The ideal candidate is required to have a strong interest in economic justice, at minimum a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, two to three-years experience in an office setting, and experience and comfort with journalism and writing generally. The ability to take initiative, get up to speed quickly, and follow through in a dynamic, intellectually-stimulating environment is a must. Excellent organizational ability demonstrated in meeting deadlines, setting priorities, maintaining accuracy in details and working in a cooperative but independent manner are also critical. Strong database and communication skills are required. A demonstrated proficiency with MS Office applications and basic website design (Squarespace preferred) is essential.
For aspiring journalists, the Project Coordinator position offers the opportunity to work with top-notch writers and photographers and interact with many major publications. Specific duties include:
- Manage contracts, payments, and expenses
- Maintain internal budgets
- Maintain internal databases
- Website management/upkeep
- Interface with consultants, contributors and editorial outlets
- Write up "Story Extra" blog posts
- Write, edit and/or proofread articles and development materials
- Manage acquisition/distribution of branded materials (biz cards, letterhead), office supplies, and other physical materials
The Project Coordinator role is a full-time, 40 hour/week position. Required work will occur during typical weekday business hours in an office in Manhattan. Exact schedule is flexible. Includes paid time off.
EHRP is committed to diversity and especially encourages members of underrepresented communities to apply, including people who are low-income, of color, female, LGBTQ or with disabilities.
Applicants should send resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org