We are looking for a skilled Communications and Administration Associate to support our organization in both internal and external communications as well as administrative management. The ideal candidate will be a proactive and detail-oriented individual with excellent communication and organizational skills. This role requires the ability to multitask effectively, take initiative, and work well independently and as part of a team.

This is a part-time contract position. Approximately 10-12 hours per week. Hours are flexible with some regularly scheduled meetings. Pay range is $26-$30/hour. The role is remote/virtual, but with occasional in-person meetings in Portland, Oregon.

Responsibilities

Communications:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of communication strategies to promote the organization’s mission, goals, and initiatives.
  • Draft, edit, and proofread various communication materials including emails, newsletters, website content and social media posts.
  • Manage the organization’s social media accounts, including creating content and engaging with followers.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to gather information and updates for communication materials.
  • Support the planning and execution of events (virtual and in person), including conferences, workshops, and webinars.

Administration:

  • Provide administrative support to the team, including scheduling meetings, and managing calendars.
  • Coordinate meetings, including attendee management, materials preparation, room set-up, meals, and issue resolution.
  • Attend Board meetings, take minutes and ensure that proper follow-up and deliverables are calendared and kept on task.
  • Manage database (Little Green Light) and maintain accurate records including contact lists and communication distribution lists.
  • Assist with the preparation of presentations, reports, and other documents.
  • Manage membership renewal process including generating and sending invoices.
  • Grant pursuit support (opportunities, research, tracking).
  • Assist with and manage special projects.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Business Administration, or proven experience in a similar role preferred but not required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain accuracy.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Workspace.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders.
  • Experience with MailChimp, WordPress, Canva, and Little Green Light (or similar database) preferred but not required.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms, especially LinkedIn.
  • Committed to / aligned with our mission of addressing climate change.

How to Apply:
Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the position to [email protected]. We look forward to reviewing your application!

Oregon Business for Climate is an equal-opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.