Contractor: Consultancy Office Assistant [Sustainable Museums]

Posted on August 12, 2014.

This is a busy consultancy looking to grow a support position. The office’s work includes – client work on environmental sustainability in museums, zoos, gardens and historic sites – client work in grant planning and support – research and writing on environmental sustainability – collaborative field-wide efforts on sustainability in historic sites, museums zoos and gardens – conference and speaking engagements around the country The office needs support for 4 hours weekly to start; with an expectation of expansion. The contractor would often work remotely with occasional meet-ups or office visits in Massachusetts for planning our work, and sharing instructions and ideas, as agreed upon. Rate of pay: $35/hour. Activities include – Billing and payments – Arrangements for client travel, conferences and speaking engagements – Power point design support, handout preparation – Excel work for project budgets – Basic online research – Gathering permissions and access for interviews and photos for book projects – Proofreading Necessary qualifications – Previous work with museums, zoos, gardens and/or historic sites and familiarity with the informal learning field – Very comfortable with Word and Excel – Experienced in basic online research, online forms, grant portals, and online workspace sharing programs – Confident with basic financial paperwork, appointment management, and travel arranging – Familiarity with grants and/or environmental sustainability preferred Please submit resume, contact for three references, and a personal letter of interest, to Sarah Sutton (previously Sarah Brophy) at and/or You can check me out at and @greenmuseum and at

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