Call for Candidates—Administrative Manager

Milkweed Editions, one of the nation’s leading independent book publishers, seeks an Administrative Manager. Responsibilities include but are not limited to building and managing budgets, coordinating relationships with vendors and business partners, drafting and revising contracts, coordinating events, managing complex projects, maintaining calendars and to-do lists, and liaising with the organization’s Board of Directors, as well as scheduling and handling correspondence for the Publisher & CEO.

Ideal candidates will be highly organized professionals with strong writing and excellent interpersonal communication skills. We seek candidates who thrive with a wide range of responsibilities and work, who are able to identify and fix problems as well as propose new ideas, and who enjoy connecting with a wide range of organizational stakeholders. Previous experience with QuickBooks Online and Salesforce is preferred. Attention to detail and the ability to multitask effectively are essential.

This is a Minneapolis-based, in-person, full-time, exempt position with benefits. Compensation will be determined based on experience, within a range of $50,000–$75,000.

Please submit a resume, three references, and a cover letter addressed to Daniel Slager in one combined PDF via Submittable by July 12, 2024. Your cover letter should express your interest in this position and articulate how it aligns with your professional and personal goals. Please keep your letter to one page.

It is the policy of Milkweed Editions to afford equal employment opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a disabled veteran, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class recognized by applicable laws.