Wednesday, April 18, 2007


Work for a Great Partner of the Abolition Movement

The ACLU of Tennessee is one of our most valued lobby partners in our efforts to bring an end to the death penalty here in Tennessee. And they do a lot of other terrific work as well. The ACLU is currently hiring an administrative coordinator. You can read the job description below, and please forward it to anyone who might be interested.

Administrative Coordinator
American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee (ACLU-TN)

The ACLU of Tennessee is a private nonprofit non-partisan membership organization whose mission is to protect and promote civil liberties through public education, advocacy, litigation, and legislative efforts.

The ACLU-TN is seeking an administrative coordinator who will assist the Executive Director, will manage the office, and coordinate volunteers. The Administrative Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director and is part of a critical team that works to preserve the Bill of Rights.


Manage office, including bookkeeping, answering the telephone, responding to correspondence, preparing mailings, filing, and maintaining office supplies;

Create and maintain computer records and generate reports;

Prepare correspondence, draft memos and reports, and respond to member inquiries;

Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers;

Maintain website and coordinate and write content for website;

Write copy for and design newsletters;

Triage intake and provide general information and referral services and revise as needed resource book;

Oversee production of public education and fundraising materials;

Manage processing of donations and memberships including checks and credit cards, reporting gifts to national office, coordinate changes and updates with National, generating acknowledgment letters and maintaining paper records;

Assist with special projects, including implementation of public education and fundraising events


Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2003, Quickbooks, and Microsoft Publisher or other design programs;

Experience with or willingness to learn web design program;

A Bachelor’s Degree;

Excellent writing and analytical skills and strong verbal and interpersonal skills;

Ability to take the initiative and work creatively and independently;

Work or volunteer experience that demonstrates a confident and professional work style, including a respect for confidentiality and the ability to exercise good judgment in stressful circumstances;

Ability to handle multiple tasks, work well under pressure, and meet deadlines;

Sense of Humor
Salary and Benefits:
$26,000 - $31,000 (commensurate with experience) with excellent health and dental insurance benefits

To Apply:
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three references to: Hedy Weinberg, Executive Director, ACLU-TN, Post Office Box 120160, Nashville, TN.

Application Deadline: Review of resumes will begin will begin April 27, 2007. Position will remain open until the right person is found.

The ACLU-TN is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages women, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBT individuals, and people with disabilities to apply.

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