Sightline is Cascadia’s sustainability think tank. We aim to set the region’s long-term agenda by defining the region’s largest sustainability challenges and describing the most effective solutions for meeting them. We believe true sustainability exists at the intersection of environmental health and social justice.

Sightline appreciates a broad array of experiences and backgrounds and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We continually work to ensure that our audiences, staff, and board reflect the geographic, racial, ethnic, socio-economic, and other demographic diversity of Cascadia.

Office administrator

Sightline Institute, the Northwest’s sustainability think tank, seeks an office administrator to help keep our systems ship-shape in support of building a sustainable region. The successful candidate will have a keen attention to detail, be able to juggle multiple tasks on an ongoing basis, and possess excellent communication skills. We’re looking for someone personable, resourceful, and quick on their feet. The office administrator has lead responsibility for making Sightline’s office run exceptionally well. They provide assistance to the executive director and the policy director; coordinate volunteers; and support organizational development and governance. Learn more by downloading the full job description below.


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In addition to staff positions, we occasionally retain part-time interns (usually unpaid) as well as freelance researchers and writers, graphic designers, GIS analysts, and copy editors (paid, via contract agreement). While we do not have specific positions available at this time, you are welcome to email your resume and a sample of your work, and we will keep it on file.

Meanwhile, we invite you to follow our work by email or on Facebook and Twitter to be first to learn of  other opportunities with us.