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Office Manager / Bookkeeper wanted

On-site at our workshop and showrooms located in West Rupert, VT (05776)
20 - 30 hours / week
Starting Pay $15 / hr

No walk ins or phone calls please! Send resume and cover letter to

We need an experienced, take-charge Office Manager to support our busy manufacturing and sales environment. This position requires someone who can be detail oriented, but also able to prioritize across a wide range of tasks.

You should have some of the specific skills and experience listed below. Don’t worry if you don’t have all of them! We’re happy to work with the right person to help you get up to speed.

  • Bookkeeping
  • Good phone skills
  • Basic filing & computer skills, including office software, customer / sales databases, etc.
  • Payroll (including payroll taxes)
  • Sales, taking in orders and data entry, sales support
  • Experience in manufacturing, retail, or design industry sectors
  • Business correspondence
  • Marketing & Advertising (e.g. insertion orders)
  • Maintain & update internal sales-book database (FileMaker Pro) and online store (BigCommerce)
  • Balance big picture priorities w/ attention to detail & accuracy

Work is to be performed onsite at our manufacturing facilities located in rural W. Rupert VT. Therefore you should be located within reasonable commuting distance to our location, and you will need a working car or other viable means of transportation.

If you are applying from an address that is more than 50 miles away, please specify how / why this will be feasible for you. Otherwise, resumes from other locations can not be considered. Assistance with relocation-related expenses or issues is unfortunately not an option for us.

Thanks for your interest, and check us out on the web and on Facebook.

No walk ins or phone calls please! Send resume and cover letter to

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154 Mill Road
West Rupert, Vermont 05776

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