Job Details

Communications Assistant

SOLVE, 2000 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 400, Portland Oregon 97201

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 03/31/2019

Position type: Part-time, Non-Exempt (Hourly), 30 hours per week, starting $18/hr
Position reports to Chief Executive Officer
Location: Portland, OR
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications, or a related field, or three years of experience in the areas of marketing or communications. Must have excellent writing and editing skills and be able to communicate clearly and effectively.
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume in ONE PDF or ONE Word Document, with subject “Communications Assistant” to Wendy at wendy@solveoregon.org. No calls please. Position open until filled.
Summary of Position and Responsibilities
The Communications Assistant, under the guidance of the CEO, coordinates the communication, design, and marketing efforts of SOLVE, including coordination of website, social media, e-newsletters, and printed materials.
• Maintain SOLVE’s social media accounts, including content creation and engagement
• Assist in the design, content creation, and publication of print and digital communication including, but not limited to, the company website, brochures, annual reports, and newsletters
• Ensure all promotional and marketing materials meet SOLVE’s brand identity
• Draft and distribute press releases
• Assist in the creation of marketing collateral for programs, events, and other activities
• Proofread and edit content created by SOLVE staff
• Create and manage SOLVE’s communications calendar
• Assist with annual fundraising appeals
• Other activities as directed
Skills and Requirements
• Highly organized and self-directed
• Experience using various social media platforms and knowledge of social media engagement strategies
• Skilled at creative writing and developing collateral materials
• Demonstrated ability to write and edit clear, engaging, and grammatically correct content
• Experience with website content management, Adobe Creative Suite, Hootsuite, Microsoft Office Suite, Constant Contact, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
• Ability to multi-task, delegate, prioritize, and manage work flow
• Ability to meet deadlines and work on several projects simultaneously
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Occasional evening, weekend, and outdoor work may be required
• Valid Drivers’ License required