Hiring: Full-Time Administrative Coordinator

The mission of Maine People’s Alliance is to create a world where everyone has what they need, contributes what they can, and no one is left behind. By forming community with people from all walks of life, we build power, inspire new leaders, heal divisions—particularly across lines of race—and win campaigns that change what is politically possible.

MPA is seeking an Administrative Coordinator to join our organization. This position is responsible for maintaining an organized office, performing administrative tasks and assisting staff as needed. This is a full time position, working 40 hours per week, and reporting directly to the Field Strategy Director.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform general administrative and staff support tasks to ensure organizational performance
  • Assist with staff travel and meeting arrangements
  • Manage office volunteers
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Monitor incoming mail
  • Greet visitors to the office
  • Oversee office facility management and maintenance
  • Coordinate the use and organization of organizational office spaces
  • Manage the maintenance of office machineries such as computer, copiers, postage meters, etc

A qualified applicant should possess:

  • Self-motivation and an ability to successfully work independently, as part of a team, and as a team leader
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • A willingness to work flexible hours, including some evenings and occasional weekends
  • Prior administrative or office management experience
  • Commitment to MPA’s mission

This position is based in Portland and will report to MPA’s Field Strategy Director, Bridget Surber.

*Partial flexible at home work hours possible depending on COVID19 conditions*

The position is full time with starting salary range $36,000 - $43,000. MPA is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to equity and inclusion. Core to our work is an understanding of the multiple ways in which society is constructed to disadvantage and marginalize people of color, LGBTQ people, immigrants, native peoples, women, low-income people, people with disabilities, and others. We believe that underrepresented and marginalized communities must be centered in the work we do and we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or from these communities.

Please send a one-page letter of interest, resume, and three references via e-mail to MPA Field Strategy Director, Bridget Surber at Bridget@mainepeoplesalliance.org. Please title your email “Administrative Coordinator: (your name)”.