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E-M:/ Clean Water Action Job Posting: Administrative Assistant

Enviro-Mich message from Cyndi Roper <croper@cleanwater.org>


Administrative Assistant
East Lansing, MI

Posting Date: February 22, 2008
Closing Date: March 7, 2008 (or until ideal candidate is found)

Clean Water Action is seeking an Administrative Assistant who will work with the Michigan Director and other program staff to advocate on behalf of the organization's 235,000 Michigan members and its environmental, public health and democracy campaigns. The Administrative Assistant will provide budget, fundraising, database, internet, editing and other support.


*  Assist in all phases of administrative and development work
*  Coordinate and provide support for grants prospecting, research and writing
*  Coordinate special events, donor mailings, major gifts program, fundraisers and communication projects
*  Assist with financial management and budgets for multiple offices and programs
*  Write correspondence, including donor thank you letters and member questions responses
*  Work with national database manager to oversee state database including updates and requests
*  Assist with website updates and email advocacy
*  Coordinate production of quarterly newsletter
*  Research and identify potential funding sources
*  Schedule meetings and prepare agendas
*  Other tasks as assigned


*  Experience as an executive or development assistant, preferably 3-5 years
*  Well-organized and self-motivated with the ability to work independently
*  Sound judgment and good habits of consulting with supervisor and others
*  Strong oral/written and interpersonal communications skills
*  Proficiency with database programs, Word, and Excel
*  Willingness to work evenings and weekends on occasion
*  Ability and willingness to travel within the state of Michigan


*  Salary commensurate with experience
*  Attractive benefits package available

Location: This position will be based in Clean Water Action’s East Lansing office.

To Apply: E-mail your resume to David Holtz at dholtz@cleanwater.org or fax to (517) 203-0760.

Clean Water Action is a national citizens’ organization working for clean, safe and affordable water, prevention of health-threatening pollution, creation of environmentally- safe jobs and businesses, and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Action organizes strong grassroots groups, coalitions and campaigns to protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. www.cleanwateraction.org.

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