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Program & Marketing Associate at Organic Growers School - 10379

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Program & Marketing Associate
Organic Growers School
135 Cedar Hill Road
28714 Asheville , NC
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Job Description: 

Hours & Compensation: The Program & Marketing Associate shall receive $16 per hour as a W-2 employee to start. Approximate hours are 20 per week.

Scope of Work: The Program & Communications Associate is responsible for supporting the Program & Communications Directors in all aspects of OGS Programming.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Tasks Include:

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
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
Manage and update Apprentice Link & OGS Farm Network online profiles
Manage, edit, upload, and organize event photos to OGS Flickr account
Assist with photography & videography at events as needed

Communications & Marketing (30% of time):

Manage the posting of events in online calendar listings and on social media
Manage Social Media schedule for relevance, reputation, regularity, and engagement with constituents
Coordinate the distribution of flyers and mailings for events
Assist with website updates, including posting to our Press Page
Maintain list of press contacts for local, regional, national news services
Assist with coordination of in-kind sponsor relations and deliverables
Develop support materials for the OGS Blog
Administrative support to Marketing & Communications Team as needed

Program Preparation & Logistics (15% of time):

Assist with ordering, organizing, & distributing conference or class materials, communications, and logistics for all year round programming

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

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.

Application Instructions: 

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, & 3 references to and be sure to put “Program Associate” in the subject line. Position will be open until filled.

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Administrative & Finance