Office Manager

About Niche
Niche is the leader in school search. Our mission is to make researching and enrolling in schools easy, transparent, and free. With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, 140 million reviews and ratings, and powerful search tools, we help millions of people find the right school for them. We also help thousands of schools recruit more best-fit students, by highlighting what makes them great and making it easier to visit and apply.

Niche is all about finding where you belong, and that mission inspires how we operate every day. We want Niche to be a place where people truly enjoy working and can thrive professionally.

About The Role
We are looking for an Office Manager to provide administrative support to our hybrid Pittsburgh, PA team. This is a jack-of-all-trades that will be a culture-focused, enthusiastic, and innovative member of our People team driving a positive office experience, leading employee events, and supporting the initiatives of our People team. This is a hybrid role based in Pittsburgh, PA with visits to the office multiple times per week when the office reopens.

What You Will Do

  • Manage the operation of the Pittsburgh office: greet guests; accept deliveries; coordinate with couriers; manage hoteling; distribute mail; maintain snacks, swag, and office supplies.
  • Plan and lead employee events including, but not limited to the company picnic, holiday party, VTO Day, Wellness Wednesday, and new hire lunch.
  • Administer the company’s monthly scholarship program
  • Act as main contact for building and other outside vendors
  • Work with the Finance Team to complete monthly expense reports 
  • Support employee onboarding and offboarding by coordinating equipment shipping and return. 
  • Oversee the travel management system
  • Fulfill employee supply requests 
  • Support Sales and Marketing teams with client and social media campaign mailings
  • Other duties as assigned

During the First Month:

  • Learn about Niche by meeting with various team members to learn more about our company through our Onboarding meetings
  • Meet with key partners to begin understanding key areas of responsibility such as expense support, scholarship program management, mailing/ordering, event planning

Within 3 Months:

  • Take the lead on all employee events. Play a lead role in planning the company’s annual all employee gathering
  • Become a key contributor to the in-office components of our Return-To-Office and Future-of-Work efforts

Within 12 Months:

  • Run the scholarship program like a well-oiled machine

What We Are Looking For

  • Associate or Bachelor degree with minimum 3 years Office Manager experience preferred
  • At least intermediate level proficiency in Google Workspace 
  • Must be an excellent communicator who is good with grammar and spelling
  • Highly organized, with good time management and prioritization skills, acute attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Self-starter with proven ability to research information, problem-solve and coordinate projects
  • Able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality, and exercise sound business judgment
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, confident, and works with a sense of urgency
  • Must have a positive attitude and approach all interactions with a customer service orientation

Why Niche?

  • Full time, salaried position with competitive compensation in a fast-growing company
  • Employee health plan, including vision and dental, provided at no cost to the employee
  • 20 PTO days, 10 Paid Holidays, and 3 Volunteer Days Off per year
  • Parental leave
  • Stock options and 401(k) with employer match
  • Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users

Niche will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future for this opening.

Candidates only.  No recruiters or agencies, please. All of our open positions are located in our Pittsburgh, PA office and we are also open to remote candidates. Sorry, we do not offer relocation assistance.

Niche is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

As interviews are being held remotely, if there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.
 

 

 

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