Boston Nonprofit Office Coordinator
The Public Interest Network
About the organization
The Public Interest Network operates more than a dozen organizations committed to a shared vision of a better world and a strategic approach to social change. These groups include U.S. PIRG, Environment America, Green Corps, and the National Environmental Law Center and include 400-plus staff. We tackle some of the biggest challenges facing our states and our country today, such as delivering clean air, clean water and a livable climate to the next generation; transforming our energy and transportation systems for the 21st century; growing food in ways that leave both people and the planet healthier; and responding to the worst public health crisis in a century.
The Office Manager oversees the management of the Boston office for over a dozen organizations within The Public Interest Network. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Managing the everyday functions of the office including maintenance and oversight of supplies, furniture, machinery, and all office spaces. Serve as the liaison and representative of our network to building management.
-Overseeing the Boston office’s budget; tracking expenses and income, requisitioning expenses, and proposing a budget that meets the needs of the organization’s objectives and goals.
-Managing an office where 80 staff and network visitors work, maintaining phone and internet systems, ordering supplies, maintaining and improving organizational systems, ensuring security protocols, and proposing and managing contracts with vendors. The manager also coordinates with a team of administrators representing each of the organizations housed in the office, working to complete projects and ensure a smooth-running office.
-Coordinating meetings, socials, and cleaning projects for staff, in order to build community and sense of ownership in the office.
We are looking for candidates who have:
-Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
-Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
-Initiative and the ability to complete tasks efficiently
-The ability to quickly comprehend and utilize new programs
-A positive attitude and the ability to work effectively with all different types of people
-Comfort in maintaining technical systems
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-A track record of accomplishment
The ideal candidate is also passionate about political change, organizing, and movement building. Candidates must have excellent judgment and discretion and the ability to oversee significant projects. Additionally, candidates must be able to make a two-year commitment to the position. The position is full time, and it will include additional TPIN responsibilities, to be determined.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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