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Washington State: Sustainable Connections seeks Program Assistant

1 Apr

Location: Bellingham, Washington

Deadline: April 9, 2010

Sustainable Connections (SC) seeks part-time Program Assistant and Public Relations Coordinator to implement a range of public events, outreach, marketing and PR projects related to building relationships with and for food producers and buyers within the Food & Farming Program (20 hours), and to assist with general SC press releases and events calendaring (8 hours). The Program Assistant / PR Coordinator will report to the Food & Farming Program Manager.

The Food & Farming Program informs, empowers & provides resources to producers & buyers; makes connections between farmers, institutions, retailers & restaurants; and raises awareness and support of local farms. We are seeking a personable outreach and PR professional that is passionate about serving the interests of our vibrant local business members, and about increasing the capacity of the local food system. The successful candidate will have professional experience and/or training in PR or Communications, managing recruitment and messaging campaigns, engaging Whatcom County small businesses in events or initiatives, and demonstrated strong writing and interpersonal communication skills. Continue reading