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Employer:  Work for Progress.
City:  Boston
State/Province:  Massachusetts
Country:  United States
Type of Employment:  Full Time
Environmental Categories:  Advocacy
Environmental Science
Industries:  Other/Not Classified
Nonprofit Charitable Organizations
Business Services - Other
Accounting and Auditing Services
Required Education:  Bachelors Degree
Required Work Experience:  No Past Work Experience
Travel Requirements:  25% of the time
Compensation:  25,500 with competitive benefits
Job Description: 

Wanted: Entry-Level Administrators to support Organizers and Advocates working to stop Global Warming, Ban Fracking, Protect Consumers, and Get Big Money out of Politics

The Public Interest Network includes some of the top public interest organizations in the country, including Environment America and U.S. PIRG. The advocates, organizers, and leaders of the organization are supported by a team of top notch administrators who assist with long-term planning and manage daily operations of the organization.


Job Description:

The Administrative team works provides operations support to groups nationwide. Responsibilities may include:

  • Staff Support: Coordinate projects & schedules; create and maintain systems for tracking campaign product and goals; and maintain files and records.
  • Communications: Coordinate internal communication between staff directors and departments.
  • Event Logistics: Plan and organize staff retreats, campaign activities, trainings, and Board Meetings.
  • Office management: Manage the organization’s physical infrastructure and information technology.
  • Special Projects: Assist leadership staff and department heads with special projects as necessary.


Candidates must be detail-oriented and highly organized, have a friendly and professional demeanor, be mature enough to manage confidential and/or sensitive information. Candidates must be comfortable working with computers and technology and specifically must be comfortable working with Microsoft Excel. The successful candidate will be excited by the idea of making social change and winning on issues.


Candidates for this position should have between one and three years of administrative experience. We value experience with nonprofit organizations and political campaigns. Candidates must be able to make a two-year commitment.


Salary and Benefits:

The target annual compensation for this position is $25,500 in the first year. The Public Interest Network offers a competitive benefits package.  We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement.


Application: Only online applications will be considered. Direct your cover letter to Peggy Mansperger, Recruitment Director.



The Public Interest Network is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, handicap, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status.


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