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Outreach Coordinator

Help change the future of food! The Non-GMO Project seeks a full-time Outreach Coordinator to join our mission-drive team.

 Responsibilities Include:

  • Responding to a high volume of email and phone inquiries (and redirecting to different departments as appropriate)
  • Actively monitoring relevant social media conversations (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, blogs, website) to stay current on industry topics
  • Providing project support and planning logistics for annual events (Non-GMO Month in October, Non-GMO Challenge in April, Natural Products Expos in March and September)
  • Assisting with development of presentations (PPT, Prezi) and other outreach materials (newsletters, handouts, etc.)
  • Providing administrative support to the Communications team and other departments as necessary
  • Keeping inventory of outreach materials and placing reorders as necessary
  • Fulfilling orders for outreach materials as requested
  • Initiating partner relationships as determined and as appropriately aligned with organizational goals

Requirements:

  • Ability to interface successfully with a wide range of stakeholders, and problem solve with diplomacy
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and think creatively, combined with a willingness to take direction and be a team player
  • Warm, friendly demeanor and a passion for outstanding customer service
  • A focus on learning and asking questions with curiosity
  • Familiarity with Dropbox, Google Drive and other organizational technology (SmartSheets, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working in online platforms (such as e-newsletters, WordPress, database-driven sites)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work on site in Bellingham, WA

Preferred: 

  • Working knowledge of the organic and natural products industry, including familiarity with major brands and organizations
  • 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

This is a full-time position for 40 hours/week in our Bellingham, WA office. We are looking to hire as soon as possible, but there is some flexibility around start date.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: admin@nongmoproject.org.

Employment type
Full time
Professional level
Entry-level
Salary details
Salary commensurate with experience ($12-15)
Benefits
Health insurance; paid holidays, sick days and vacation 

Retail Programs Assistant

The Non-GMO Project is currently seeking a full-time Retailer Programs Assistant to join our mission-driven team. The Retailer Programs Assistant will provide administrative and communications support for our Supporting Retailer Program, national Non-GMO Month events, and other Non-GMO Project activities.

The successful candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented, energetic and quick to learn. Ability to clearly follow instructions and grasp a substantial amount of complex information is required. Must possess excellent phone skills as well as a warm, friendly and outgoing demeanor. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated interest in helping to protect the future of the North American food supply.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional experience with administrative tasks, such as processing high volumes of email and phone inquiries, customer service, and organizing files
  • Solid computer literacy, including experience with Microsoft Office, database management and internet research
  • A strong sense of order and organization
  • Bachelor’s degree or 2-4 years relevant experience
  • Experience with the natural foods industry and natural foods retailing a plus
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop a plus

This is a full-time position for 40 hours/week in our Bellingham, WA office. We are looking to hire as soon as possible, but there is some flexibility around start date.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: admin@nongmoproject.org.

Employment type
Full time
Professional level
Entry-level
Salary details
Salary commensurate with experience
Benefits
Health insurance; paid holidays, sick days and vacation 

 

Thank you so much for your interest in the Non-GMO Project team! At this time, we do not have any more open positions, but please check back frequently.