Christ Church Episcopal in Waltham is seeking candidates for a half-time (typically 20 hours per week) salary position of Parish Office Manager, with a starting salary of $18,500 annually. Reports to Rector of the parish.
Areas of responsibility include administration, financial record keeping, building oversight, communications, and front desk ministry in an urban church setting.
Overall smooth functioning of office in support of priest and parish, including keeping established office hours
Overall smooth functioning of use of the building; interface with renters and vendors, scheduling, and supplies
Responsible for internal and external parish communications - working to deadline to gather information and assemble weekly e-newsletter, Sunday bulletins, prayer lists, materials for bulletin boards, as well as updates to defined areas of the website
Being the "face" and first point of contact in the parish, including administering food card ministry
Some areas of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable, as well as managing financial records and reporting in conjunction with the church treasurer
Be a self-starter able to work with autonomy and still take direction
Be quick to learn, organized, responsible and able to maintain confidentiality
Be ready to understand the "big picture" and work with tight deadlines, reaching out and gathering information to accomplish tasks completely and on time
Work well with church leaders, both volunteers and other paid staff
Be proficient with Google Docs/Sheets/Drive and Microsoft Publisher, Word, and Excel
Have experience in document production and desktop publishing
It is desirable but not required that candidates have experience with:
Quickbooks, keeping financial records and paying and recording bills
Interested parties need not be religious, but should be supportive of the goals and mission of Christ Church. If interested, please send a resume, a cover letter describing details of experience and software proficiency, and a sample of a self-designed newsletter, poster or brochure.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Anticipated date of hire is April 15.
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