The Public Finance Initiative (PFI) (publicfinanceinitiative.com), a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE, works with communities and their stakeholders to develop research, education, and technical assistance programs that center the values of equity, sustainability, and inclusive growth in the domain of public finance.
TSNE (formerly Third Sector New England) (tsne.org) is a management support organization that partners every year with hundreds of nonprofits, foundations, community-based groups, and others working for social change. Our mission is to provide information and services to build the knowledge, power, and effectiveness of individuals, organizations, and groups that engage people in community and public life. The ultimate intention of TSNE’s work is to create a more just and democratic society. PFI is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE
The Associate will be responsible for providing support to the Executive Director of PFI on the day-to-day management and implementation of various work streams related to PFI’s projects that have a focus on public finance, including our bond markets and racial equity project, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Responsibilities include developing meeting agendas, written works, briefing materials, and PowerPoints for work streams that will convene national investor and government audiences focused on the integration of environmental, social, and governance principles across different areas of public finance investments. The Associate will attend meetings with large national stakeholders, develop and deliver presentations on key topics, develop pieces of writing and research focused on public finance and serve as a key member of the team executing vital organizational projects aligned with our mission and values.
Reporting to this position:
The position is not expected to include direct reports, but can evolve in the future to working and supervising project interns.
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
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:
Regarding COVID-19: TSNE considers the health and safety of our employees of the utmost importance, and due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and subject to your state and local laws, our policy requires that all employees performing in-person work at a TSNE designated office are fully vaccinated. For the purpose of this policy, fully vaccinated indicates that you have received a single dose of the Janssen vaccine, or both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Certain exemptions may be requested and will be considered by Human Resources.
Compensation and Benefits
Location: Work will be primarily performed Boston, MA. Work is eligible for 100% remote work.
Compensation: The hourly rate for this position is $35.00/hr.
Benefits: This position is not eligible for benefits.
TSNE/PFI strives to achieve excellence through a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that embraces all of our individual and collective differences. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Middle Eastern and North African, Bilingual and/or Bicultural candidates, and LGBTQ2SIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We value and honor the unique talents, learning styles, and lived experiences of each individual that enrich and strengthen our workplace culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All employment conditions are based on an individual’s performance and job qualifications. TSNE/PFI prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, creed, color, religion, native language, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, race-based hairstyles, or any other protected characteristic stated by federal and state law. Regardless of any class’ protection under the law or lack thereof, TSNE/PFI celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse team of employees. It is represented in our workplace culture, and it is who we are.
TSNE/PFI's EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.