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Administrative Associate

Job Description and Responsibilities

The Sentencing Project is seeking an experienced Administrative Associate to provide general administrative assistance to include, but not be limited to, overall office operations and fundraising/development. Responsibilities will include importing and exporting data records, gift entry and acknowledgments, conducting regular data cleanup, answering phone, and responding to correspondence.

Qualifications

Desirable skills and experience include the following:

  • Associate degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Two years relevant public interest experience
  • Demonstrated experience updating and maintaining a contact database management system for fundraising
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel, and extensive experience with mail merge functions
  • Exceptional attention to detail, excellent phone manner, and good customer service skills
  • Knowledge of Salsa CRM database a plus
  • Editing and proofreading experience a plus

Salary

This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week.  Current benefits package includes prorated vacation and sick leave; contribution to 403(b) retirement plan and Metro transportation subsidy.

Application Procedure

Candidates who are qualified by experience, skill, and personal motivation are invited to apply. The Sentencing Project is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to cultural diversity and recruits without regard to gender, race, ethnicity, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, disabilities, or prior convictions.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Submit cover letter and resume to:

Hiring Manager
Employment@sentencingproject.org

Open until filled.

August 2018 

 

 

Communications Associate

Job Description and Responsibilities

The Sentencing Project is seeking an entrepreneurial Communications Associate who will assume primary responsibility for the organization’s social media presence by posting daily content, both original and repurposed, with prioritization for presentations that are innovative and visual. The associate will also facilitate the launch of a new social media effort corresponding with the organization’s upcoming campaign to end sentences of life imprisonment. The associate position is responsible for drafting content for newsletters, the website and other communications outlets, under the supervision of the Communications Manager.

Other responsibilities may include supporting research and advocacy projects, such as assisting on research, publication production, or advocacy events and outreach.

Qualifications

Desirable skills and experience include the following:

  • Bachelor degree
  • Two years relevant public interest experience
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Commitment to criminal justice reform and racial justice
  • Graphic design experience using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop preferred
  • Experience with video production and photography desirable

Salary

Commensurate with experience and duties.  Current benefits package includes three weeks paid vacation; health, dental, life and disability insurance; contribution to 403(b) retirement plan and Metro transportation subsidy.

Application Procedure

Candidates who are qualified by experience, skill, and personal motivation are invited to apply. The Sentencing Project is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to cultural diversity and recruits without regard to gender, race, ethnicity, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, disabilities, or prior convictions.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Submit cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to:

Hiring Manager
Employment@sentencingproject.org

Open until filled.

August 2018