Azavea is looking for a fast-learning and meticulous person to join our team as Office Manager. You will provide bookkeeping, office administration, hiring, and community and business development support to create a positive experience for external clients and your colleagues. You have a sharp eye for detail, are a creative problem solver, and strong communicator. While you will be working closely with a supportive team, you should also be comfortable working independently, and demonstrate a strong sense of initiative, ownership, and responsibility.
As a B Corporation, we’re committed to working on projects that have civic, social, and environmental impact. Most of our customers are local governments, non-profit organizations and academic or federal research projects. We build custom web and mobile applications; perform geospatial analysis; and manage several open source civic software projects (DistrictBuilder, OpenTreeMap, GeoTrellis and others). We have particular expertise in climate change, water, land conservation, urban forestry, elections, public safety, and transportation, and we are engaged in a wide range of other interesting projects. You can learn more on what we do and what we’re enthusiastic about at jobs.azavea.com.
You will be part of our Executive and Administrative teams. The position has a diverse set of activities and in a given month may include:
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Our Philadelphia office is located in a brightly lit office on the 5th floor of a converted factory building in the Callowhill neighborhood, a short walk from Center City, the Reading Terminal Market and SEPTA subway and regional rail stations. For bicyclists, we have in-house bike parking, showers and lockers. It’s an open office plan with lots of smaller rooms for team meetings, private space and concentration time. We have flex-time to deal with personal stuff, and most people work a 40 – 45 hour week on a regular schedule. After the first six months, we encourage folks to spend up to 10% of their time on learning, professional development, open source, or a research project. For example, some of our colleagues allocate their time to training or online courses while others attend a professional conference or develop tools to improve automation of our systems. Learning projects can take many forms, but the important thing is that we want to see people pushing their professional skills forward in a meaningful way.
We offer a salary commensurate with skills and experience and a benefits package that includes:
We welcome qualified candidates from all walks of life and value diversity in our company, and we prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, military service, disability unrelated to job requirements, marital status, or domestic partner status.