We’re hiring an Office Administrator in Greater Phoenix Area, AZ

The Company: Root is a venture-backed technology company founded on the belief that insurance is a broken industry, and we set out to change it. By getting to the “root” of the issue—the unfair, archaic, complicated insurance business model—and solving it entirely, we set out to transform the insurance world.

We believe our customers deserve insurance that is:

Fair. We lean on data, not demographic labels.
Affordable. We base rates on good driver performance.
Personal. We give our customers the power to affect their rates.
Easy. We create an intuitive experience.
Accessible. We make information clear.
Beyond. We are never, ever satisfied with the status quo.

The Culture: Root has been rapidly growing for the last few years. Our early signs of success are in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our product is only as good as the people building it. We look for passionate problem solvers who can find solutions by moving through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity and rigor. We work together as one team and expect every team member to lead with empathy and courage.

This Role: The Office Administrator is a very impactful role for the entire organization. This person is responsible for creating and maintaining an environment in which we all do our work. They are solely responsible for the daily operation of our AZ office.  This involves supporting vendor relationships and maintaining the overall office environment. You’ll also assist in special projects and administrative support to the People and Claims Teams.

Your day-to-day:

Office Management

- Keep office tidy, order, and stock supplies
- Perform accounting tasks, including invoicing and budget tracking
- Maintain an open line of communication with all departments
- Assist in setup and breakdown lunch
- Move furniture, boxes, and other heavy office equipment

External-facing Responsibilities

- Assist with large and/or special meetings
- Greet and check-in visitors
- Act as the primary liaison between the company, staff, and office building management, providing information, answering questions, and responding to requests

Special Projects

- Coordinate office moves/changes, office parties, and community events
- Collaborate with Administrative and Facilities team members to brainstorm effective department procedures and new ideas.
- Provide administrative support to Facility Manager & People Team

What you’re best at:

  • 1-3 years of office administration preferred
  • Communication - demonstrated excellent communication/presentation skills to all levels of the organization
  • Adaptable - ability to learn/flex and adapt to changing business needs 
  • Creative problem solver - ability to know the environment, and effectively use company resources to draw conclusions
  • Collaboration - ability to work within a team, across all functions, and completing shared processes/goals
  • Organization - strong time-management skills and multitasking ability
  • Motivation - a strong work ethic with a “roll-up-your-sleeves” attitude and a willingness to go the extra mile
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office and Google Suite tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Gmail and Google Docs)

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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If you’d like to be a part of what we are building but don’t see an opening that suits you, email us at [email protected].