Administrative Assistant / Film Editor


Job Type

Part Time Contract

Remote

Ok

Salary

Details: $20/hour

Published:

05/16/2018

Start Date:

06/11/2018

Application Deadline:

06/10/2018

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

Young Voices for The Planet, DC, Boston or Pittsburgh. (May 2018)


Young Voices for the Planet is seeking to hire an Administrative Assistant to start in May of 2018 to support YVFP Director and staff through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. The applicant should be someone with administrative and organizational skills, and a demonstrated interest in and passion for work that serves the public interest and our mission: fostering youth empowerment and environmental literacy.


YVFP was founded to limit the impacts of climate change and environmental issues through empowering youth who have an essential role in informing society and catalyzing change since they will bear the brunt of climate disruption. Our mission is to amplify the youth voice, promote greater energy awareness, and inspire young people to take action through our short Young Voices for the Planet documentaries showing youth solutions to the climate crisis.


Responsibilities:

  • Organize and schedule appointments with partners and funders on behalf of YVFP Director.
  • Assist the Outreach Director with planning meetings and take detailed minutes.
  • Receive, sort, and forward incoming emails. Respond with customized responses to inquiry emails.
  • Create quarterly YVFP newsletters in Vertical Response, using social media (Facebook/Twitter/ Instagram) as a promotional tool.
  • Record and update databases for DVD orders, member lists, mailing lists, etc.
  • Help write reports, press releases and proposals for fundraising and development.
  • Confer with accountant to keeping track of books with quickbooks.
  • Organizing Film Screenings at theatres, film festivals, congregations and temples with Outreach Director.


Requirements:

  • A demonstrated interest in and passion for work that serves the public interest with a commitment to environmental issues and youth empowerment.
  • Reliability and a pleasant outgoing demeanor.
  • At least four years of professional experience in organization-building, grassroots organizing, PR.
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work both independently and cooperatively with a team
  • Knowledge of record-keeping systems such as Quickbooks
  • Experience with creating and tracking social media as promotional tools.
  • Familiarity with Wordpress websites, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Vertical Response.
  • Film experience a plus.


YVFP is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity; we encourage all qualified individuals to apply.


Applications should include a resume and a cover letter (up to 2 pages) that includes an essay about why your skills are a good match for this positions. Please send to YoungVoicesforPlanet@gmail.com. All applications will be kept confidential. Please write in the subject line: Administrative Assistant Application


For more information please see the Young Voices for the Planet website and facebook page. You can watch the Young Voices for the Planet films and view the Civic Engagement Curriculum on the YVFP website.

Benefits

TBD

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

youngvoicesforplanet@gmail.com

https://www.youngvoicesfortheplanet.com/

Applications should include a resume and a cover letter (up to 2 pages) that includes an essay about why your skills are a good match for this positions. Please send to YoungVoicesforPlanet@gmail.com. All applications will be kept confidential. Please write in the subject line: Administrative Assistant Application


For more information please see the Young Voices for the Planet website and facebook page. You can watch the Young Voices for the Planet films and view the Civic Engagement Curriculum on the YVFP website.


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