Special Assistant to the Chair

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/24/2021 4:39 PM)
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Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy
Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
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Integrity Initiatives International


Integrity Initiatives International (integrityinitiatives.org) (III) is an international NGO focused on combatting grand corruption by strengthening the enforcement of criminal laws against corrupt leaders, also known as kleptocrats. III works to end grand corruption by:

  • Supporting national measures, such as the recently created High Anti-Corruption Court in Ukraine;
  • Promoting understanding of the close connection between human rights and anti-corruption organizations;
  • Forging a network of young people dedicated to combatting corruption in their own countries and around the world; and
  • Catalyzing a campaign to establish an International Anti-Corruption Court (“IACC”).

III is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE (tsne.org).



The Special Assistant to the Chair of III will work in Boston, Massachusetts and report directly to the Chair of III, United States District Judge Mark Wolf. This is a full-time position.


The responsibilities of the Special Assistant to the Chair include:

  • Researching and writing memoranda on matters concerning international law, grand corruption, and anti-corruption efforts;
  • Scheduling and participating in meetings with partners, board members, and other prominent individuals;
  • Writing a detailed summary of each meeting;
  • Organizing and distributing materials prior to meetings, including Executive Committee meetings and meetings of III’s Board of Directors;
  • Maintaining III’s electronic and paper records. Electronic records include a Google Drive, emails from partners, online publications, and other similar records. Paper records include folders for each initiative, business cards and contact information, to-do lists for Judge Wolf, and other similar records;
  • Organizing events such as webinars, conferences, and meetings with partners;
  • Providing administrative support for fundraising efforts such as drafting emails, researching individuals and foundations, and keeping detailed notes of III’s fundraising history;
  • Developing communications materials, such as III’s brochure, website, and Facebook page; and
  • Drafting III’s quarterly report for its federal grant from the National Endowment for Democracy.

Complete other tasks and projects related to the job, as needed.


We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.


The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial, capable of balancing multiple competing activities, and can excel in a fast-paced organization. Depending on performance, there is significant potential room for professional growth.


In addition, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (required, with academic distinction preferred);
  • At least one year of professional experience working for a nonprofit;
  • Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills;
  • Experience with Squarespace, Canva, and Google Suite is preferred, but not required;
  • A high level of responsibility and accountability;
  • An entrepreneurial attitude and an ability to act independently;
  • A passion for ending grand corruption.

Physical Demands/Work Environment


The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

  • Effectively communicate with others;
  • Handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Reach; traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to) move;
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up materials or equipment;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very low;
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards;
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be very low;
  • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

Compensation and Benefits


Location: Work will be performed in Boston, MA.

Compensation: The pay range for this position is $18.00 - $21.00 per hour.

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO): 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 1 week personal holiday, and sick time for full-time staff;
  • 80% Employer-paid, $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim;
  • Low-cost Guardian Dental and Vision;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care;
  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • Employer-paid Pension through TIAA;
  • ...and more!

TSNE/III envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE/III actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.


As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE/III will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.  


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