Monday, October 5, 2015

Program Coordinator Position for Recent Grad with the World Resources Institute

WRI’s Finance Center works to shift the world’s financial flows to support sustainable development. We engage the public and private sectors to scale up investments in low-carbon, socially beneficial projects—particularly in the developing world.
The Finance Center is looking for a candidate to provide administrative support to Finance Center’s Program Director and Associate-Level Staff.
Responsibilities
The Project Coordinator’s main areas of responsibility will include the following:
Program Administration (75%)
  • Serve as Program Director and Associate-level staff liaison to problem-solve internally with other WRI departments and externally with vendors, funders, and service providers
  • Set up conference rooms and audio/video equipment for internal staff and external visitors, managing catering, special accommodations, and guest requests
  • Assist staff with job postings; facilitate candidate selections through resume screening and tier system on iCims; and manage paperwork for new-hires
  • Remotely plan, manage, and supervise itineraries, travel documents, visas, and accommodations for program staff attending international events
Financial Management (15%)
  • Assist with expense reporting and travel reimbursements, apply direct costs to appropriate project code
Grant Management (10%)
  • Enter funder and proposal information into Raiser’s Edge to keep track of funding opportunities
  • Maintain digital and hard copy records for documentation pertaining to payments, contracts, reservations, receipts, invoices, and grants
Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Minimum 1 year of experience – relevant internship experience may be counted
  • Detail-oriented, and highly organized individual with a strong interest in program coordination and administrative work
  • Strong computer skills including high level of comfort with Microsoft Office
  • Must hold current US work authorization
Final candidates will be required to take a writing test.

Click here to apply.