Program & Administrative Consultant – Part time : APPLY NOW !

Breakthrough Strategies & Solutions

Breakthrough Strategies & Solutions works with a diverse client base of philanthropists, foundations, political donors, NGOs, private companies, and government agencies to accelerate sustainable development, climate solutions, and a more vibrant and just democracy.  This small firm is totally virtually based.  Its founder and lead consultant is based in Takoma Park, Maryland.   This job requires 20hr/week , 3 days a week work and 8 months with an option to extend.

 Job responsibilities :

  • Provide logistical and planning support for multi-stakeholder events and meetings
  • Conduct online and phone-based research to support strategic initiatives
  • Draft correspondence, blogs, and short research memos
  • Communicate with clients
  • Help handle phone calls, e mail, and web support
  • Organize meetings, travel, and conference calls
  • Attend briefings and conferences and take succinct notes
  • Deal with vendors on limited basis
  • Help research grant seekers
  • Support and attend two meetings of young leaders for climate solutions


Excellent organizational skills; ability to multi-task

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience with normal office software programs including Excel, Adobe, Word, PowerPoint

Familiarity with social media and website design a plus


Ability to work independently with a “can do” attitude

Ability to work with diverse clients and professional colleagues

Highly motivated, diligent, and committed to high standards in all areas of work

Sense of humor

Commitment to a more just, sustainable future

College degree and some work experience preferred

Curious, humble, and on fire to make a difference

Respects confidentiality;trustworthy

Enjoys fast paced, informal work climate


Immediate or as soon as possible

Posted: October 11, 2012

To apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to with subject line CONSULTANT APPLICATION

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