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Executive Assistant

Description

This is an exciting, fast-paced job for ambitious entry-level candidates as well as candidates with experience. Environmental Progress (EP) is a research and policy organization fighting for clean power and energy justice to achieve nature and prosperity for all. We are a new organization with a big mission, and we are looking for an Office Manager to handle our day-to-day operations while supporting our greater goal. This person will be responsible for administrative tasks as well as ensuring a smoothly operated and comfortable workplace.

Office Manager Job Responsibilities:

Accounting:

  • Oversee payroll

  • Track expenses and log receipts

  • Transfer funds and prepare invoices

Human Resources

  • Orientation of fellows and new employees

  • Tracking employee PTO and sick-days

  • Managing insurance payments and premiums

IT

  • Learn and use Shutterstock, PowerPoint, Keynote, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, Slack

  • Learn and operate Every Action: manage outreach emails and donor data

  • Squarespace: assist with website maintenance

Marketing

  • Help coordinate and recruit student fellows and focus group participants

  • Organize and assist with gift-shop and front of house duties

  • Event coordination and promotion

  • Send and distribute donor gifts

Office

  • Ensure a tidy and organized workspace

  • Order new supplies as needed

  • Enhance and maintain organizational culture

  • Contact tech and customer service for various platforms

Executive Assistance

  • Maintain office calendar

  • Organize travel itineraries

  • Schedule calls

  • Assist with tasks as needed

Qualification and requirements:

All EP employees, fellows and interns should share the following qualities:

  • Works hard

  • Able to work from EP's Berkeley office

  • Open-minded

  • Very intelligent and LEARNS QUICKLY

  • Capable of scanning large quantities of text or video

  • Capable of synthesizing information as words or images

  • Able to see both the big picture and small details

  • Familiar with the subject matter

  • “Do what it takes and get it done” attitude

  • Enjoys and is able to efficiently manage multiple projects at once.

  • Computer literate and web savvy

Previous office experience is a plus, and a hard-working attitude and focus is a must. There is room for growth with the right person, as we are a new organization continuously expanding. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. 

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location

  • Full Time Schedule

  • 4-Year Degree Required

  • Entry level

Benefits

This is a full-time, 30-40 hours per week position, eligible for medical and dental insurance.

How To Apply

info@environmentalprogress.org

To apply, please do the following:

  1. Familiarize yourself with Environmental Progress by visiting our web site, and watching founder and President Michael Shellenberger's TED talk, "How Fear of Nuclear Hurts the Environment."

  2. Send a resume and cover letter explaining why you are applying for this position, and what makes you qualified, along with three references to info@environmentalprogress.org

Location

2569 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

Research Fellowships 

EP Fellowships provide students and others opportunities to gain research, writing and advocacy skills while changing the world. Read more about the EP Fellowship Program and Fellow research projects here.

EP Fellows can use the research done here for coursework, theses and dissertations. Opportunity for compensation based on experience.Fellowships are available year round.  

EP fellows should be:

  • Hardworking

  • Able to work from EP's Berkeley office

  • Open-minded

  • Capable of scanning large quantities of text or video

  • Able to see both the big picture and small details

  • Familiar with the subject matter

  • Comfortable with computer and technology

  • Able to efficiently manage and enjoy multiple research projects at once