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June 26, 2013

Office Manager - Promundo-US


Promundo-US, an international non-governmental organization working to promote gender equality and violence prevention, seeks a full-time Office Manager to work in its Washington, DC office.

About Promundo

Founded in 1997 in Brazil, Promundo is an internationally recognized NGO working nationally in Brazil and globally in the area of gender equality and violence prevention. Promundo carries out community-based work to engage men and boys in gender equality; to prevent gender-based violence and violence against children; to reduce homophobia; and to empower and achieve the rights of women and girls. Promundo-US coordinates technical assistance outside of Brazil, carries out advocacy globally, supports Promundo activities and fundraising in Brazil, and coordinates the global MenCare Campaign. For more information, see www.promundo.org.br/en

About the Position

The Office Manager will report to the Promundo-US Director of Finance and Administration. The Office Manager will supervise the Finance and Administrative Assistant and will work with a dynamic team of six-seven other staff plus consultants. The position is full-time and includes health insurance, paid leave, and retirement benefits. Salary is $40,000-45,000 per annum depending on salary history and experience. Candidates should have a bachelor's degree and experience working in an office environment.

Job Duties

General office administration
Routine bookkeeping and coordinating with outside accountant
Prepare checks for signature
Initiate bank wire transfers
Preparing budgets for proposals
Tracking project expenditures
Basic IT troubleshooting and coordination with IT consultant
Coordinate with vendors
Benefits administration & new hire orientation
Coordination with payroll service
General staff support
Required Qualifications

a) Undergraduate degree

b) At least two years office experience

c) Experience working for a non-profit

d) Experience with Quickbooks

e) Excellent English writing and speaking skills

f) Computer skills

g) Attention to detail

h) International exposure

i) Hard worker and multi-tasker

j) Quick learner

k) Problem solver

l) Flexibility

m) Honesty and reliability

n) Sense of humor

Desirable Qualifications

a) IT troubleshooting skills

b) Second language skills – either Portuguese, Spanish or French


Salary: $40,000-45,000 per annum depending on salary history and experience

Health and Dental Insurance

403(b) retirement account with employer contribution

Vacation: 20 days/year

Proposed starting date: July 2013

How to apply
To apply: Please send cover letter and CV as soon as possible to:


Please indicate in cover letter if you are a US citizen and, if not, your current employment status in the US.

Posted by sjadrich at June 26, 2013 11:19 AM


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