Administrative Team Manager

Location: Boston
Job Code: 305
Salary Range: 85,000 - 100,000


Title:  Administrative Team Manager

Office:  Boston

The Bridgespan Group collaborates with mission-driven leaders and organizations to accelerate breakthrough social impact.  A nonprofit ourselves, we share our clients’ passion for building a better world. We work directly with clients to help them achieve outstanding results.  We also develop tools and insights that organizations across the social sector can use to help them more powerfully pursue their missions.  Rigorous thinking and analysis and deep social sector experience are hallmarks of Bridgespan’s work.

We help social sector leaders scale the impact of their organizations, build the capacity of their leadership, advance the effectiveness of their philanthropy, and accelerate their learning.  We work on issues related to society’s most important challenges and breaking cycles of intergenerational poverty.  Our services include strategy consulting, leadership development, philanthropy advising, and developing and sharing insights.


The Administrative Team Manager will manage the large administrative team in the Boston office and advance initiatives to improve systems and procedures on behalf of the Administrative team and the Boston management team. The Administrative Team Manager will partner closely with the Boston Office Head and the Associate Director, Admin Services in their work.

The Administrative Team Manager will be responsible for staffing assignments for team members, coaching and mentoring team members, leading regular team meetings with robust agendas, playing a lead role in recruiting and onboarding new team members in partnership with HR, and playing a lead role in our review processes and professional development procedures. The team manager will also partner with the Associate Director, Admin Services and EA team leads in other US offices to increase cross-office collaboration and contribute to firm-wide initiatives related to our administrative teams. The Administrative team manager will monitor adherence with team norms and policies, including use of paid time off. This individual will also work in support of initiatives to improve morale, engagement, and retention on the Boston administrative team.

The Administrative Team Manager will also provide administrative assistance (as an Executive Assistant) to a member of our Boston management team in support of his/her work with clients and internal teams. Responsibilities include written and verbal correspondence, scheduling and calendar management, arranging travel and processing expense reimbursements, coordinating logistics and materials for meetings, and other related duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or related experience is required
  • 7-10 years of experience providing direct administrative support to organizations and senior-level executives (preferably in professional services firms)
  • 3-7 years of supervisory/team management experience required
  • Demonstrated judgment and leadership skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and deal with highly confidential information
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computer software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and the ability to learn new technology quickly, is required

At Bridgespan, we are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion because we are passionate about helping our clients achieve breakthrough results. An organization that reflects the diversity of our clients and their beneficiaries will produce deeper relationships, engagement, and insights. Bridgespan is committed to providing equal opportunities. We serve diverse organizations and are committed to non-discrimination. Bridgespan will not discriminate against any employee with respect to any term or condition of employment, including but not limited to less favorable treatment, exclusion from employment, or employment opportunities (including hiring, assignment, performance assessment, and promotion) on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, expression, veteran’s status or other protected characteristics or status. We actively partner with organizations representing minority concerns and interests to build high-performing teams that mirror the communities we serve.

All company-sponsored programs including training, job, social and recreational activities are required to be nondiscriminatory and all human resource practices are monitored to ensure equal opportunity.

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