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Marketing & Communications Associate at Organic Growers School - 11123

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Marketing & Communications Associate
Organic Growers School
135 Cedar Hill Rd.
28806 Asheville , NC
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Job Description: 

The Marketing & Communications Associate is responsible for supporting the Systems & Communications Directors in all aspects of OGS Marketing & Communications.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Support, Administration, & Communication (30% of time):
Answer and respond to general OGS phone calls, mail, and emails regarding all programming
Distribute relevant communication to appropriate staff in a timely manner
Manage the CRAFT listserv, and other internal and external email lists
Assist with coordination of in-kind sponsor relations and deliverables
Manage registrations, membership, and attendance tracking for all year-round programming
Attend external workshops, conferences, and events to staff OGS exhibit tables as able
Manage records and data including but not limited to:
Manage and update participant data information
Manage various data entry for evaluation and reporting purposes

Media & Resource Management (25% of time):
Manage and update program resource web pages and online registration forms
Assistance with graphics, filming, video editing, and photography for program events.
Manage, edit, upload, and organize event photos to OGS Flickr account

Communications & Marketing (30% of time):
Interface with Systems & Communications Director and Communications Team regarding communications and marketing, especially by providing timely, clear information for communications purposes.
Manage the posting of events in online calendar listings and on social media
Create Social Media content and help develop schedule of posts for relevance, reputation, regularity, and engagement with constituents
Coordinate the distribution of flyers and mailings for events
Assist with website updates
Maintain list of press contacts for local, regional, national news services
Assist with coordination of in-kind sponsor relations and deliverables
Develop and solicit content for the OGS Blog
Administrative support to Marketing & Communications Team as needed

Hours: 30 hour a week hourly position.

The Associate shall receive $16.00 per hour and the position is classified as Part-Time. Overtime can only be worked with prior approval from a direct supervisor and thus should be avoided.

Location: A combination of working from your home office (provide your own computer, printer, and basic office needs) and working in our office at the Smith Mill Works in West Asheville, NC when safe, appropriate, and desired. Events will take place around WNC. Reasonable adjacency to WNC required.

Software/Hardware: OGS will provide all online software needed such as Wordpress, Asana, GoogleDrive, etc. OGS does not provide computers and requires each employee to have their own reliable computer and cell phone.

Education & Experience: 

Applicant Requirements:
Savvy with and actively engaged in social media
Familiarity with Wordpress and GoogleDrive
Comfortability learning new web-based project management software
Strong attention to detail, highly organized
Excellent written communication skills
Excellent verbal communication skills
Innovative. Creative. Flexible. Team Player. Quick Learner
Solid people skills and experience with customer service
Experience working remotely

Application Instructions: 

Please send a cover letter, resume, & 3 references to and be sure to put “Marketing & Communications Associate” in the subject line. Application Deadline is 12/31/20.

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