Number of Hours per Week: 5-8 hrs/week in Summer; 1-2 hours a week from Fall to June
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
Communications Assistant (Social Media and Newsletter)
The Backyard Farm and Market is an emerging Not-for-Profit Organization looking to expand our core volunteer staff. We are currently in search of a Communications Assistant who will work closely with our Marketing Director and Marketing Manager in assembling, posting and scheduling content for all digital venues.
Experience using various social media platforms
Creating social media lists
Establishing working relations with vendors, volunteers and customers
Getting acquainted with the Market, vendors and volunteers to collect stories and newsletter/social media content
Researching online opportunities with local media organizations to promote the Backyard
Taking pictures of vendors, products, volunteers, customers and site activities to supplement Market promotion
Enrollment in postsecondary communications program or related field
Interest in urban agriculture, community involvement and sustainable agricultural practices
Connect with a dedicated team of organic food lovers and growers
Access to healthy food
Training and leadership development opportunities (team building, organic farming and gardening, entrepreneurship, marketing, nutrition)
Gain volunteer hours
Contribute to your community
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GoodWork ID: 41331 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jul 13 2017