Communications Assistant (part-time)

Opacum is seeking someone with a knack for communications and design to help the organization grow
and assist with events. Professional graphic design experience is not necessary, but the applicant must
have some experience designing materials for online and print, and be interested in and able to learn to
improve communications. This position will also help with preparations for several fundraising and
educational events throughout the year, and with administrative tasks like donation data entry. Specific
responsibilities include:

Marketing & Design/Communications 40%
1. Maintain and update the WordPress website with news and events.
2. Social Media- promote Opacum’s events, fundraising campaigns, properties and projects
through Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter; able to research and utilize other platforms.
3. Assist with email communication and design through Constant Contact.
4. Design and print communication materials: newsletters, postcards, event flyers, press releases.
5. Identify other strategies and areas for promotion in our local communities.

Events & Programs 30%
1. Assist with promotion, preparation, and implementation of fundraising events and educational
programs including the Tour Opacum bike ride fundraiser and Annual Meeting Breakfast.
2. Coordinate mailings/communications and track rsvps and attendance at events.
3. Represent Opacum and table at various community events to promote our programs/projects.
4. Assist at events as needed/available.

Administrative Support: 30%
1. Enter donation data and maintain contact lists through the Little Green Light database.
2. Manage thank you cards and gift acknowledgments.
3. Coordinate orders with vendors for printed materials, mailing and promotional materials.
4. Assist with other administrative tasks as needed.
5. Assist with some property management/stewardship tasks (potential to take on additional responsibilities in this area depending on interest and experience).

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