Office Assistant

Tompkins Conservation (TC) is seeking an Office Assistant for its US headquarters based at 1606 Union Street, San Francisco, CA, to provide general office clerical and administrative support.

TC creates terrestrial and marine national parks in Chile and Argentina, reintroduces missing species, conserves biodiversity, restores degraded lands, encourages environmental activism, and fosters economic vitality as a result of conservation. TC was founded by Douglas Tompkins and is led by Kristine McDivitt Tompkins and encompasses US (primarily Bay Area-based) staff, plus field teams and staff in Chile and Argentina.


  • Answer the main office phone line
  • Greet visitors
  • Manage all incoming/outgoing mail and packages
  • Perform general clerical duties including, but not limited to, photocopying, scanning, mailing, filing, uploading documentation to proper sources including shared networks and/or programs
  • Help coordinate maintenance and repairs in office
  • Run errands to post office, FedEx, etc. as needed
  • Track office supply and book inventories and order supplies when needed
  • Ensure the office is kept clean and tidy
  • Provide administrative support to leadership team members such as scheduling meetings
  • Other administrative duties as assigned


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter who can work independently
  • Must be well-organized
  • Friendly and committed to representing the organization well
  • Proficient in MS Office and GSuite and basic knowledge of Salesforce
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Need to be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Written and oral proficiency in Spanish a plus

We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and a mission-driven work environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to

Application Deadline: August 31, 2018


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