Sustainable Connections hiring Food & Farming/Communications Assistant

Bellingham, Washington

Join Sustainable Connections, an entrepreneurial non-profit organization that works with dozens of partner organizations and over 2000 businesses a year to transform and model an economy built on sustainable business practices. Provide your exceptional outreach and communications skills to support a community of business innovators in green building, local food, sustainable practices, supporting independent businesses, and mentoring a new breed of entrepreneurs that have designed their business with a sustainable vision. Sustainable Connections is a rapidly growing, results-oriented, small team workplace located in downtown Bellingham.

The Food & Farming/Communications Assistant reports to the Communications and Food & Farming Program Managers, works closely with the Food & Farming Outreach Assistant, and is responsible for supporting the work of our various programs, with a focus on communications and facilitation. This position will take the lead on facilitation/coordination of our partner group, the Whatcom Food Network (25%) and assist with program newsletters and publications, website updates, social media, Food & Farming Program outreach, in person communication with members & other program participants, event support, and other duties as needed (75%).

The ideal candidate will be passionate about food and farming, have a sharp eye for detail and a well-worn copy of Elements of Style, and be enthusiastic about sharing the work of Sustainable Connections throughout the region.

View the full job description here: 2016 F&F+Communications Asst. JP