Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention advocacy group in the country, is seeking passionate, dedicated professionals for these new roles. The Operations Coordinators will each be fully dedicated to two Everytown departments, supporting their day-to-day work. Operations provides finance, legal, human resources, IT and other support to our rapidly growing organization. We’re looking for a flexible problem-solver with exceptional attention to detail to join us. This would be an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to pursue a career in operations, law, research or accounting. We ask candidates to make a two-year commitment to the role.
The three main planks of the job are:
Communications and Document management – manage shared drive, provide legal (and other) research support, and help develop presentations. Copyediting as needed.
Scheduling and travel – help provide calendar support for team-wide and firm-wide events and meetings. Plan occasional travel for team members.
Accounting and contracts – manage vendor contracts, track expenses and invoices.
To be successful in this job, you must have:
Outstanding attention to detail
Passion for providing excellent customer service to internal and external constituents
Emotional intelligence to develop strong relationships across multiple teams
A willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done well
1-3 years of professional experience, with documented success in operations, research, or as a paralegal or assistant
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced organization
Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to rapidly shift between multiple projects and priorities
Persistent and dogged in the face of obstacles
Ability to maintain a sense of humor
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Powerpoint
Familiarity with Google Apps
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
Familiarity with Westlaw/LexisNexis a plus, but not required
Everytown for Gun Safety (www.everytown.org) is a movement of Americans fighting for common-sense policies that will reduce gun violence and save lives. Everytown is the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country with more than 2.5 million supporters including moms, mayors, survivors, and everyday Americans who are fighting for reforms that respect the Second Amendment and protect people. At the core of Everytown are Mayors Against Illegal Guns, founded in 2006 by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a grassroots movement of American mothers founded the day after the Sandy Hook tragedy in Newtown, CT.
Equal Employment Opportunities
Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, Inc., provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
How to apply
Applications will be accepted until the job is filled. Please send a thoughtful cover letter, resume and your salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Operations Coordinator” in the subject line.