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Are you a stickler for details, but enjoy working with dynamic passionate environmental advocates?  Do you like jigsaw puzzles where every piece is needed to complete the picture? Come join Earthworks and help us complete our puzzle!

Earthworks is looking for a detail-oriented person to assist in running the Finance & Operations of Earthworks in Washington, DC.  The Finance and Operations Associate (FOA) is a full-time position and reports to the Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) 

Earthworks is always looking to operate more effectively and to be a greater resource to its community allies. A critical challenge during the next period will be updating, simplifying, and advancing Earthworks’ systems and operations so that the organization can operate as efficiently and professionally as possible. 

Finance & Operations 65%

  • Assist Finance & Operations director in processing, tracking, registering, and reconciling transactions for all Earthworks vendors and accounts, to ensure accurate expense coding and reporting.
  • Assist Finance and Operations Director with annual audit and 990 process and liaise with outsourced accountants as necessary.
  • Assist DFO in updating and creating simple and efficient office procedures and systems.
  • Manage logistics in planning and coordination of organization-wide meetings both virtually (and- when possible again- in person).
  • Assist in management of Earthworks HR as necessary.
  • Screen queries to the main telephone line and organizational email addresses.

Administrative Support to Philanthropy Team 35%

  • Responsible for data entry and hygiene in Salesforce. 
  • Manage donation processing including entering data in Salesforce, maintaining donation documentation files, preparing bank deposits, generating mail merges, and sending acknowledgement letters. 
  • Manage state charitable registration processes, Earthshare membership, Combined Federal Campaign participation, employee giving, and other charitable giving portal registrations.
  • Regularly update online charity profiles. 
  • Help with other projects as needed. 

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Prior experience with Quickbooks and Salesforce
  • Prior experience in non-profit accounting preferred
  • Acute attention to detail, precision, and accuracy
  • Proactive at problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Strong diplomacy and effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated and strong time management and organizational skill
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Commitment to environmental, human rights and social issues.

Woman-led, multigenerational, and with a relatively flat hierarchy, we encourage initiative and leadership at all levels. Earthworks has a flexible work environment, with many employees working remotely or telecommuting part of the time to ensure work-life balance.

Earthworks is committed to challenging and dismantling systemic oppression. Earthworks Board and staff understand that promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) both within and beyond Earthworks is critical to carrying out our mission to protect communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of resource extraction. We understand that our commitment to DEI means a dedication to constant learning and improvement. For more information about DEI at Earthworks, please visit our website:


We offer a generous benefits package that includes flex time, parental leave, vacation days, sick days, and a paid sabbatical for long-term employees.  The position pays $47,000-$52,000 commensurate with the selected candidate’s experience and skill level.

How to Apply

Earthworks welcomes applications from diverse candidates and is an equal-opportunity employer. Earthworks evaluates employees and applicants for employment on merit, competence, and qualifications, and does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, alienage or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, arrest record, prior military service or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Statement from Earthworks, National Parks Conservation Association and Clean Air Task Force on Opening Legal Actions Against EPA Rescission of Two Regulations on Methane Emissions

September 16, 2020
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