Please Note: Due to the nature of our work with the U.S. Government, US citizenship or permanent residency is required for this position.

CesiumAstro is a rapidly growing space technology startup in Austin, Texas, developing out-of-the-box communication systems for satellites, UAVs, launch vehicles, and other space and airborne platforms. Our approach is unique, and our team is changing the world of space communications. Learn more about our company at http://www.cesiumastro.com.

We are looking to add an Office Manager to our team. If you are great at what you do, enjoy working in a startup environment, and have talent and a good work ethic, we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for someone to be the face of our office to greet employees, visitors, and vendors. You will be the office go-to person and manage all office operations to help ensure organizational effectiveness, efficiency and safety. You should be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and office support related tasks and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. You must be well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting an office of diverse people.

Key responsibilities:

  • Staff the reception desk, greet visitors and support with visitor related logistics
  • Manage various office operations and day-to-day office activities throughout the office
  • Provide general administrative support and assist with ad hoc projects
  • Uphold office standards, set up conference rooms, light cleaning and organizing
  • Assist recruiting with various interview coordination activities (hosting onsite candidates)
  • Work closely with outside vendors and members across our team to assist with administrative tasks (shipping, etc.) and various special ordering requests (business card ordering, ad hoc gifts, etc)
  • Set up conference rooms for visitors and desks for new hires
  • Facilitate onsite catering for lunches and for special events such as board meetings or birthdays
  • Organize office operations and procedures
  • Order, organize and maintain inventory of office supplies and consumables
  • Manage budgets and expense reports
  • Participate in company events and align on our strategic initiatives

To apply, please provide a resume and cover letter describing your education and experience in office management and interest in working in a rapidly growing startup.

CesiumAstro is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Successful candidates will require, as a minimum:

  • Office administration and/or receptionist experience
  • Outstanding organization skills, with solid attention to detail and critical thinking
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Strong telephone/communication and interpersonal skills
  • Positive "can do" attitude, must be flexible and accommodating
  • Self-starter, independent
  • The ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships

Preferred attributes include:

  • Startup / tech experience
  • Event planning and execution for 50+ people
  • Notary license is a plus