Job: Part Time Marketing Program Assistant, W. Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture is currently hiring for a part-time position in the Western region POSITION: Western Program Assistant -- Marketing AVAILABILITY: June 2010 SUPERVISION: This employee will report to the Western Member Services Manager QUALIFICATIONS: •Undergraduate degree BA/BS strongly preferred •Demonstrated interest in and passion for the PASA cause and mission •Familiarity with Microsoft Suite and database systems; email proficiency •Highly organized, able to work independently, prioritize and complete multiple projects, meet deadlines, and maintain consistent attention to detail •Self-starter with strong interpersonal and communication skills; outgoing and professional •Excellent writing and analytical skills •Experience with grant application or management, strategic planning, event promotion or other organizational development skills a plus •Valid driver’s license

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY & DESCRIPTION: This position is approximately 20 hours per week to start, with potential to become a full-time position. The successful candidate will provide support to the Member Services Manager in a wide variety of ways. These include but are not limited to:
•Administrative support including correspondence via phone, fax and e-mail, bookkeeping and accounting tasks including grant funding tracking
•Management of PASA’s Western Region Buy Fresh Buy Local® program including website maintenance, e-newsletter publication and membership sales
•Participation in the design, implementation and follow-up of outreach events
•Providing a range of membership services
•Representing PASA at various events throughout the 19 counties of Western PA

RESIDENCY: Candidates living in Western Pennsylvania are preferred with attendance at PASA Western office in Gibsonia, PA expected.
COMPENSATION: Hourly wage according to qualifications and established policy

APPLICATIONS: Please send cover letter indicating understanding/acceptance of mission/objectives of the position, a statement of your professional goals and your resume to PASA, Western Outreach Assistant Search, PO Box 419, Millheim PA 16854 or to Applications will be accepted continuously until the position is filled, but interviews will begin from among the first pool of candidates by June 14, 2010.

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