibilities:
Conduct data entry in QuickBooks for non-profit organizations and in the organization’s internal software.
Keep proper records of recurring office expenses.
Take care of general insurance matters including renewals.
Assist the Financial Manager/Bookkeeper as needed.
Work experience as bookkeeper and office manager.
Excellent computer skills.
Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Work experience with QuickBooks for non-profits and/or another financial management software.
Affinity for the foundation’s topics and goals.
Willingness to acquaint oneself with special budget guidelines provided by the foundation’s donor in Germany.
Willingness to work occasionally on weekends.
German or other language skills is a plus.
A diversified suite of responsibilities in a small team with great spirit.
How to apply:
Applications should include a meaningful cover letter, CV, copies of academic certificates, references, and must be submitted to Andreas Günther (firstname.lastname@example.org) by October 20, 2018.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. U.S. work permit required.
The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer.