Employment

ASSOCIATE: ADMINISTRATION AND SPECIAL PROJECTS

ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND

The American City Coalition (TACC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Dudley Square, Roxbury, that adheres to a plan dependent upon emergent strategy. That is, TACC has prioritized and selected Roxbury as a focus area and identifies and develops projects and programming responding to its needs and assets.

Through interrelated programs focused on pre-development planning, neighborhood vitality, resident asset building, and mobility and supportive services, TACC identifies strategies that can positively impact: the built environment; access to household-sustaining jobs; and the underlying determinants of health and safety requisite to vibrant mixed-income communities. TACC works to increase collective impact by helping to align the skills of partners within defined program areas, and identifying and engaging complementary partnerships and resources. TACC also provides technical support and assistance to advance multi-sector and multi-stakeholder partnerships that focus public and private investment in Roxbury.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

TACC is looking for an enthusiastic Associate who will work closely with all staff members on multiple projects. General tasks will include administrative support, office management, and project management.

The Associate will:

  • Process and track all incoming invoices; coordinate with independent bookkeeper, tax consultant, and accountant to manage expenses, legal and tax filings, and budget.
  • Maintain office efficiency by: working with landlord, property manager, tech support, and other vendors to ensure office and equipment are in good working order; ordering supplies; maintaining physical office files and shared Google drive; and coordinating with staff on scheduling, correspondence, and expenses.
  • Assist TACC staff on projects as needed, including writing, editing, researching, and creating project management tools.
  • Assist with hiring processes and liaise with parent office staff.
  • Contribute to web content, press releases, grant applications, and social media.
  • Manage specific TACC projects in the Roxbury community.
  • Perform related work and duties as needed.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 4 years of experience in an office environment
  • Ability to work independently, with outstanding critical thinking, organizational, interpersonal, multitasking and analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and Google Drive; comfort with basic troubleshooting and/or willingness to learn
  • Outstanding writer, able to communicate ideas to multiple audiences
  • Comfort with creating and reading budgets and financial statements
  • Reasonable understanding of social media networking sites including LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter

Salary will be commensurate with experience and skills.

TO APPLY

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to erin_oconnell@tamcc.org. Please include “Associate: Administration and Special Projects” in the subject line.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

TACC seeks to build a staff that reflects the communities in which we work. We strongly encourage applications from diverse candidates.