Now hiring: Green Action, Green Shadow Cabinet

Green Action USA and the Green Shadow Cabinet seek dedicated, personable, experienced, and skillful social change agents to manage Green Action, Inc., d/b/a Green Action USA, a new 501(c)4 organization promoting practices that lead to a more ecological, just, peaceful, and democratic society and to carry forward the Green Shadow Cabinet, a project of Green Action USA.  

QUALIFICATIONS for employment with Green Action include:

  • 5 or more years experience in social change work;
  • administrative/management experience;
  • ability to coordinate multiple tasks and ensure timely performance;
  • superior writing and editing skills;
  • commitment to green values and social change;
  • ability to use a web text editor and a rudimentary understanding of html a plus;
  • experience with drupal and civicrm a plus;
  • ability to edit Spanish a plus;
  • a steady hand and a sense of humor.

Note that work location is flexible, though residence in the Madison, Wisconsin or Boston, Massachusetts areas is preferred.


  • Daily or near-daily updating of GreenShadowCabinet.US content;
  • Coordination of conference calls by Cabinet members and others as needed;
  • Day to day administration of non-profit organization, including supervision of staff;
  • Long-term strategic development of Green Action USA;
  • Overseeing online fundraising, direct mail, and major donor fundraising programs;
  • Responding to inquiries.

Note that depending on the pool of applicants, we may decide to divide these responsibities into two positions, one full time and one half time.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience;
  • Assistance with health insurance costs;
  • Bonuses and raises as appropriate.

DEADLINE for applications is ongoing and each application will be reviewed on reception. A hire decision will be made by August 15th, 2013.

TO APPLY send a one page letter of interest, resume/CV, as well as at least three references with contact information, to: Info -at- GreenShadowCabinet.US