Assistant Project Manager

Cooperative Development Institute
New England

Do you want to help workers build wealth through ownership and gain a sense of hope and control over their future? Do you want to help farmers, fishermen and other food producers build a sustainable, resilient, locally controlled food system? Do you want to help preserve and grow jobs, businesses, and quality food systems throughout New England? The Cooperative Development Institute is looking for an exceptionally well organized, task-oriented person with strong database and administration skills to assist in managing multiple projects across our Cooperative Business Programs – Cooperative Business Services, Business Ownership Solutions and Cooperative Food Systems. Interested candidates should provide a cover letter, resume and three references using this webform by Oct 21, 2020.

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Position Overview:

The successful candidate will work as an Assistant Project Manager in the cooperative business programs. This new position will help expand the capacity of our programs with administrative support, facilitate our team’s services, partnerships and collaborations, research, data analysis, and systems change advocacy.

Essential Job Functions: Assistant Project Manager

The Assistant Project Manager will be involved in various aspects of program development, evaluation, and reporting. We are looking for someone who enjoys internal systems design, implementation, and maintenance as well as the thrill of a well-executed training program.


In accordance with Federal law, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. CDI is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.

Because we believe in economic prosperity and justice for all, CDI commits to acknowledging, untangling and eliminating all forms of oppression. We do this by recognizing and counteracting racism, classism and other forms of bias within ourselves and the organization, by making our board and staff more inclusive, by prioritizing marginalized people and by promoting these practices within the co-op movement.

We welcome applicants from underrepresented identities, and those who have a commitment and track record of bringing an inclusive and equitable approach to their work. Bilingual/bicultural candidates are urged to apply.


This is a largely remote position within New England, however there are occasions where attendance is required at meetings and trainings accessible by car.

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