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Office Manager Job Description

Office Manager

  • Salary range: $55,000-$130,000
  • Sweet spot: $70,000-$85,000
  • Major cities: $75,000-$130,000
  • Other markets: $55,000-$75,000
  • Bonus: Customary

An office manager, or business manager, is responsible for ensuring that the office is running smoothly by working to develop, evaluate, and implement procedures that are conducive to good working conditions. Office managers also often supervise administrative staff and work alongside human resources managers to provide a harmonious work environment. Other duties can include coordinating communications between department heads, creating/enforcing employee policies, and heading up the employee incentive program.


Job Description

  • Oversee office employees to ensure proper processes, policies and productivity. Make sure employees meet deadlines and company standards
  • Serve point with employees on all work and personal matters; Counsel employees as necessary
  • Act as key point of contact into the firm, answering telephone calls and emails from customers and clients as necessary and directing them to the appropriate professionals
  • Create, communicate and monitor the office budget, in conjunction with the management team
  • Ensure office supplies, stationery, furniture, appliances, computers and electronics are up to date, maintained and serviced as required
  • Interview, train and onboard new office employees, including managing paperwork, background checks, etc.
  • Organize, hire and manage  vendor / services companies to keep the office clean, secure/safe, in good working order
  • Reporting office progress to senior management and working with them to improve office operations and procedures

Critical Soft Skills

  • OrganizedStrong communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Discreet
  • Problem solver / resourceful
  • Creative / innovative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self starter / takes initiative
  • Efficient time manager
  • Multitasker

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