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Published 12 days ago

March 2, 2020
January 31, 2020
$45,000 - $60,000

Location: Oakland, CA

Reports to: Director of Finance and Administration


Overview

Common Future is a network of pioneering leaders in the U.S. and Canada who work deeply within their communities to create alternative approaches to business, philanthropy, and investing. Our network is made up of local economy leaders, place-based foundation professionals, and impact investors who are poised to share knowledge, expertise, and resources. We envision an economy where wealth is redistributed, power is democratized, and economic control is shifted to marginalized communities. 

We work as a “think and do tank” that enables collaboration, ideation, and adoption of economic models that empower communities that have been the most marginalized.


The Operations Associate is a critical role at Common Future and joins an Operations team of two working to build the operational routines, processes, tools, and systems that enhance the effectiveness of our organization, align with our deep economic justice and equity values, and outpaces the pace of change. We hold down the finance and administration, people operations, and systems work for the organization.


Common Future is a fast-paced, intellectually curious and entrepreneurial environment. You will thrive if you are someone who loves action, problem-solving, and constantly looking for ways to deliver, build, contribute, and improve on processes and projects, while having fun. This is a great junior level position. We ask a lot, but you won’t find anywhere else with this much opportunity to bring your passions and ideas to the forefront to next level your career. 


Your roles and responsibilities may include: 

Finance and Administration

  • Support annual audit
  • Support expense reports for Executive Team and with credit card reconciliations
  • Research new HR laws and ensure compliance across the team
  • Maintain a tidy and welcoming office space
  • Manage office and event supplies and snacks
  • Manage event logistics for team and board meetings
  • Act as liaison with co-working spaces including Impact Hub Oakland
  • Support CEO travel and calendaring as requested
  • Maintain admin email account and phone system

People Operations

  • Contribute to the success of employee resource groups (culture and equity)
  • Collaborate on team cohesion through monthly staff meetings and bi-annual planning meetings (agenda setting, communications, and logistics)
  • Support recruitment by sourcing leads, updating recruitment tracking system, posting jobs, and communicating with candidates as needed
  • Coordinate the new hire process, ensuring employees are set up and ready to go on their first day of work
  • Project manage the team on organizational management deliverables, such as quarterly goal setting, performance reviews, individual goal setting, etc. 
  • Contribute to people and culture strategy
  • Coordinate celebratory team building activities

Systems

  • Maintain IT systems, staff laptops, and accessories
  • Manage time tracking system and analyze data monthly
  • Support HRIS system development and integration for staff
  • Manage organizational calendars (employee time off, events, etc)
  • Support other Common Future systems as requested

Desired Qualifications

  • Love of project management, organizational effectiveness, structure, systems, and/or operations highly desired
  • Strong verbal and written communicator
  • Some experience in operations or related work preferred
  • Some experience or knowledge of non-profits a plus
  • Detail oriented self starter
  • Thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment 
  • Energized by the mission and work of Common Future and its extraordinary network of leaders
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

This is a full-time, non-exempt, hourly position. The salary range is $45,000 - $60,000 and commensurate with experience. Common Future offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 403b plan, long term disability coverage, paid time off, flexible work schedule including working from home 2+ days a week, 13 paid holidays, and more. 

HOW TO APPLY:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Common Future does not discriminate against applicants or employees due to their race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical ability, hairstyle, previous incarceration, or length of time spent unemployed. We strive to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and up to 3 references to Joann Lee Wagner at hiring@commonfuture.co. Applications will be evaluated as they arrive and we will not accept applications after January 31, 2020. No phone calls please.

Location: Oakland, CA

Reports to: Director of Finance and Administration


Overview

Common Future is a network of pioneering leaders in the U.S. and Canada who work deeply within their communities to create alternative approaches to business…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Entry level

Benefits

This is a full-time, non-exempt, hourly position. The salary range is $45,000 - $60,000 and commensurate with experience. Common Future offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 403b plan, long term disability coverage, paid time off, flexible work schedule including working from home 2+ days a week, 13 paid holidays, and more.

This is a full-time, non-exempt, hourly position. The salary range is $45,000 - $60,000 and commensurate with experience. Common Future offers a competitive benefits package that…

How to Apply

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and up to 3 references to Joann Lee Wagner at hiring@commonfuture.co. Applications will be evaluated as they arrive and we will not accept applications after January 31, 2020. No phone calls please.

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and up to 3 references to Joann Lee Wagner at hiring@commonfuture.co. Applications will be evaluated as they…

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