VIRTUAL ASSISTANT with Communications Emphasis

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Nonprofit Network Southwest Washington
position summary:

Independent Contractor

Salary / Pay Rate:This position is for work as an independent contractor with one’s own equipment, and location. Hourly rate $16 to $20 per hour depending on skills and experience.
Required Skills and Abilities:This independent contractor position will work from their location on projects such as assisting with the email newsletter, member and sponsor correspondence, and planning of events. Strong computer skills, excellent organization of ongoing projects and good writing skills are required. Although this position will work from your location, we prefer a contractor familiar with Southwest Washington as well as nonprofits. Estimated 40 hours per month of work in this contract. Ongoing for several months. Summary of Work • Marketing & Communications: press releases, social media marketing, website updating (does not require coding), research, promotional materials (graphic skills a plus, but not required). • Event Planning: special event and meeting planning, event marketing, project management. • Membership and Sponsorship Management: inquiries, invoicing, account set up. • Desktop Publishing: business forms, mailings, newsletters, proofreading, set up and maintain databases • Additional projects and tasks may be added in the course of this contract.
Qualifications:1. Strong writing skills. 2. Ability to leverage current and emerging technologies (software, internet, networks, etc.) to accomplish projects and tasks. 3. Excellent work ethic and ability to work independently and meet deadlines. 4. Extremely organized, detail oriented 5. Must have a full office set up including high-speed Internet access. Excel, Word and other MS Office software required. (Mac a plus) 6. Area resident a plus. 7. Experience working with nonprofit organizations a plus.
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