Job: Program Assistant with Tilth Producers in Washington, 2012

Tilth Producers Washington LogoJob: Program Assistant with Tilth Producers in Washington, 2012 Hours: Full Time, 40 hours per week; Pay: $16-$18 per hour; Location: Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue N #305 , Seattle, WA 98103; Application deadline: 5pm PST Friday, February 24, 2012; General Purpose: The Program Assistant provides general administrative and program support to the organization. For Full Details and Information About How to Apply Click "Read More"

Essential Functions/Responsibilities: The Program Assistant will:
  • pick up, process and distribute mail; receive and record payments and donations: prepare and make bank deposits;  create, track and follow up on invoices; respond to telephone, email and written inquiries; prepare mailings; send receipts and thank you notes; perform errands.
  • maintain organizational contact database (Filemaker Pro); regularly track and transfer website updates to central database; oversee memberships; send renewals and welcome packets; prepare membership reports and communicate with members via phone and email.
  • manage registration for all educational events (postal, online and in person); track and ensure required submissions and payments; communicate with attendees about registration details; oversee registration at the annual conference (November 8-11, 2012).
  • manage the Tilth Producers list serve; format and upload content to the Tilth Producers website; monitor and analyze usage of website and list serve; create online surveys and oversee website advertising.
  • maintain the organization’s print and electronic records; maintain inventory of office supplies; monitor USPS bulk mail account and fees; maintain Tilth Producers merchandise inventory; obtain quotes and place orders; keep a current media contact list; maintain an indexed electronic library archive.
  • coordinate logistics for events; assist with fundraising activities; coordinate Tilth Producers tabling and tabling volunteers; represent Tilth Producers at events; coordinate required submissions such as photos, biographies, workshop descriptions, driving directions or electronic display ads.
  • create posters, brochures and signage; prepare forms, documents, reports and mailing lists; write letters, list serve messages, website content and press releases.
Minimum Requirements: Education:           High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred Experience:        Three years of progressively responsible administrative experience Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Reliability, accuracy and ability to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated project management success
  • Excellent communication skills, including written and telephone
  • Excellent computer skills, preferably Word, Excel, Constant Contact, In Design, Filemaker , WordPress
  • Desktop publishing and graphic design experience
  • Experience working with teams to accomplish goals
  • Valid driver’s license and car
  • Ability to lift and carry 20 pounds
  • Familiarity with Northwest organic and sustainable agricultural communities and issues preferred
  • Spanish language skills a plus
Application Deadline: 5:00pm PST on Friday, February 24, 2012 Please send a cover letter and resume to: nancy@tilthproducers.org. Only electronic applications will be accepted.

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