From the Top

140 Clarendon Street, Suite 301
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
August 20, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Office Assistant (20 hours/week)

From the Top is seeking an experienced administrative support staff with strong computer skills, highly organized, and high attention to detail and accuracy;to support our administrative team. This person is primarily responsible for assisting with payroll, accounts payable, and a variety of office tasks while collaborating with staff across all departments,

Key duties and responsibilities:

§ Provide administrative support to the Director of Finance & Administration and Staff Accountant

§ Order office supplies and paper goods; assist with maintaining a clean, neat and welcoming office environment

§ Assist with bi-weekly staff payroll (ADP), and bi-weekly work-study payroll

§ Track and report accrued Paid Time Off balances for staff

§ Entering invoices for payment and mailing checks

§ Assist with monthly reports, accounting entries, and filing

§ Formatting, distributing and collecting monthly AMEX reports for import into accounting system

  • Salary and Benefits: This is a part-time, non-exempt position eligible for Massachusetts Earned Sick Time.

  • 2+ years of administrative support experience required. Experience in bookkeeping and/or payroll strongly preferred.
  • Must be detail-oriented with high standards for accuracy and efficiency
  • Must be able to prioritize, multi-task, problem-solve, and work with minimal supervision
  • Proven ability and willingness to keep sensitive information confidential
  • Proficiency in using a computer and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) required
  • Must enjoy working in a fast-paced, high-energy and team-oriented environment
  • Ability to engage in physical activity such as lifting boxes weighing up to 20 lbs.
  • Must complete criminal history and identity check screenings
How To Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to with job title in the subject line.

From the Top is an equal employment opportunity employer. The organization adheres to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age or disability.

Apply by:
August 29, 2019
Range $18 to $20 per hour base on experience; about 20 hours per week.
About this Organization:

From the Top (FTT) is America’s largest national platform dedicated to the stories, talents and character of classically trained young musicians. Celebrating its 20th year on the air, our popular radio program showcases these extraordinary young musicians on more than 200 NPR stations reaching half a million listeners weekly. From the Top nurtures and supports these budding citizen musicians through leadership workshops, community engagement experiences and by awarding $200,000 in scholarship annually. Come join our fun, creative and energetic team!