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Employment Opportunities

Strong benefits of employment at NBP include: compelling literacy mission, great colleagues, down-to-earth working environment, accessible location near Symphony Hall, and good compensation package.

National Braille Press is an internationally recognized and growing nonprofit braille publisher and printer with $5 million from publications sales, charitable donations, and job shop revenues.


Available Positions

Staff Accountant

Administrative Assistant


STAFF ACCOUNTANT

FULL TIME (non-exempt)

The ideal candidate will have the skill sets and experience to handle a wide range of administrative, assigned projects and support related tasks, with little supervision. This person must be well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of working with an organization of diverse people and programs. The Administrative Assistant has the ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in a fun, but sometimes fast paced environment, remaining flexible under pressure, proactive, resourceful and efficient. A high level of professionalism and confidentiality is important in this role. Strong written and verbal communication skills, and attention to detail are equally important.

SCOPE
Production/Finishing Support is involved in multiple aspects of production at National Braille Press. Working closely with the teams on the Production floor, this individual is responsible for the maintenance, improvement, and expansion of braille as it relates to the mission of National Braille Press.

Major Areas of Responsibility include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and enter accounts receivable billing information into accounting system, prepare bills to mail to customer, process payments from customers and other cash receipts. Prepare and mail out monthly statements to customers.
  • Perform collections on past due balance (over 45 days).
  • Research and resolve all customers' questions.
  • Enter accounts payable invoices into accounting software, process payment for vendors weekly and on an as-needed basis.
  • Research and resolve all vendors' questions.
  • Prepare bi-weekly payroll. Post payroll to the General Ledger.
  • Prepare bi-weekly 403(b) submission and payment on a timely basis.
  • Prepare and post general journal entries for month end close.
  • Maintain employees' files in payroll system and personnel files.
  • Maintain adequate and complete filing system for all accounting records.
  • Assist the Controller with special accounting projects as needed.
  • Minimum Job Requirements

  • 1-2 years of work experience in bookkeeping, accounting or finance.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven adeptness at detail work
  • Strong Analytical and MS Office/computer skills.

  • Education: Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Submit a cover letter and resume to hr@nbp.org. No phone calls, please.


    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

    FULL TIME (non-exempt)

    The ideal candidate will have the skill sets and experience to handle a wide range of administrative, assigned projects and support related tasks, with little supervision. This person must be well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of working with an organization of diverse people and programs. The Administrative Assistant has the ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in a fun, but sometimes fast paced environment, remaining flexible under pressure, proactive, resourceful and efficient. A high level of professionalism and confidentiality is important in this role. Strong written and verbal communication skills, and attention to detail are equally important.

    SCOPE
    Production/Finishing Support is involved in multiple aspects of production at National Braille Press. Working closely with the teams on the Production floor, this individual is responsible for the maintenance, improvement, and expansion of braille as it relates to the mission of National Braille Press.

    Major Areas of Responsibility include but are not limited to:

  • Acts as point-of-contact for President, screening telephone calls, and calendar appointments.
  • Oversees the schedule of public tours and the staff members that provide the tours. This position would also lead tours.
  • Performs a variety of projects, research, and expense reports, as assigned.
  • Trustee Support for the President - coordinate meeting logistics, communication, and arrangements for quarterly trustee meetings, board committee meetings, and the Annual Meeting. This includes taking minutes of the board meetings, and maintaining the Trustee Handbook.
  • Oversees the Touch of Genius Prize and coordinates meetings, travel and details for award and reception.
  • Front Office Support - Oversee visitors, the phone system, staff announcements, mail, and provides backup for coordinating volunteer receptionists that cover visitor entrance and security.
  • Learn basic operations of the B2G (an NBP Product) and other devices for demonstration at conferences and events. Some overnight travel in the US is required.
  • Oversee facility maintenance and custodial operations.
  • Assist with special events (gala fundraiser).
  • Performs project management duties for the Touch of Genius Prize and others as assigned by the President.
  • Learn basic operations of the B2G (an NBP Product) and other devices for demonstration at conferences and events.
  • Minimum Job Requirements

  • Overnight travel will be required to attend and exhibit at conferences/conventions as needed, both locally, nationally and possibly internationally.
  • Strong Organizational and MS Office/computer skills. Excellent calendar management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal skills.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure.
  • Must be flexible, ability to work overtime and respond to priorities changing rapidly.

  • Education: Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Experience: Work requires a business or administrative support background generally equivalent to a bachelor's degree in business or related fields.

    Submit a cover letter and resume to hr@nbp.org. No phone calls, please.



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