Part-time Office Manager

Job Type

Part Time


Minimum: $15,600
Maximum: $20,800



Start Date


Application Deadline



1300 L Street Northwest
Suite 200
District of Columbia
United States


Combine your exceptional organizational and communication skills with your desire to promote transparency and accountability in government in a part-time permanent position with the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics (CRP), producer of the award-winning money-in-politics website CRP, a non-profit research organization that tracks money in politics and its effect on elections and public policy, seeks a skilled, professional and energetic office manager.

  • Manages the day-to-day office operations such as answering the main line calls, responding to incoming inquiries to the general email account, and retrieving and distributing mail and building access keys.
  • Greets visitors and informs guard of guests.
  • Orders office and printer supplies
  • Provides administrative support to Executive Director and Board of Directors, including assistance with scheduling meetings and calls, ordering meals and recording board minutes
  • Serves as administrative support to other departments as needed through one-time projects and on an ongoing basis, as needed
  • Uses Quickbooks to record bills and writes checks, record income and deposits checks into bank account, enter online donations, create and maintain invoices
  • Tracks payroll changes and updates payroll form
  • Maintains and distributes petty cash and reconciles account
  • Supports HR processes including on-boarding and training on company systems
  • Other duties as required


  • Bachelor's degree preferred plus 3+ years of work experience;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Superior attention to detail, consistent follow-through, strong task tracking skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize and schedule work activities while managing time efficiently;
  • Accountability, professionalism, and commitment to excellence;
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills;
  • Proactive problem identification/solving with ability to apply sound thinking to problems;
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point), Google and Internet. Quickbooks experience preferred.


This is a permanent part-time salaried position paying up to $20/hour for 15-20 hours per week, with a flexible schedule. No company benefits are offered. The ideal candidate will be able to commit to the position long-term (minimum 1 year). Expected start date: early November 2018.

The Center is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. People from underrepresented communities, including people of color, women, LGBTQ and people with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Email résumé and cover letter explaining interest, relevant experience and dates of availability to, subject: "Office Manager position." Please send cover letter and résumé as attachments only, not in the text of the e-mail. Due to the volume of applications we receive we will only be contacting those selected for an interview.