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Title: Business Manager
Date Posted: 2017-03-13
Location: Cambridge, MA
Solutions At Work is looking for an experienced Business Manager to support and oversee our operations.

Solutions at Work was founded by a group of homeless individuals in Cambridge in 1989. Our mission is to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness by providing individuals and families with resources and opportunities to strengthen their self-confidence, achieve self-sufficiency, and participate in helping others.

The homeless and low-income parents who participate in our Childrens' Clothing Exchange trade their children's outgrown items for age appropriate clothing, books, and toys. Our SolutionsWear program provides interview-appropriate clothing and accessories to men and women who are enrolled in area job-training programs. Each of this programs is run by our dedicated program manager and staff. We are located in the Roosevelt Towers Housing Complex in East Cambridge.


The Business Manager will to provide back office support and operational guidance for the program manager and staff so that they can focus on serving our client base. You will report to the board of directors. This position offers flexible hours and much of the work can be done remotely.

Weekly/monthly tasks

Manage financial account balances and bill payment

Provide financial information to our bookkeeper to ensure timely financial reporting

Oversee staff time sheets and payroll processing

Manage fee for service processes

Maintenance of our donor database

Manage supplies and other resources

Coordinate monthly program reporting for the board

Support our relationship with Cambridge Housing Authority

Mentor our staff and volunteers

Spend part of one day each week in the Solutions At Work program space when the programs are open- currently Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Occasional tasks

Manage human resource files and CORI information

Submit recurring grant proposals

Collaborate with board members on drafting new grants proposals

Provide program data for grant reports and fundraising appeals

Oversee website maintenance and social media marketing for the organization

Submit press releases to local media

Collaborate with board and staff to develop our annual budget

Maintain and renew insurance policies

Support relationships with partner agencies

Support relationships with current and potential funders

Reply to employment verification requests for current and former employees


Experience in the not-for-profit environment

Prior background as a business manager or relevant role

Good organizational skills

Solid communication and interpersonal abilities

Social media skills

Positive and enthusiastic style


You will be paid as a consultant, without benefits, for working an average of 18 hours a week, for fifty weeks a year for a total annual part time salary of $18,000

How to Apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter to Rosemary McCrudden at the address below.

Application deadline: April 15, 2017
Employment type: Part Time
Professional level: None specified
Education: No requirement

keywords: part time, business manager


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Company: Solutions at Work
Contact person: Rosemary McCrudden
Contact information: rmccrudden@solutionsatwork.org