Project Coordinator







/ Yearly


May 30, 2023

The Project Coordinator is part of a collaborative and diverse NTEN team. We are all inspired by and accountable to our mission, community, and each other. The Project Coordinator is a core part of the program management team for the Nonprofit Technology Conference, our annual flagship event that convenes over 2,000 nonprofit staff, funders, technology service and product providers, and supports timely and collaborative projects across the organization year-round. The Project Coordinator position includes project management duties to support all staff on NTC project tasks and milestones, technical support duties ensuring internal project and communication tools are effectively utilized by staff, and customer service duties that support community members accessing and participating in the NTC and other programs in the ways that best work for them. The Project Coordinator reports to the Chief Program Officer and will work closely with the Communications Director, IT Director, and everyone across the organization. 

All NTEN staff work remotely with flexible schedules from their homes. The Project Coordinator, like all staff, is expected to utilize internal communication and program management tools, including Slack (internal communication tool), Asana (collaborative project management tool), and Google Workspace (external communication, file storage, calendar) to ensure collaboration across time zones.

Responsibilities include

  • With all other NTEN staff contribute to planning and producing the annual Nonprofit Technology Conference.
  • Collaborate across teams to identify ways internal systems can support organization-wide communication and collaboration related to the NTC.
  • Collaborate with other NTEN staff to identify milestones and timelines of NTC-related projects.
  • Monitor and offer support around the on-time delivery of projects related to key milestones and timelines.
  • Collaborate across teams to offer logistical support related to NTC meetings.
  • Support communication and coordination with external vendors related to NTC projects.
  • With support from others, ensure NTEN’s offerings are accessible for participants by identifying needs and implementing support.
  • Provide project management and coordination for timely projects across the organization.
  • Embrace NTEN’s mission, values, and commitment to equity and liberation.


  • 3+ years of nonprofit sector or related work experience preferred.
  • Affinity for and interest in increasing skills with technology tools, including Google Apps, Salesforce, and WordPress.
  • Demonstrated success with project management and coordination of groups.
  • Demonstrated success with customer service and support roles.
  • Demonstrated success working collaboratively with others on common goals and projects.
  • Demonstrated success working independently to keep tasks and projects on track.
  • Ability to build constructive and effective relationships.
  • Experience communicating and working with a distributed team.
  • Based in the United States.

NTEN has no physical office, but half of the staff is in the Portland, OR, area. We hope to hire locally where in-person collaboration and support from the most number of team members is possible. Still, we are open to applicants based anywhere in the U.S. with the expectation that non-local applicants would potentially travel to Portland at most twice per year for staff planning. Domestic travel and extended hours will be required one week per year for the Nonprofit Technology Conference and may be required for other in-person events up to three times per year, depending upon the program. NTEN covers work-related travel costs. 

Salary and benefits

This is a full-time (32 hours a week) position with a starting salary of $45,000 annually. 

As of July 1, 2023, NTEN operates on a four-day week, with all staff working Monday–Thursday only. 

NTEN provides quality benefits, including covering 100% of medical, dental, disability, and life insurance benefits; 401(k) with available matching contributions from NTEN; Flexible Spending Account; flexible work hours; and 24+ paid days off annually. In addition, as a fully remote team, we provide all staff with a laptop, additional monitor, other technology supplies, a stipend for home-office setup, and monthly stipends for internet costs.

NTEN focuses on professional development for all staff and is eager to hire someone interested in learning and developing their skills in this role. There are no specific education, training, or certification requirements for this position; we value lived and professional experience with digital literacy, inclusion, equity topics, program management, and community organizing. 

Our team and impact are made greater by the diversity of our staff. NTEN is an intentional, collaborative organization. Our values and commitment to equity and liberation guide our hiring, program design, community engagement, event planning, and beyond. Review Working at NTEN to learn more about our benefits and team.

How to apply

Please send us an email that includes the following:

  1. A resume, job history, or LinkedIn URL.
  2. A cover letter or message in the body of your email.

Your cover letter can be any length but should address your interest in NTEN’s mission and include information about previous experience or interest related to the responsibilities outlined above. Applications will be reviewed as submitted, and all applicants will receive acknowledgment of their application or request for an interview as appropriate. NTEN is an equal opportunity employer.

The selection process includes:

  1. A short interview via Zoom with the CPO; questions will be provided in advance.
  2. A longer group interview via Zoom with CPO and other team members; questions will be provided in advance.

No travel is required for the interview process. Accommodations can be made to support accessibility, including flexible scheduling, captioning, and other options upon request.

If you have questions about NTEN or this position, please email us.

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