Administrative Assistant

Minnesota Composting Council

MNCC Seeks an Administrative Assistant

Start Date: October 18th, 2021/ASAP, will be dependent on hiring timeline, employee timeline, and potential for full-time if partnership with ReUSE MN.

Duration: One year contract with potential for extension of an additional year.

Primary tasks include:

  • Increase membership revenue,
  • Coordinate sponsorships of webinars and events,
  • Apply for grants,
  • Coordinate Plate to Garden events,
  • Social Media/Newsletter/Website, and,
  • Scheduling (attending and taking notes) committee meetings and board meetings.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $16,640 – $20,800/year; paid monthly,
  • No PTO offered: Flexible work hours to accommodate vacation,
  • Benefits: None,
  • Office Supplies/Other expenses – Monthly Expense Report – Credit Card available as needed, and,
  • Supervised by the MNCC Executive Committee & Board Chair – Monthly meeting prior to board meeting.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent,
  • A passion for sustainability, education, and community building,
  • Applicant provides computer, phone, and internet access – $25/month technology stipend provided,
  • Effective oral and written communication skills,
  • Experience working with the Microsoft Office suite and cloud-based storage software, and,
  • Attend monthly Board meeting, currently held the first Thursday of each month 10am to noon.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the composting process,
  • Effective interpersonal and time management skills,
  • Experience in organizing and working with volunteer groups,
  • Experience in event planning,
  • Experience in managing electronic media, such as websites, email marketing and social media, and,
  • Grant writing experience and knowledge of the non-profit sectors.

How to Apply:
Provide resume and cover letter to by 5:00 PM on October 1st.