Accion International

  • General Office Receptionist (Part time)

    Location : City Cambridge
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/24/2019 10:10 AM)
    Job ID
    Accion International
  • Overview

    About Accion:


    Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of – or poorly served by –  the financial sector. For more than 50 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through its work with more than 90 partners in 40 countries. More at 



    The Facilities department seeks a Part Time Office Receptionist to support its Cambridge, MA office with reception and light office management duties. She/he will report to the Office Manager, Cambridge.


    This position will be part time, planned for 9:00am to 12:30pm, Mondays through Fridays. 



    • Greet all Accion guests and visitors;
    • Receive incoming calls to the Cambridge office;
    • Maintain the appearance of the reception area, conference rooms and kitchen to include conference tables, refrigerators, emptying dishwasher, counters and cupboards;
    • Manage the ordering process and maintenance of all office supply areas, to include kitchen and food supplies;
    • Receive and distribute all packages;
    • Pick up and distribute USPS mail;
    • Ship inter-office mail to all Accion offices;
    • Assist with the ordering and maintenance of all office supplies for office;
    • Order, organize and stock the Copy room with necessary supplies;
    • Assist Office Manager team with troubleshooting when problems arise with office furniture and equipment (i.e. copiers, printers, office space);
    • Assist Office Manager with scheduling meetings, mailings and document preparation, and conference and event logistics, as requested.



    • At least 1 year of receptionist or office administration experience preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to multitask and work with little supervision.
    • Demonstrated customer service skills – courteous, enthusiastic, positive, can-do attitude.
    • Must possess a strong ability to work courteously and patiently with others in this role.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to do basic troubleshooting with office machinery (fax, copier, phones, computers).
    • High-level of initiative and motivation in addition to the ability to deal with confidential information.
    • Fluency in Spanish a plus.
    • Interested in our mission and working globally.
    • Willingness to embody our values of excellence, respect and passion for social change.
      • Excellence: Accion staff should always put forth their best effort in all activities, strive for high quality of collective and individual performance; and demonstrate honesty and integrity at all times while in the workplace and while working on behalf of the organization.
      • Respect: Accion staff should value one another’s roles and responsibilities as much as their own, be encouraging, and value the diverse and unique perspectives of colleagues. They should honor obligations and commitments to each other and to external partners.
      • Passion for Social Change: Accion staff should be committed to making a difference in the lives of those less fortunate, value the greater good of the organization over personal gain, and promote a productive workplace by acknowledging the accomplishments of others. 


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