Tilth Producers Seeks Office and Program Assistant – Seattle

THIS JOB HAS BEEN FILLED - PLEASE DO NOT APPLY! General Purpose: The Office and Program Assistant will help maintain the Tilth Producers office, manage Tilth Producers membership and provide general administrative and program support to the Managing Director.   Responsibilities: Pick up, process and distribute mail; respond to telephone, email and written inquiries; schedule meetings; prepare mailings; write letters; create informational or statistical reports; maintain product inventories; run errands. Maintain an accurate database of memberships, oversee new and renewing memberships and respond to member inquiries. Assist with logistics for special events; make phone calls regarding program details; create posters, brochures and signage; update Tilth Producers display boards; represent Tilth Producers at tabling events; research and write articles and list serve messages; and help develop a speakers bureau.   For the Annual Conference November 11-14, 2010: coordinate registration; prepare mailings; track submissions and payments; source borrowed equipment; assist with the trade show and silent auction; prepare conference packets and badges; staff the registration desk. Monitor and update web and social marketing sites; oversee display advertising for the website, maintain an archive of Tilth press occurrences and electronic resources such as photos and articles; create website pages.

Minimum Requirements:

Education:           High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

Experience:        Three years of administrative experience


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated organizational, administrative and project management skills
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Excellent computer skills, including databases, Word, Excel, In Design, Publisher
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing and telephone
  • Desktop publishing and graphics skills
  • Experience with web and social marketing site maintenance
  • Experience working with teams or groups to accomplish goals
  • Reliability, accuracy and ability to meet deadlines

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Northwest organic and sustainable agricultural communities and issues
  • Valid driver’s license and car
  • CiviCRM, Drupal experience a plus
  • Spanish language skills a plus

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