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Marketing Coordinator

Join the Non-GMO Project team and help build a non-GMO future! The Non-GMO Project is seeking an organized, creative professional to join our team as a full-time Marketing Coordinator to help us implement impactful marketing and communications campaigns.

The successful candidate will be a strong creative writer and editor, highly organized, detail-oriented, energetic and quick to learn. Must have the ability to stay on task with multiple projects and shifting deadlines. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated interest in helping to protect the future of the North American food supply.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Create engaging content, including blogs, collateral and website copy
  • Maintain Mar/Com library and files
  • Research and data gathering
  • Analyze emerging social media, marketing and digital trends, tools, applications and channels
  • Managing and posting digital materials (ads, press releases, articles) to Non-GMO Project websites
  • Keep website content current using WordPress and Drupal interfaces
  • Assisting with development of presentations and other outreach materials (newsletters, handouts, etc.)
  • Provide as needed assistance to Retailer Programs
    • Knowledge of grocery retail space preferred, but not necessary
    • Content creation
    • Registration campaigns
    • Maintaining relationships with stakeholders
    • Coordinating webinars
    • Responding to email inquiries
  • Administrative assistance as directed

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2-4 years related professional experience, or relevant educational degree
  • Experience in developing and implementing creative programming
  • Demonstrated experience with printed and digital communications
  • Excellent writing skills and success writing for a blog or other professional publication
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strong editing experience
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to interface successfully with a wide range of stakeholders, and problem solve with diplomacy
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Dropbox, Google Drive and other organizational technology (Smartsheets, etc.)
  • Ability to multi-task, manage multiple projects in an energetic and fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and think creatively, combined with a willingness to take direction and be a team player
  • Working knowledge of the organic and natural products industry, including familiarity with major brands and organizations is a plus
  • Must be able to work on site in Bellingham, WA
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with the GMO issue and have a sincere interest in helping to protect the future of the North American food supply

Start date: ASAP

Employment type: Full-time

Benefits: Health, vision, dental, paid holidays, sick days and vacation

To Apply

Please email a resume and cover letter to: admin@nongmoproject.org. Please include the title of the position you wish to apply for in the subject line. Your cover letter should address your interest in working with the Non-GMO Project and particular skills or strengths you feel would make you a good fit for our team.


Outreach Assistant

Join the Non-GMO Project team and help build a non-GMO future! The Non-GMO Project is seeking a passionate, articulate professional to join our team as a full-time Outreach Assistant to help us develop and implement impactful community outreach and awareness building campaigns.

The successful candidate will be a confident public speaker, creative writer and editor, highly organized, detail-oriented, energetic and quick to learn. Must have the ability to stay on task with multiple projects and shifting deadlines. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated interest in helping to protect the future of the North American food supply.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Strong public speaking and personal presence to represent the Project at events
  • Ability to present complex content to a wide variety of audiences
  • Content creation – strong writing and editing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to respond to high volume of email inquiries
  • Excellent research skills
  • Event logistics and organization
  • Proficiency with Creative Suite (preferable, not necessary)
  • Update and maintain Outreach library and files
  • Database maintenance
  • Data gathering for quarterly and annual reports
  • Provide administrative assistance, as needed

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 1-2 years relevant professional experience, or recent college graduate in a related field
  • Experience implementing outreach programs
  • Confident public speaker, articulate with strong verbal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Dropbox, Google Drive and other organizational technology (Smartsheets, etc.)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in an energetic and fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to take direction and be a team player
  • Working knowledge of the organic and natural products industry, including familiarity with major brands and organizations is a plus
  • Must be able to work on site in Bellingham, WA
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with the GMO issue and have a sincere interest in helping to protect the future of the North American food supply

Start date: ASAP

Employment type: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Benefits: Health, vision, dental, paid holidays, sick days and vacation

To Apply

Please email a resume and cover letter to: admin@nongmoproject.org. Please include the title of the position you wish to apply for in the subject line. Your cover letter should address your interest in working with the Non-GMO Project and particular skills or strengths you feel would make you a good fit for our team.


Public Relations Assistant

Join the Non-GMO Project team and help build a non-GMO future! The Non-GMO Project is seeking an organized, creative professional to join our team as a full-time Public Relations Assistant to help us implement impactful public relations programs.

The successful candidate will be a strong creative writer and editor, highly organized, detail-oriented, energetic and quick to learn. Must have the ability to stay on task with multiple projects and shifting deadlines. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated interest in helping to protect the future of the North American food supply.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Ability to respond to a very high volume of media inquiries
  • Maintenance of calendar to drive increased exposure
  • Implement PR plan as directed
  • Review press releases
  • Draft press releases for the Project
  • Research and data gathering
  • Update and maintain PR library and files
  • Prepare info for quarterly and annual reports
    • Media mentions
    • Significant publications and articles
  • Database management
  • General administrative duties

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 1-2 years relevant professional experience, or recent college graduate in a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Dropbox, Google Drive and other organizational technology (Smartsheets, etc.) preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in an energetic and fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to take direction and be a team player
  • Working knowledge of the organic and natural products industry, including familiarity with major brands and organizations is a plus
  • Must be able to work on site in Bellingham, WA
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with the GMO issue and have a sincere interest in helping to protect the future of the North American food supply

Start date: ASAP

Employment type: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Benefits: Health, vision, dental, paid holidays, sick days and vacation

To Apply

Please email a resume and cover letter to: admin@nongmoproject.org. Please include the title of the position you wish to apply for in the subject line. Your cover letter should address your interest in working with the Non-GMO Project and particular skills or strengths you feel would make you a good fit for our team.


Quality Assurance Manager

The Non-GMO Project is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Manager to help maintain the highest standards of integrity for the Project’s standards and mark of approval. Reporting to the Director of Standards and Technical Administration (STA Director), the Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible for quality assurance in the Project’s product verification process.

