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Program Assistant

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San Francisco, CA, USASan FranciscoCAUSA
Full-time

NRDC seeks a Program Assistant to support two initiatives in our San Francisco office. The Program Assistant will work closely with a group of four NRDC staff working in the following areas: advance clean energy and climate change projects in India and expanding clean transportation in California and the U.S. The position provides administrative support to each of these initiatives, requiring strong organizational skills, ability to juggle multiple tasks and willingness to work with a diverse and fast-paced team.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Providing administrative support to program staff
  • Preparing expense and budget reports and maintaining financial records
  • Managing and maintaining paper and electronic filing systems and databases
  • Scheduling and organizing meetings and conference calls for program staff
  • Making travel arrangements, including transportation, accommodations, vehicle rentals and conference registration
  • Proofreading, formatting, and helping prepare letters, reports, fact sheets, blog posts, and other project materials
  • Responding to and directing inquiries from the general public and outside organizations
  • Handling incoming and outgoing mail
  • Preparing media reports with press clips and helping to put together reports to funders
  • Assisting the receptionist and other program assistants as needed
  • Performing other projects as assigned
Skills/Experience: 
  • Extensive experience in administrative, expense, accounting and organizational skills
  • Strong facility with spreadsheets, databases, such as Excel, and experience with accounting and finance preferred
  • Experience with electronic communication, such as Outlook, and internet research
  • Highly detail oriented with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, follow organizational procedures and perform accurately under deadlines
  • Self-directed with the ability to prioritize, manage and follow through on multiple tasks
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Ability to organize and manage small internal and external events

Organization Info

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

Overview
Headquarters: 
New York, NY, United States
Annual Budget : 
$100-500M
Founded: 
1970
About Us
Mission: 

The Natural Resources Defense Council's purpose is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and the natural systems on which all life depends.

We work to restore the integrity of the elements that sustain life -- air, land and water -- and to defend endangered natural places.

We seek to establish sustainability and good stewardship of the Earth as central ethical imperatives of human society. NRDC affirms the integral place of human beings in the environment.

We strive to protect nature in ways that advance the long-term welfare of present and future generations.

We work to foster the fundamental right of all people to have a voice in decisions that affect their environment. We seek to break down the pattern of disproportionate environmental burdens borne by people of color and others who face social or economic inequities. Ultimately, NRDC strives to help create a new way of life for humankind, one that can be sustained indefinitely without fouling or depleting the resources that support all life on Earth.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Mar 12 2019
Active Until: 
Apr 12 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.
industry: 
Nonprofit