Office Manager/Bookkeeper

Location: Berkeley, CA

We are currently hiring an Office Manager/Bookkeeper to play an integral role in keeping our rapidly growing organization humming and thriving. We are looking for someone who likes to solve problems, build systems, and create order. You will gain first-hand experience working on everything from the business office to event production to human resources. This role is full-time and based in Berkeley, California. This position will report directly to the Director of Operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creating systems to keep the physical office organized

  • Liaising with the building manager and contractors to solve facilities issues

  • Owning bill pay, payroll, expense reporting, and monthly accounting

  • Managing office technology

  • Supporting hiring and onboarding

  • Scheduling meetings

  • Assisting with the execution of our annual events

  • Maintaining fundraising records

  • Streamlining state compliance tasks

  • Traveling locally and nationally for events and administrative projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 2-4 years of relevant work experience

  • Google applications (Gmail, Google docs, calendar, etc).

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Experience interacting with vendors, donors, event guests, external stakeholders, etc.

Job Conditions:

Employees are required to report to the office on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and may choose to work from home on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Additional hours may be required to meet deadlines. Some travel and evening time may be required depending on events, invitations, presentations, meetings, and other job-related work outside of the office.

All employees must receive the full course of vaccinations and booster for COVID-19.


  • Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

  • Excellent health insurance, dental, vision, paid leave, retirement plan, life insurance, disability insurance, professional development support, cell phone reimbursement, and commuter benefits.

Application Instructions:

We encourage you to submit materials as soon as possible, as we will interview and hire on a near-term rolling basis.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample ONLY to jobs[at] Please do not submit your application through alternate job sites.

Your email subject should say: <Your Name>: <Open Position You’re Applying For>.

Your email should state how you heard about this position.

Your cover letter should reflect on Breakthrough’s work and how you could contribute.