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Contracts Administrator, TSNE MissionWorks

Boston, Mass.
Jul / 23 / 2018


TSNE MissionWorks (formerly Third Sector New England) is a management support organization that partners every year with hundreds of nonprofits, foundations, community-based groups, and others working for social change. Our mission is to provide information and services to build the knowledge, power, and effectiveness of individuals, organizations, and groups that engage people in community and public life. The ultimate intention of our work is to create a more just and democratic society.

We assist a wide range of organizations in the social sector with a mix of management support and capacity building services in consulting, financial and grants management, business administration, human resources, compensation and benefits administration, professional development training and research in nonprofit fields of practice.

As a leading voice and capacity builder in the nonprofit sector, TSNE MissionWorks is committed to learning and building our practices and values around diversity, inclusion and equity, and working in a culturally proficient way with our staff and the organizations and communities we serve. We actively cultivate a work environment that values the experiences of individuals in an open-minded and collaborative atmosphere.


The Contracts Administrator works in support of the missions of small and medium sized affiliated nonprofits (called Projects), as well as TSNE MissionWorks as an organization, in a dynamic, fast-paced team-based environment. The Administrator plays a critical role as part of the TSNE team providing broad customer service coordination and paralegal-level supports related to contracts. The Administrator must be tech savvy and customer service oriented and able to prioritize and troubleshoot as needed. The Administrator works with TSNE MissionWorks staff to meet the evolving needs of social justice initiatives housed at TSNE MissionWorks. This position will primarily focus on providing support for contracts and for information and database management.


No direct reports


  • Provide day-to-day contract administrative support and preliminary legal review for a high volume of expense and revenue-neutral contracts;
  • Review, update, and add protocols and workflows as appropriate with an eye on consistency and standardized processes;
  • Notify appropriate parties and update various systems when projects join or leave the fiscal sponsorship program; maintain current information on project and team staffing;
  • Serve as point person for insurance-related matters; coordinate with insurance brokers and, with support of the legal team as needed, relay insurance-related information to Projects as needed;
  • Conduct contracts orientations for new and existing Projects and relevant new hires;
  • Oversee state registrations;
  • File lobbying reports as requested.

Systems and Database Management

  • Keep organization-wide expense and revenue neutral contracts updated in Salesforce and related systems and monitor data quality;
  • Partnering with other departments, play lead role in selection and implementation of contract-management systems and development of guidance, workflows and related processes.

Administrative and Organizational Support 

  • Compile forms and other information as needed related to expense and revenue neutral contracting, insurance, and state registrations;
  • Provide other administrative support as needed.

Communications and Relationships

  • Support communications and outreach with existing Projects regarding team updates, project materials, etc.;
  • Conduct contracts orientations for new and existing Projects and relevant new hires;
  • Support meeting and event planning and implementation as requested.


  • Manage and complete special projects and lend assistance to cross-departmental teams as needed.


(We will consider exceptional candidates who do not meet these requirements but otherwise demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below).

  • 2-3 years nonprofit client services experience;
  • Paralegal strongly preferred;
  • Highly experienced with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and CRM programs;
  • Able to manage and organize multiple projects while paying close attention to detail;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Ability to pick things up quickly;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including fluency in English are required;
  • Experience and/or strong interest in the nonprofit sector, social justice and grants and finance management is preferred.


The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

  • Talk, hear and see in the normal range with or without correction;
  • Use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Move, Traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); reach with hands and arms; occasionally Ascend/Descend; and position self (to), move;
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate;
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards;
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight;
  • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.


Online applications are encouraged. Please submit your resume and cover letter below.

Apply online here.


TSNE MissionWorks envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.

As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.