Corbin Hill Food Project

Office Manager

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Posted On: Friday, 7th September 2018
Category: Clerical
Location: New York, New York
475 Riverside Dr #244, New York, New York 10115
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced and responsible Office Manager to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Duties of the Office Manager include providing administrative support to the Farm Share program, Corbin Hill leadership, assisting in daily office needs, and managing our company’s general administrative activities.


About CHFP:

Corbin Hill Food Project (CHFP) is a New York City community based organization whose mission is to supply fresh food to those that need it most. Launched in 2009, CHFP is a mission driven non-profit that works with local supply partners to distribute fresh food through its Farm Share, Institutional and Community Connect programs. Guided by values of social justice, food sovereignty, racial equity, and financial sustainability, CHFP works to intentionally serve vulnerable populations. CHFP works with more than 30 partners across that city and in 2016, sold more than 16,000 Shares that fed more than 65,000 people across its Farm Share, Institutional and Community Connect Programs.


Position Summary:

The Office Manager is a new position at the Corbin Hill Food Project. This person will be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks including answering the phone, assisting in checking the Farm Share email account, assisting Corbin Hill leadership with scheduling, ordering office supplies, filing and general administrative duties. We are looking for someone that is detail-oriented, a fast learner and takes initiative. Training will be provided, but it is essential that the person in this position understands Corbin Hill, our programs and how to maneuver within our Farm Share software system. The Corbin Hill Food Project is a small team and we are looking for someone that works hard and gets along with others.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Act as the first line of communication
    • Answer phone calls
    • Respond to Farm Share email
  • Assist Corbin Hill leadership with scheduling
  • Provide general administrative support, which includes but is not limited to the following:
    • Keep files up to date
    • Ensure office is kept tidy
    • Booking meeting spaces
    • Ordering or picking up food for trainings and meetings
    • Scanning documents and uploading to online drive
    • Take notes during meetings
  • Perform other duties as necessary and (or) assigned.


Qualifications and Background:

  • Education: No education requirement
  • Experience: At least three years of administrative experience
  • Knowledge/skills/abilities:
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office platform (i.e. Excel, Word) and Google platform (i.e. Google drive, Google docs, sheets, etc.)
    • Ability to work well independently and in teams
    • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
    • Professional demeanor and ability to prioritize responsibilities and function effectively during stressful or busy periods
    • Excellent organizational and information management with strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Takes initiative, self-starter, and self-directed in conjunction as well as the ability to work effectively in a team
    • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple concurrent tasks.



The salary range for this position is $40,000 - $45,000 and includes a benefits package, generous vacation time, sick leave, and a weekly Farm Share.


To Apply:

Please apply by emailing a single pdf file to with the subject line “Office Manager Application”. Please include a cover letter including the experiences that qualify you for this position, a resume, and two professional references.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, caste, tribe, age (40 or older), disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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