Communication & Engagement Assistant, $16/hr

  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Anywhere

Website Seed Savers Exchange

Seed Savers Exchange is looking for an enthusiastic communications and engagement assistant to support primary and administrative duties of the marketing, education, and engagement division of Seed Savers Exchange.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
●       Preparing, formatting and editing a range of documents for print (catalog, member magazine, and informational brochures) and online (website and social platforms)
●       Collaborate with marketing and education on content for blog, website, and print
●       Conducting and reporting on media and market research
●       Moderate social media platforms and employ marketing analytics techniques to gather important data
●       Assist with video strategy and implementation
●       Assist with administrative management of Herman’s Garden community seed donation program
●       Assist with administrative management of Seed Savers Exchange speakers bureau
●       Photo use management and organization
●       Acts as support staff for events
●       Other duties as assigned

●       Effective written and verbal communication skills
●       A high level of attention to detail and ability to shift focus easily
●       Ability to work effectively within a team and independently
●       Experience using computers for a variety of tasks
●       Good organization skills
●       Well-organized with a customer-oriented approach
●       Exceptional communication and people skills
●       Self-starter, but works well under direction of management
●       Ability to manage multiple tasks, priorities, and deadlines
●       A willingness to learn

Preferred Experience:
●       WordPress experience a plus
●       Experience in administration, advertising, graphic design, video, and photography
●       Knowledge of SEO and SEM a plus
●       HTML experience a plus
●       Experience in a non-profit setting
●       Knowledge of, or interest in learning about, gardening and horticulture

●       A bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications, marketing, education, or equivalent years’ experience working in the administration, communication, or education field.
●       The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of writing to inform and engage the audience, edit content for clarity and accuracy, as well as a record of organization and delivery on tasks.

Physical Requirements:
●       Able to sit and stand for long periods
●       Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time

●   Paid Holidays
●   Employee merchandise discount

Seed Savers Exchange is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Seed Savers Exchange does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law



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