The successful candidate will have quality assurance and management experience and be comfortable working in a mission-driven organization. Must be organized and detail-oriented and enjoy working on small teams.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervising quality assurance programs and projects for the Project’s product verification process
  • Setting performance objectives and ensuring compliance with quality assurance standards
  • Overseeing Project staff and consultants working on quality assurance projects
  • Leading the Project’s processes for product auditing, surveillance testing and lab approval
  • Working with STA Director to facilitate training that is required for quality assurance
  • Preparing and/or supervising the preparation of quality assurance progress reports

Qualifications

  • Approximately 3-5 years of experience with quality assurance, preferably in a manufacturing context
  • Approximately 1-3 years of management experience
  • Undergraduate degree in environmental, business, management or similar field
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team
  • Proficiency in database systems, in addition to Google Drive and Microsoft Office systems

Benefits: Health, vision, dental, paid holidays, sick days and vacation.

Education requirements: 4-year degree

Employment type: Full time (40 hours per week)

Professional level: Managerial

Job functions: Supply and procurement, management, administration, investigation and inspection, database management.

To Apply

Please email a resume and cover letter to: admin@nongmoproject.org. Please include the title of the position you wish to apply for in the subject line. Your cover letter should address your interest in working with the Non-GMO Project and particular skills or strengths you feel would make you a good fit for our team.


Program Assistant

The Non-GMO Project is currently seeking a Program Assistant to help protect the integrity of the Project’s standards and mark of approval. Reporting to the Director of Standards and Technical Administration (STA Director), the Program Assistant will support the STA Director in team coordination, project management, and administrative handling of Non-GMO Project trademark licensing.

The successful candidate will have team coordination and project management experience and be comfortable working in a mission-driven organization. Must be organized and detail-oriented and enjoy working on small teams.

Responsibilities

Team Coordination:

  • Work with all STA staff to develop effective project plans
  • Work with STA Director to schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments and travel arrangements for all STA staff
  • Handle requests from other STA staff for information and data

Project Management:

  • Support STA team members in advancing and evaluating project plans
  • Perform work required by STA project plans as needed
  • Document and monitor project plan deliverables

Licensing:

  • Handle routine licensing inquiries
  • Receive, assign and monitor handling of non-routine licensing inquiries
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system for licensing documents

Qualifications

  • Approximately 1-3 years of experience with team coordination and project management
  • Associate or undergraduate degree in environmental, business, management or similar field
  • Experience with administrative coordination of processes such as registration or licensing
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team
  • Proficiency in database systems, in addition to Google Drive and Microsoft Office systems

We are looking to fill this position immediately, and will review applications and schedule interviews as soon as possible.

Employment type: Full time (40 hours per week)

Benefits: Health, vision, dental, paid holidays, sick days and vacation.

To Apply

Please email a resume and cover letter to: admin@nongmoproject.org. Please include the title of the position you wish to apply for in the subject line. Your cover letter should address your interest in working with the Non-GMO Project and particular skills or strengths you feel would make you a good fit for our team.


PART-TIME INTERNSHIPS

The Non-GMO Project is currently seeking part-time interns to join our mission-driven team.

GENERAL INTERN POSITIONS:

Qualifications

  • Applicants should have a passion for sustainability and a basic understanding of the GMO issue (further education, including recommended reading, are part of the internship). In addition to aligned values, applicants should have:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An understanding of common communication channels, including social media
  • Solid computer literacy, including experience with Microsoft Office and Internet research
  • A strong sense of order, organization and attention to detail
  • A professional phone presence
  • An ability to be flexible and take on a wide range of tasks, from creative design to data entry
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn

Priorities for intern support vary throughout our work-year and include a variety of projects from communications work to data management, including developing systems for organization and providing information materials to the public. Some students with graphic design and video skills have also assisted in producing visual materials, and copywriting projects are always abundant! Our team members come from varied educational backgrounds, and so can our interns. We do our best to tailor work to skills and interests, but we also end up sharing many tasks as a team. Our interns are asked to show leadership and take the initiative to solve problems, and to work independently and creatively. In addition, interns also provide general administrative support to all departments as needed.

Further assignments vary based on skills, interests, and performance. This is an excellent opportunity to learn firsthand what is involved in running a small non-profit.

Commitment

We’re looking for a commitment of around 10-15 hours a week – ideally for two to three quarters, but we are open to length of time.

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

STANDARDS & TECHNICAL ADMINISTRATION INTERN:

Responsibilities and Learning Objectives

  • Help implement a product testing program
  • Provide data entry using Excel to create a tracking document for products sent for testing
  • Provide data entry using a database to help the Project change systems
  • Do research on the Internet about Non-GMO Project verified products
  • Occasionally go shopping for products to be sent to a lab
  • Packing, shipping and package tracking and possibly ordering items from distributors
  • Review and assess documentation relating to labs and lab reports
  • Gain experience in logistics, project and event management, implementation and improvement of program documentation and practices, preparation of mini project reports.

You don’t need a lot of experience. You do need an eye for detail, basic computer skills and a willingness to work at high volume for short bursts of time. If you want to learn in a real-time work environment, get great feedback that will help you advance in any business position, AND help an organization with a great mission, this is for you!

Commitment

This position is at least 10-12 hours per week with room for a flexible schedule. Ideally, this is a three-month position.

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

To Apply

Please email a resume and cover letter to: admin@nongmoproject.org. Please include the title of the position you wish to apply for in the subject line. Your cover letter should address your interest in working with the Non-GMO Project and particular skills or strengths you feel would make you a good fit for our team.

Thank you so much for your interest in the Non-GMO Project team!