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EWG is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC whose mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in healthier environments.


EWG achieves its mission through innovative science translated for a large public audience and made actionable through research, online databases, advocacy and consumer guides. We believe everyone has a right to clean drinking water, healthy food and products that do not have chemicals we know to cause harm to personal health.


To drive consumer awareness, EWG has invested millions of dollars and years of work in robust, online databases that house product scores for more than 100,000 products in categories like personal care, cleaning supplies and food. These databases are the anchor to EWG’s large online community, which now totals almost 30 million people annually. Our key programs are 1) healthy living science, 2) investigative research 3) consumer education and 4) legislative lobbying.


We are a group of public health experts and data nerds who are dedicated to transforming the chemical safety movement into one that proactively protects public health.


And we are hiring!


EWG is seeking to hire a Healthy Living Project Administrator to join our science team. The Project Administrator will primarily assist EWG’s Healthy Living Science team to verify the health and safety of consumer products and maintain our popular consumer databases (Skin Deep® Database, Guide to Healthy Cleaning, Sunscreens Guide). The Project Administrator will mainly support our fast growing EWG VERIFIED™ program. EWG VERIFIED™ is a licensing program that assesses and identifies products that meet EWG VERIFIED™ strict criteria. We started EWG VERIFIED™ to drive companies to create healthier, safer products.  


The Project Administrator will engage with companies interested in our databases and licensing program, communicate information about our programs and resources and collect and organize relevant documents.


Responsibilities:


  • Contribute to the review of products for EWG’s licensing program, EWG VERIFIED, and our consumer databases. Responsibility includes, but is not limited to, collecting and updating product information, document management, spearheading quality control efforts and assisting the team to develop protocols to make these efforts as efficient as possible. 
  • Screen data submitted by companies in compliance with EWG’s databases and verification program, identifying gaps in company submissions and uploading data to the relevant sites, accordingly.
  • Assist with other research and administrative tasks.


Qualifications: 

  • Preferred: BS in science, environmental health, or public health fields.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and Internet research.
  • Attention to detail and accurate data entry.
  • Keen organization skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to pace work to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.


Location: Washington, D.C. office. This position doesn't allow for work outside of the metro Washington, D.C. area.


To apply: Send cover letter and resume to Brett Dorow at employment@ewg.org.

EWG is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC whose mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in healthier environments.


EWG achieves its mission through innovative science translated for a large public audience…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to Brett Dorow at employment@ewg.org

Send cover letter and resume to Brett Dorow at employment@ewg.org

Location

Washington, DC

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