Posts Tagged ‘administrative’

Philadelphia, PA

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has been a visionary not-for-profit organization in the Greater Philadelphia Region since its founding in 1827. PHS organizes the annual Philadelphia International Flower, the world’s largest and longest-running indoor flower show, which brings 270,000 visitors and creates a $61 million economic impact to the city. PHS’s Philadelphia Green helps transform lives through innovative programs like City Harvest, which has grown and donated 160,000 lbs of fresh produce in four years—helping to feed 1,000 families each week of the growing season. PHS also leads Plant One Million, an ambitious program to plant one million trees in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

The Project Coordinator for Community Greening Stewardship Initiatives supports the stewardship and implementation of neighborhood greening projects with a heavy emphasis on engaging community in design, construction and on-going maintenance. She/he reports to the Program Manager for Community Greening and Stewardship Initiatives.


  • Strong history in community engagement with diverse populations
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in related field.
  • Degree in environmental studies, horticulture, sustainable landscape management, or related field preferred. Equivalent work experience required.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while adhering to deadlines
  • Excellent written, graphic, and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiastic team player willing to help other team members when needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft office, Razor’s Edge, internet, social media and technology
  • Knowledge of the Greater Philadelphia Region is preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Send a cover letter and resume to:
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
c/o Human Resources
100 N 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Email: hrphs@pennhort.org

To learn more about us, visit www.phsonline.org
Please no telephone or walk-in inquires. EOE. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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San Francisco, CA

Earthjustice is a non-profit public-interest law firm dedicated to protecting magnificent places, natural resources, and wildlife of this earth and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment. The Office Manager/Litigation Assistant will oversee the operations of the San Francisco office and provide administrative and paralegal support to the attorneys.


  • Bookkeeping, time reporting
  • Supply/equipment ordering and maintenance
  • Recruitment coordination
  • Time/meeting planning
  • Confidential file maintenance and library management
  • Formatting, proofreading, and cite checking for attorneys
  • Court and agency filing of legal documents
  • Other litigation assistant duties


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Litigation assistant experience and knowledge of federal court rules or ability to acquire such knowledge promptly
  • Experience in basic bookkeeping and supervising
  • Computer skills, including Adobe and Microsoft Software
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Strong internet researching skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to protecting the environment
  • Good sense of humor

Email resume and cover letter to eajusca@earthjustice.org, subject line should read: Office Manager/Litigation Assistant.

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Washington, D.C.

The Brookings Institute is a private nonprofit organization devoted to independent research and innovative policy solutions. The institute is in search of a candidate to provide assistance to the Center Manager who supports the Director and Deputy Director of the Engelberg Center for Healthcare Reform (ECHCR). This candidate will coordinate the Director and Deputy Director’s schedules, commitments, correspondence, travel plans, expense reporting, and daily management of the ECHCR workflow for internal projects and meetings. They will also work as an intermediary between the Center Manager, Deputy Director and the ECHCR workflow and initiatives.


  • 70% assisting center manager with coordination of Director and Deputy Director’s activities
  • 25% center administration
  • 5% minimal research


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of work experience
  • Two years post bachelor’s administrative work experience
  • Strong business writing skills
  • Experience supporting high-level executives
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Internet researching skills and capacity to learn specific software programs
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Knowledge of non-profit administrative structures is a plus


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