ProPublica is seeking a bright, self-motivated and well-organized administrative professional to join the ProPublica Illinois headquarters in Chicago as the office manager.
This is an exciting opportunity to help establish a new office for a growing nonprofit news organization. The office manager will work in close partnership with the ProPublica Illinois editor-in-chief and newsroom staff, as well as with ProPublica’s administrative staff in New York. He or she will play a critical role in establishing an efficient, smooth-running operation at our Chicago office, interacting with staff and key stakeholders and managing special projects.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one to two years’ experience in an office setting. The ability to take initiative, coordinate with others and follow through in a dynamic and highly confidential environment is a must. Excellent organizational ability demonstrated in meeting deadlines, setting priorities, maintaining accuracy in details and working in a cooperative but self-directed manner are also critical. Strong oral and written communication skills are required. A demonstrated proficiency with MS Office applications is essential. Experience working with remotely located or highly mobile staff is a plus.
This is a full-time position with benefits. Our office is located in the Loop.
We are committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. Everyone is encouraged to apply, including women, LGBTQ people, people of color and people with disabilities.
To apply, submit your application through this form before June 19, 2016. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.