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Office Assistant (Part-time)

| Greater Boston Area

EdX is looking for an energetic, organized, and proactive part-time Office Assistant to assist in the daily operations of our office. You will be the first point of contact for our office, guaranteeing that every visitor, client or employee is greeted and welcomed appropriately.

To perform the job successfully, you should demonstrate good customer service and problem solving skills, superb attention to detail, great communication skills, and ability to organize and manage competing priorities. This is a part-time role, requiring 20 hours per week.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide coverage for the reception desk Monday-Friday preferably from 10-2p, Monday-Friday (hours are flexible)
  • Create and manage an inventory of office supplies by purchasing and stocking supplies for the office
  • Manage daily lunches and provide help with events including set-up, catering, and cleaning
  • Coordinate with administrative assistants and other internal colleagues to prepare for meetings and events
  • Monitor and restock kitchen inventory of snacks, beverages, and other supplies on a daily basis
  • Supervise caterers and other service staff during daily lunch
  • Coordinate with maintenance contractors, vendors, and cleaning crew to monitor plumbing, appliance maintenance, electrical and other services as needed
  • Assist with projects as requested or assigned by management

Qualifications & Skills:

  • 2-3 years experience in customer service, hospitality, or other related industries
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps for Business prefered
  • Comfort with ambiguity and working in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactive and optimistic approach to problem-solving

As part of the edX team, you’ll receive:

  • Free lunch every day along with free beverages and snacks!
  • A casual and great working experience where everyone is driven towards the same mission of providing high quality education to everyone, everywhere.

Sorry, Visa sponsorship is not available. All applicants must be able to work out of our Cambridge, MA office.

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Location

EdX is located right off the MIT campus in the Kendall Square neighborhood of Cambridge, MA

What are edX Perks + Benefits

edX Benefits Overview

edX employees are eligible for all MIT benefits. Enjoy the benefits of an established benefits program, but still live startup life.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
We have a pension plan too!
401(K) Matching
5% match
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
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