Jun 12, 2024

Social Impact and Sustainability Coordinator

  • Cooley
  • San Francisco; New York; Los Angeles; Santa Monica; Chicago; Palo Alto; Washington DC; Boston; Colorado; Seattle; San Diego; Reston
Full-Time Administration/Operations

Job Description

Cooley is seeking a Social Impact & Sustainability Coordinator to join the Social Impact & Sustainability (SIS) team.

Position summary:  The Social Impact & Sustainability Coordinator is the centralized resource responsible for providing high-level administrative, project support and coordination for SIS initiatives. Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Position responsibilities:

  • Code department invoices and send to Accounting & Finance for processing
  • Prepare and maintain various PowerPoint presentations, Excel files, and Word documents for SIS team
  • Assist with data entry, data management, and reporting through employee giving platform, Benevity, and other tools used by the SIS team
  • Prepare and generate various statistical reports as directed by the SIS team
  • Keep all files up-to-date and organized. Ensure materials are forwarded to Information Governance Department, as needed
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned or required by the SIS team and Pro Bono Partner
  • Serve as point of contact to attorneys and business professionals on SIS procedures/questions
  • Assist with SIS department budget monitoring and annual budget planning process as needed
  • Handle SIS event planning and logistics
  • Assist SIS Director, SIS Manager and Pro Bono Partner with SIS projects and initiatives, as necessary
  • All other duties as assigned or required

Hiring Organization

Cooley LLP



  • After orientation at Cooley LLP, exhibit proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, iManage and other firm applications
  • After orientation and training demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Access and/or other database management applications
  • Available to work overtime, as required
  • 2+ years’ prior administrative experience

Skills and experience:


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Previous law firm experience
  • Previous legal secretary and/or executive assistant experience helpful


  • Professional demeanor
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to anticipate and identify project logistical needs and proactively support SIS team members
  • Ability to handle complex and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to speak effectively in front of an audience
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all records, files, documents and department information
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks quickly and efficiently

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Cooley offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package.


The expected hourly pay range for this position is $26.00 - $38.00. Please note that final offer amount will be dependent on geographic location, applicable experience and skillset of the candidate.

We offer a full range of elective benefits including medical, health savings account (with applicable medical plan), dental, vision, health and/or dependent care flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits, life insurance, AD&D, long-term care coverage, backup care for children and/or adults and other parental support benefits. In addition to elective benefit options, benefited employees receive firm-paid life insurance, AD&D, LTD, short term medical benefits as well as 20 days of Paid Time Off (“PTO”) and 10 paid holidays each year. We provide generous parental leave and fertility benefits. New employees will attend a detailed benefit orientation to learn more about our many benefits and resources.

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