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Communications Manager (Part Time)

Administrative Assistant (Part Time)

 

PPRC is driven by a passion for partnership, equity, and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other factor that is not related to the position.

 

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Contact mgaither@pprc.org.

 

Communications Manager

PPRC is seeking a Communications Manager to expand our communications strategy, audience engagement, and social media presence.    Using diverse marketing and communications strategies, the Communications Manager will convey pollution prevention issues and results to businesses and government partners, the media, public, and other key stakeholders. The Communications Manager works under the the Executive Director and in collaboration with staff across multiple states.  Passion for sustainability, especially solutions that benefit businesses, communities, and environmental health desired.

Responsibilities

  • Assist staff and partners with communications and outreach strategies to better communicate their projects, opportunities, and events, to businesses,  government, like organizations, and/or trade associations.
  • Assist with maintaining and updating the PPRC, Western States Alliance (WSA), and/or EcoBiz websites, to improve functionality, accuracy, aesthetics, and SEO.
  • Assist in expanding PPRC online presence through the integrated use of its website, social media channels, electronic newsletters, email, and other platforms.  Assist with online events (webinars, Zoom/Teams/other  meetings).
  • Design and edit technical reports, newsletters, fact sheets, flyers, and infographics.
  • Collect and post news for pollution prevention, fats/oils/grease (FOG), and wastewater pretreatment news feeds.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree and/or five years experience in communications, public relations, public policy, environmental health, or related.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing marketing and communications campaigns.
  • Motivated self-starter, able to plan, organize, and execute projects with minimal oversight.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with design software (Adobe Suite, Canva, other), WordPress, CMS, Constant Contact, and social media platforms.

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with the language of environmental health, especially pollution problems (toxics, air and water pollution, stormwater) and solutions (clean energy and green infrastructure).
  • Grant-writing capabilities.
  • Creative problem-solver.
  • Experience with video editing.

Salary:   $22-26 per hour, based on experience.

Location:  Seattle, WA, or Portland, OR, with option for mostly remote work while COVID19 still poses risks to employees.

Hours:  Approximately 15 hours per week, flexible.  Additional hours are possible in the future, contingent upon funding.

Benefits:

  • Stipend is provided to assist with self-purchased medical insurance.
  • Sick and Safe time accrual is pro-rated for part-time employment.  Vacation time is pro-rated for staff above 0.5 FTE.

TO APPLY:  Submit the following material here:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Writing sample(s)
  • Design sample(s) such as a creatively designed resume or cover letter, infographics, factsheets, web designs, etc.)

 

Administrative Assistant  

This full job description and application instructions will be posted soon.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or 5 years relevant experience coordinating training event logistics for both speakers and trainers, including registration, online meeting facilitation,  and venue and travel arrangements
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Constant Contact, and online meeting and webinar platforms.
  • Motivated self-starter, able to plan, organize, and execute projects with minimal oversight.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Salary:   $20-21 per hour, based on experience.

Location:  Seattle, WA, with option for some remote work while COVID19 is still prevalent.

Hours:  Approximately 15-18 hours per week.  Additional hours are possible in the future, contingent upon funding.

Benefits:

  • Stipend is provided to assist with self-purchased medical insurance.
  • Sick and Safe time accrual is pro-rated for part-time employment.  Vacation time is pro-rated for staff above 0.5 FTE.

 

 

 

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