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Secretary/Office Manager 

Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends (Quakers) is seeking a meeting secretary and office manager to work on a part-time basis. Responsibilities include: maintaining comprehensive and well-organized records of business and membership; bookkeeping including processing accounts payable and making entries in consultation with the treasurer; ­facilitating communications by supporting the Meeting’s website and weekly and monthly publications, receiving and routing mail, e-mail, and telephone calls, and managing mailings to members­­; managing the office including maintaining office supplies and managing payroll and benefits; scheduling meeting events and reserving space; and collaborating with the Yearly Meeting and Friends Center offices to ensure compliance with Federal and State regulations. This position serves as the on-site representative of the Meeting in the Friends Center complex, which houses a number of related organizations.

Successful candidates will be comfortable working independently and with members of the Meeting, and will have at least a high school diploma. Familiarity with the Religious Society of Friends is strongly desired. Applicants should have experience with Microsoft Office applications and QuickBooks. The meeting secretary needs to communicate well orally and in writing, and be able to exercise discretion when working with confidential information and sensitive situations. Compensation is based on experience and is commensurate with similar positions and includes a complete benefit package. Submit resume and cover letter by October 31, 2018 to: CPMM Search Committee, 1515 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103; or by email to [email protected].