DC Admin Position with National Religious Partnership on the Environment

Office Manager / Executive Admin Assistant

The National Religious Partnership for the Environment seeks an experienced, versatile, Office Manager / Executive Administrative Assistant (EAA) for its new office in Washington, DC.

The Partnership, founded in 1993, is a highly respected, national alliance of four major independent faith groups (the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the National Council of Churches of Christ, the Coalition on Environment and Jewish Life, and the Evangelical Environmental Network), which undertake programs for environmental sustainability and justice through education, congregational outreach, leadership training, communications, and public policy initiatives. The Partnership’s Board of Directors recently appointed a new Executive Director (ED), Matthew Anderson-Stembridge, who comes to NRPE from his post as Founding Director of the Creation Care Fund.

Some of the EAA's responsibilities include: answer phones and direct phone calls; place calls; set-up conference calls; edit, proof and format documents and correspondence for ED; provide research; make travel arrangements; schedule meetings; coordinate Staff meetings; assist with Board meeting logistics; maintain office file system; order office supplies; handle in-coming and out-going mail; maintain NRPE’s database; monitor Partnership's general email; maintain / update NRPE’s website; take and transcribe meetings notes; maintain office equipment; recommend latest technology; keep office organized; other administrative and programmatic duties as necessary. Position provides off-site administrative support to Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) in MA office as needed. The EAA reports to both ED and DFA.

Qualifications and Skills:

Requires administrative experience in non-profit world; excellent written and oral communications and inter-personal skills; strong organizational skills; versatile computer skills (Microsoft Office in MAC environment); ability to be very flexible and prioritize multiple tasks; high standards of productivity; ability to complete tasks for active, traveling ED with equanimity, wisdom, loyalty, and humor. Must find serving in a support role rewarding.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package.

Application Deadline: March 10, 2011 Position begins: April, 2011

Send, email or fax resume, thoughtful cover letter, references and salary history to:

Kimberly Foster, Director of Finance and Administration; National Religious Partnership for the Environment, 49 S Pleasant St., Suite 301, Amherst, MA 01002

Email: kfoster@nrpe.org; Fax: 413-253-1414


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