The Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC), the Midwest’s leading environmental advocacy and eco-business innovation organization, seeks to hire a Receptionist-Administrative Assistant to work full-time in our Chicago
ELPC is the Midwest’s leading public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization. ELPC’s major program areas include: promoting clean energy development strategies that help solve climate change problems and reduce environmental degradation by encouraging energy efficiency and renewable energy alternatives to conventional power plants; promoting innovative transportation approaches, such as the development of a Midwest high-speed rail network, that will lead to cleaner air and more jobs; and protecting and preserving critical natural resources that improve the quality of life in our communities. ELP puts into practice our core belief that environmental progress and economic development can be achieved together. ELPC’s multidisciplinary professional staff includes 46 attorneys, M.B.A.s, public policy advocates and communications specialists. ELPC has offices located in Chicago, IL, Des Moines, IA, Jamestown, ND, Sioux Falls, SD, Columbus, OH, Madison, WI, and Washington, D.C. ELPC was established in 1993 and has an annual budget of $6.75 million. For more information, please see www.elpc.org.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Greet visitors, answer and direct incoming telephone calls, coordinate incoming and outgoing mail and deliveries; oversee operation, scheduling, set-up and maintenance of office equipment, conference rooms, production area and kitchens. Order office and kitchen supplies, coordinate food service for meetings and conferences. Provide administrative support including data input, word processing, and research to professional staff. This position has occasional evening work.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree, excellent verbal, written and communication skills and enjoy working with others. Great opportunity for a self-starter with a passion for ELPC’s mission and vision in a fast-paced office that is comfortable in multitasking and proficient in Microsoft Office.
SALARY: Low $20’s and with ELPC’s salary structure that is competitive with other major public interest environmental organizations. Excellent benefits provided.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and professional references to:
Fidelia Gaines Environmental Law and Policy Center
Email: Fgaines@elpc.org FAX: (312) 795-3730
Telephone inquiries are discouraged. The Environmental Law and Policy Center is an equal opportunity employer and is continually seeking to diversify its staff.