Employment at EBC

Employment with the EBC is an exciting opportunity to work with leaders from across the environmental and energy industry. EBC staff work closely with the Executive Director to manage EBC operations, programs, meetings, and membership.

Application Period Closed
Operations and Programs Coordinator

Location: Brookline, MA (eligible for flex / remote)

Reports to: Executive Director

Established in 1990, the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC) was the first membership organization in the United States established to support and foster the development of the environmental industry. Made up of over 200 companies, the EBC membership is a diverse group of businesses specializing in engineering, consulting, environmental and energy technologies and services, waste management, remediation services, laboratories, and analytical testing, as well as financial firms, higher education programs, and government agencies. Through meetings, programs, and events EBC provides our membership with information and contacts to manage and expand their business and raises the visibility of the industry in New England.

The Operations and Programs Coordinator will support all aspects of EBC’s nonprofit operations, including financial reporting, processing payroll, benefits and insurance administration, and accounts payable and receivable. The Coordinator will report on business metrics to EBC staff and the EBC Board of Directors and will take minutes at EBC meetings. In addition, the Coordinator will support and attend EBC meetings, programs, and events and will be responsible for the successful project management and execution of 3-5 programs per month.

EBC has a small, nimble staff committed to providing excellent meetings, programs, and events while operating a successful and highly professional membership association. Our team structure creates unique learning opportunities for staff to gain in-depth knowledge and experience with nonprofit operations, events, and membership management that is not possible within larger organizations.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Financial reporting, accounts payable and receivable, and payroll
  • Coordinating EBC’s benefit programs for participating employees
  • Attend in-person EBC Board of Directors Meetings and take meeting minutes
  • Support and attend EBC’s programs and events, independently execute several webinars and in-person, on-site programs each month
  • Support EBC’s website maintenance
  • Other administrative tasks as needed 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university or Associate’s Degree with 2-3 years’ relevant experience
  • 1-2 years’ experience working with financial data and reporting – knowledge of QuickBooks Online a plus
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office – especially Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Professional written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to self-direct and manage tasks efficiently
  • Outgoing and adaptable personality, interest in meeting new people
  • Valid driver’s license required 

Salary Range: $60,000 – $70,000 annually 

Benefits:

  • SIMPLE IRA Retirement Savings Plan with 3% Employer Match
  • Health Insurance – EBC pays 75%, employee pays 25%, EBC covers any deductibles
  • EBC covers the employee cost of the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave payroll tax
  • State and Federal Holidays (14 days)
  • Vacation – 10 days per year
  • Leave – Bereavement, Family / Maternity, Jury Duty
  • Long-term Disability
  • Auto Mileage Reimbursement for Business Travel
  • Smart Phone Voice & Data Reimbursement (up to $50 per month) – per employee needs
  • ZipCar Membership – per employee needs
  • Public Transportation Monthly Pass – per employee needs
  • This position is based in Brookline, MA and is eligible for flex / remote-work after an initial 3-months fully in-person

The application period for this position closed on August 12, 2021.

Employment at EBC Member Companies

Interested in a position with an EBC Member company? The EBC Career Center is a great way to find a job in the environmental and energy sector. Open positions are posted to the Job Listings page and job seekers are welcome to post a resume to the EBC’s Resume Listings page.

Internships at EBC

The EBC accepts interns for the fall and spring semesters. Before applying for the position, please be familiar with EBC’s mission and business.

Fall / Spring Intern

The Environmental Business Council of New England is seeking an Intern in our Brookline office to assist with day-to-day administrative and clerical tasks. Undergraduate students, especially second and third year students, are encouraged to apply. Interns are expected to commit 10-12 hours of in-office time for the academic semester. $15.00 hourly wage.

Responsibilities

Intern responsibilities primarily entail office and administrative work, including data entry, database maintenance, and website maintenance. He/she may also be responsible for various business or nonprofit management projects, and gain valuable exposure to the environmental industry through offsite EBC programs, as well as to nonprofit operations in general. Apart from the intern’s in-office duties, there are multiple programs and events that the intern will be expected to assist in managing.

The job description is broad and applicants should be prepared to handle multiple tasks at once. The individual should be proactive, outgoing, and maintain a professional demeanor at all times. Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office. Applicants should have excellent communication skills and a stellar work ethic.

Qualifications

  • Current enrollment in a 4 year or community college
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and willingness to operate online databases
  • Exceptional organizational skills, careful attention to detail
  • Ability to function independently

EBC is not currently accepting intern applications.