PSLS is Hiring an Office Manager

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PSLS seeks a dynamic and versatile individual to be a full time Office Manager who will help build the organization by carrying out an array of administrative, development and communications functions, under the supervision of the Project Director. She/he/they will provide administrative oversight of some independent contractors, volunteers and other staff, and will report directly to the Project Director.


  • Work closely with the project team to develop and implement administrative strategies to organize and systematize project work.
  • Manage project data and keep databases current, including donor management system, mass communications systems, and other databases.
  • Administer donor fundraising activities, including: donor meetings, phone calls, correspondence, events, prospect research, online fundraising efforts, and other fundraising activities.
  • Manage logistics for project events: manage scheduling, organize mailings, responses, and printed materials, and support project team with event logistics.
  • Help produce (write, format, manage editing, design and printing processes, as needed) written project materials such as brochures, funding proposals, project reports, correspondence with donors, project supporters and partners, etc.
  • Produce communications materials that advance the project’s goals, including appeal letters, emails, newsletters, blog posts, etc.
  • Use social media tools to enhance project communications.
  • Bachelors degree in any field.
  • Higher degree in management desirable.
  • Assist in other areas of project work as needed.


  • Bachelors degree in any field.
  • Higher degree in management desirable.
  • 2 or more years of experience in office management, development/fundraising, communications and/or related non-profit work preferred.


  • Familiarity with the legal repression that Palestinian rights activists face in the U.S. and understanding of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in general.
  • Strong commitment to the mission of PSLS, and to building a healthy, sustainable organization.
  • Proficiency working with databases and managing and interpreting data.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, doing mass mailings, updating websites, and using other computer software and online tools.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Outstanding written, technical and communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Comfortable using social media tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively, multi-task, set priorities and meet required deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, quick learner, and creative at problem-solving.
  • Familiarity with Palestinian history, politics, culture and human rights activism a plus.
  • Arabic language skills a plus.


SALARY AND BENEFITS:  This is a full time position.  The beginning salary is $40,000-50,000 annually based on experience, plus benefits.

TO APPLY: Please email a resume, writing sample (1-5 pages) and cover letter explaining your interest in the position and how you think you can help build this initiative over the next 2-4 years to, subject line “Office Manager Application.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until position is filled.  The projected start date is June, 2014.


Palestine Solidarity Legal Support, a project of Tides Center, is an “at-will” and equal opportunity employer. Applicants and employees shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender (including pregnancy and gender expression) identity, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance.

Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.