EarthRights International is looking for a highly motivated, self-starter with a strong attention to detail and a passion for environmental and human rights to support our administrative and development teams.
The Development and Operations Assistant, based in ERI’s Washington D.C. office, reports to the Development Manager and will provide both administrative and substantive support to the Development and Finance programs in order to achieve ERI’s fundraising goal and adhere to fiduciary responsibilities. They will primarily support individual fundraising strategies, including donor communications and marketing, coordinating appeals and special events, and aid in the development of new sources of income from individuals and institutional funders. The Development and Operations Assistant will also be responsible for overall office administration, working with the Finance Director on financial reporting, and provide as needed administrative assistance to ERI’s Co-Directors and Board Members.
This position requires great attention to detail for both written and non-written tasks. Under the primary supervision of the Development Manager, the Development and Operations Assistant will be responsible for the following tasks:
ERI is committed to the professional development and growth of its staff and, when opportunities arise, prioritize promoting from within. This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience. ERI offers a generous benefits package and an informal, friendly work environment with highly committed staff.
Please send a cover letter summarizing what you would bring to this position and why you want to work with ERI and a one-page resume. Email applications with the subject line: Development and Operations Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application will be open until filled. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so early submission is encouraged.
About EarthRights International:
EarthRights International (ERI) is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization (NGO) with offices in Washington D.C., Thailand, Peru, and Myanmar. ERI combines the power of law and the power of people in defense of human rights and the environment, which we define as “earth rights”. We specialize in fact-finding, legal actions against perpetrators of earth rights abuses, training grassroots and community leaders, and advocacy campaigns. Through these strategies, EarthRights International seeks to end earth rights abuses, to provide real solutions for real people, and to promote and protect human rights and the environment in the communities where we work. For more information about ERI’s programs, visit www.earthrights.org.
EarthRights International is an equal opportunity employer.
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