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Greater Good Studio seeks a talented Project and Operations Assistant to join our team!

At Greater Good Studio, we design programs and services to address some of society’s toughest challenges. From early literacy and child nutrition, to veterans housing and tenants’ rights, our projects tackle issues of health, education, poverty and injustice head-on. We believe that the best way to empower clients and communities is to put the design process in their hands, and the best way to create impact is to craft deeply respectful, empathic and user-centered tools and experiences.

The Role: In this role, you will work closely with Project Leads and the Director of Operations to complete administrative tasks across projects as directed, such as scheduling, managing expenses, and assisting with events and communications. Additionally, you will provide studio-wide support in the day-to-day operations of our mission-driven design firm.

To be a good match, you should possess exceptional organizational and communication skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks towards a flexible and efficient workflow. You should be community oriented and comfortable engaging with a wide variety of people and their needs. In addition to managing day-to-day activities, you should be open to continued learning and reflection, and have an innovative eye for proactively solving problems.

Responsibilities

Project Assistance

  • Assist with reviewing and preparing contracts, RFQs, proposals, and other project development opportunities
  • Assist with scheduling on and across projects
  • Purchase project supplies and track expenses
  • Reserve and prepare equipment for project activities such as A/V recording for research
  • Manage logistics for project-related events such as rental, setup, troubleshooting, catering, etc.
  • Execute project communications such as social media, documentation, and newsletters, as directed
  • Assist with compliance and reporting as required by client or grant/funder
  • Assist with additional project tasks as directed

Operations

  • Assist with company bookkeeping, payroll, and accounting, including accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Assist with Human Resources tasks including recruiting, hiring, and retention of employees, and facilitating onboarding and offboarding
  • Assist with administering and renewing company benefits
  • Maintain and contribute to the company’s communication channels, including mailing lists, social media, and Fireside Chats
  • Assist with additional administrative tasks as directed

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years in an operations or administrative support role
  • Proficiency in Excel/Google Sheets and word processing
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proactive, creative problem solving
  • Proven interest in social impact work, professionally and/or by volunteering
  • Familiarity with accounting and/or bookkeeping
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Basic graphic design skills preferred
  • Familiarity with Human-Centered Design preferred

Greater Good Studio seeks a talented Project and Operations Assistant to join our team!

At Greater Good Studio, we design programs and services to address some of society’s toughest challenges. From early literacy and child nutrition, to…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision/dental insurance, 401 (k) company match, and a flexible work environment.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision/dental insurance, 401 (k) company match, and a flexible work environment.

How to Apply

Please submit your application using the above form.

Note, you will be required to sign into Google to complete this application. You may create a free Google account here.

Please submit your application using the above form.

Note, you will be required to sign into Google to complete this application. You may create a free Google account here.

Location

2864 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618

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