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Wellspring Cooperative is seeking a Half-time, Communications/Admin Assistant 

Wellspring Cooperative is a non-profit that is developing a network of worker-owned businesses (cooperatives) in Springfield, MA. We are looking for a Communications/Administrative Assistant. The assistant hired for this position will be responsible for external communications such as: managing our website, social media posts, utilizing social media ads and marketing, creating online content, coordinating/distributing our quarterly newsletter, and managing multiple mailing lists, etc. The assistant will also be responsible for helping with internal communications such as scheduling meetings, assembling and making background material available, updating contact information, etc.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and able to take initiative on tasks without continuous direction. They will also be energetic, detail-oriented, conscientious, able to meet deadlines without issues, and able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Candidates should have in-depth knowledge or an ability to learn programs such as Canva, Facebook, Instagram, Survey Monkey, Mailchimp, Little Green Light, etc.

Location: Springfield, MA, some remote work is possible.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: commensurate with experience
Requirements and Qualifications

  • Experience with managing a website and social media (Facebook, Instagram,
  • Experience with technologies and best practices for campaigns across multiple platforms (Little Green Light, Mailchimp, Canva, Desktop publishing)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong copywriting and content creation skills
  • Ability to multitask and monitor several projects and accounts on a daily basis
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage time effectively
  • Ability to take initiative to develop new strategies and outside-the-box ideas for social media and other outlets.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team

To apply, please send the following to emilykawano@gmail.com:

  • A cover letter stating why you are interested and why you are a good fit for this position. 
  • A resume with 3 references