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If you would like to volunteer to support Common Good and the Start Over movement, please contact: commongood@commongood.org

We are currently accepting applications for the following position:

Executive Assistant to the Chair

(Please note that while Common Good's New York City office is located in Brooklyn, this position is based in Manhattan.)

The Executive Assistant to the Chair will:

  • Coordinate public appearances (including logistics) of the Chair and other Common Good staff as needed.

  • Serve as a point of contact between the Chair and the rest of the organization, ensuring and maintaining flow of information and communications.

  • Set and maintain fundraising goals and assist with fundraising activities, including drafting and disseminating communications with funders, managing and implementing funding appeal campaigns and occasionally writing grants and grant reports.

  • Manage, process and record contributions, acknowledgement letters and related correspondence.

  • Serve as Assistant to the Secretary of the Common Good Board, coordinating board activities and meetings, and drafting minutes.

  • Assist in the development of a yearly budget.

  • Assist with accounts payable and communications with accountant and auditor.

  • Plan and coordinate logistics for in-house forums and events.

  • Occasionally assist the Chair on policy and research matters (relating to op-eds, articles, books or policy statements the Chair is writing).

  • Manage and update constituent database, contacts and (e)mailing lists.

Location: 620 Eighth Avenue, 41st Floor, New York, NY, 10018, US

Start date: June 30, 2014

Application deadline: June 30, 2014

Common Good offers a competitive salary based on experience. Common Good offers competitive benefits, including health and dental insurance and matching contributions to the organization’s 403(b) plan.

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Matt Brown at mbrown@commongood.org.