This position has been filled. Thanks for your interest!
Location: Helena, Montana.
Compensation: MEIC offers compensation commensurate with skills and experience and a competitive benefits package that includes: sabbatical leave, paid vacation and holiday leave, sick leave, partial health insurance cost coverage, and retirement account contributions after two years of employment. Starting hourly wage for this 15-20 hour per week position will be in the $19-$22 range.
Reports to: Executive Director (ED). Also works closely with the Operations Manager, Communications and Engagement Director (CED), and other staff members.
To Apply: Please send a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but the priority deadline is Tuesday, August 30th at 8am. Preferred candidates will be able to start in mid to late September, but we can be flexible for an outstanding candidate.
Scope: The Administrative and Development Assistant will handle general office tasks and administrative duties, such as organizing schedules and events, entering data, bookkeeping, maintaining office equipment, providing tech support, and other general operations activities. This is a part-time, temporary position in the range of 10-15 hours per week, with potential for permanent status and increased hours and responsibility after satisfactory performance during a probationary period.
- Support membership and fund development activities, including (but not limited to) donor data entry and assisting in member mailings such as renewal appeals and acknowledgement letters.
- Assist in daily operations such as answering phones, making bank deposits, daily post office visits, providing back-up tech support, ordering office and mailing supplies, stocking, etc.
- Work with the ED and CED to perform online tasks, including but not limited to: updating website content, scheduling events on the online calendar, tracking media, and drafting social media if needed, such as news and event announcements.
- Coordinate with MEIC’s CED and ED, to grow and engage MEIC’s active online network of members, partners, and supporters.
- Work with staff to plan and implement member engagement, education, recruitment, and appreciation events across the state.
- In coordination with the ED and CED, prepare reports and materials for donors and board meetings and assist in raising funds for campaigns. Perform foundation funding opportunity research, support submission of grant proposals and reports.
- Perform miscellaneous office and administrative duties as needed.
Knowledge, Competencies, & Skills:
- High degree of computer literacy.
- Proficiency in many or all of the following programs/platforms preferred: Zoom, Google Workspace suite (Google Docs, Drive, Calendar, Sheets, Gmail, etc), macOS, QuickBooks Online, and Little Green Light (or another donor database system).
- Proficiency with these platforms is a bonus: WordPress, Slack, MailChimp, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), and LinkedIn.
- Creativity, a growth mindset, and tendencies toward levity and humor.
- Social and emotional intelligence and the ability to work effectively as a member of a highly collaborative team.
- Value alignment with MEIC’s mission and work for climate action, clean energy advocacy, and environmental protection.
- Awareness of Montana’s statewide political and cultural landscapes, especially pertaining to environmental issues and policies.
- Proven track record of successfully working across lines of race, ethnicity, language, class, gender and other identities and experiences.
- Cultural Competence: Demonstrated awareness of the complexity of cultural identity and difference, and the ability to learn and build on varying cultural and community norms. An understanding of racial justice issues and the urgency of confronting inequity within our society. Attunement to equity and inclusion as valuable elements of organizational culture.
MEIC is a 501(c)(3), member-supported nonprofit organization. We work to protect and improve the quality of life in Montana by defending the land, air, water, and life-sustaining climate of our great state – for today and for future generations.
MEIC is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace. The work environment is friendly, fun, cooperative, and fast-paced. Staff members need to be able to work independently and adapt to changing priorities. MEIC will not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law (“protected classes”). MEIC will make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with disabilities in compliance with federal, state, and local law.