Office Manager

Durham, North Carolina, United States Full-time

Caktus has grown sharp web and SMS applications for business, higher education, and social good since 2007. Our award-winning, Agile teams focus on developing for impact and scalability. We specialize in custom Django apps, but also offer discovery workshops, best practices consulting, and team augmentation. As a full-service shop, Caktus commits to maintaining each project with managed hosting and ongoing Django upgrades. Past and current clients include Mozilla, UChicago, PBS, Discovery Communications and others in media, travel, education, finance, and health research.

We are currently searching for an Office Manager to work onsite in our Downtown Durham, NC office. Successful candidates will have excellent customer service and must be outcome-oriented. The ability to work in a fast paced environment with strong attention to detail is essential.

As the office manager, you will be an integral part of the operations of the office. This position will:

  • Manage delivery schedules for all office products
  • Work closely with the COO to ensure that the office maintains a professional look and feel at all times
  • Assist with answering the phones, transferring calls and greeting guests
  • Facilitate the organization and purchasing of office inventory needs
  • Help organize internal and external marketing events
  • Schedule and organize meetings, travel plans, and conferences for all team members
  • Coordinate interviews with potential hires
  • Help manage Caktus’ charitable giving program
  • Coordinate repairs and general upkeep of the building and office
  • Create web content and blog posts for Caktus related to company activities
  • Assist with the purchasing of marketing swag and products

Caktus is looking for an office manager who has:

  • Extensive knowledge of Google Apps, especially Google Docs and Google Calendar
  • At least 2 years of previous relevant experience
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks at once in a fast paced environment
  • Successfully collaborated in a team environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong preference for highly detailed work

Caktus uses a standardized and equitable method to calculate salaries. Salaries are predetermined by a formula, which incorporates market rates, cost of living, candidate experience, and years with the company. They are standardized team-wide and are non-negotiable, in order to ensure the equitable nature of the salary. The formula applies to all team members at Caktus. For this position, your starting salary would be $43,320.

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