Program Assistant, International Program
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is one of the most effective international environmental action groups, combining the power of more than two million members and online activists with the expertise of nearly 500 scientists, lawyers, policy advocates, and other professionals across the globe ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water, and the wild. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped secure environmental victories in the U.S. and around the world. NRDC works on projects in the United States, Canada, Latin America, India, and China, as well as on global initiatives addressing issues such as climate change, energy, toxic waste, oceans, water, air and health. Today, our staff – a force for nature - work out of offices in New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana and Beijing.
NRDC is seeking a Program Assistant to work with the International Program, including the Program Director and the Latin America and International Climate teams, in our Washington, DC office. The Program Assistant will support our team with their work to advocate for strong climate, energy and environmental policies in key countries internationally. The successful candidate must have excellent communication and problem solving skills and be able to handle tasks such as: management of budgets, contracts and processing expenses, formatting and proofreading documents, coordinating and booking travel, scheduling meetings, coordinating meetings and events, and researching and preparing materials. Interest in regional environmental policy preferred. S/he must also be fluent in Spanish including reading, writing, and speaking.
NRDC is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.
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