District of Columbia
Isaacson, Miller (IM), a national executive search firm dedicated to recruiting exceptional leaders for mission-driven organizations, seeks a self-driven and highly organized Office Manager for its Washington D.C. office (IMDC). Reporting to the Managing Partner (Office Lead), the Office Manager is responsible for the day-to-day smooth operations of the office, including facilities, maintenance, IT, vendor relationships as well as assisting with HR functions as needed within the office. The Office Manager is also the indirect supervisor of the search coordinators and manages the office coordinator.
IM offers a supportive, collegial, and relational professional environment. The firm takes an active interest in the development of its employees, helping them establish realistic but challenging goals, and fostering growth professionally. The Office Manager is a central figure in the life of IMDC and in many ways the glue – both operationally and culturally. The new hire will replace a long-serving Office Manager upon her retirement.
Coordination of central services
Assist with all levels of IT support, escalating and liaising to the central services team out of Boston when appropriate; work closely with off-site IT tech support to troubleshoot problems for individuals or the office as a whole.
Build and maintain relationships with the landlord and building maintenance staﬀ, and vendors. Manage internal office and space allocation; purchase and replace furniture; maintain emergency evacuation plan and train new employees on safe evacuation; maintain and execute office texting chain as needed in case of weather or other emergencies. Attend to office-related needs of remote colleagues.
Support the Office Lead on strategic functions of the office, including execution of office-wide meetings and all special events; work with CFO on annual budget for IMDC and monitor discretionary costs.
Provide search and logistical support on DC-based internal hiring, work with People and Culture team to manage on-boarding process for all new staff members.
Management of the oﬃce coordinator who is responsible for overseeing the baseline facility needs and indirect supervision of DC based search coordinators.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
IMDC seeks candidates with a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years previous professional experience, preferably in an office environment. Although we recognize that no one person will meet all of these criteria, the ideal candidate will possess many of the following experiences and qualities:
• A service orientation – to both internal and external stakeholders – and a positive attitude; the capacity, curiosity, and enthusiasm to learn new, and evolving, parts of the role and the organization;
• An active desire to work in a diverse and inclusive environment and a commitment to advance equity and inclusion; the cultural competence to work effectively across multiple lines of difference;
• The ability to take initiative and work independently, combined with knowing when to ask for guidance; maturity coupled with the ability to influence and motivate others;
• Excellent time management and organizational skills and the ability to balance multiple ongoing projects.
Isaacson, Miller is committed to diversity in its client work and in its own hiring
and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates in this search.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Nominations, inquiries and applications should be addressed electronically in confidence to Carol Doyle at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/62557/Isaacson-Miller-Inc/Office-Manager.
Please include a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role.