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17 Mar 2023

Part-Time Communications Coord/Admin Assistant

Building A Positive Community – Posted by West Brattleboro, Vermont, United States

Job Description




Are you someone who wants to use your communications and project management skills to maximize the impact and success of our mission to foster the well-being of our young people, promote the resilience of their families and reduce harm related to substance use? 


Position Title: Communication Coordinator/Administrative Assistant


Who are we? Building a Positive Community (BAPC) was formed in 1990 as the Brattleboro Area Prevention Coalition in Vermont, which serves Brattleboro, Dummerston, Guilford, Putney, and Vernon. Building a Positive Community is an equal opportunity employer. 


How will you  make a difference? You will increase the external and internal capacity of BAPC administrative functioning, outreach, and capacity-building, thus supporting the successful achievement of the mission.


Communications Coordinator (60%) The role is to manage all external communications and materials and support the Executive Director with internal communications. Responsibilities include overseeing the editorial calendar. preparing and co-writing and/or editing (articles, press releases, blogs, newsletters, email blasts, and presentations/reports); as well as gathering content; comfortable with using or learning Canva and to edit content on wordpress and weebly websites; fostering relationships with local media contact; tracking analytics to determine trends for outreach and engagement; develop and implement an effective system for collecting and organizing content such as photos, stories and quotes. Graphic design, photography and videography experience preferred.  


Administrative Assistant (40%) The role is to provide critical support to the BAPC staff. Responsibilities include maintaining a timeline for cyclical tasks; sending out reminders and note-taking; supporting events (preparation, ensuring timelines, registration, day of logistics, follow up); scheduling appointments for the director; mailing, delivering and tracking materials; and ordering supplies. 


Can I see myself working at BAPC? Yes, if you: believe in our mission and vision and want to make a positive community for all, especially young people. You will be especially attractive to us if you: value and enjoy networking, collaboration, and teamwork; are passionate about social marketing and communications; find reward in connecting people to resources that can help them thrive and connect; are proactive, detail-oriented and have the knack for keeping things and others on track; like to find creative ways to implement ideas; approach your work with an attitude of continuous improvement; want to contribute to continual integration of diversity, equity, and inclusion into the structure of the organization; prefer a part-time flexible schedule; and would be happy sharing a large office with a beautiful view and campus. 


What is a good fit for the position?

  • Minimum 2 years closely related experience preferred, including communication, project management, administrative/office, non-profit administration,  executive assistant, or development roles. 
  • Minimum 3 years work experience preferred, including related roles, through which you have shown the following competencies: well-developed and demonstrated organizational skills.; outstanding attention to detail; excellent, observational, written and verbal communication skills; excellent time management and prioritization, ability to track and meet multiple deadlines.; exceptional ability to plan and track project components, initiate follow up, and coordinate multiple parties and work product through to completion; strong computer skills including proficiency in Google Suite/Microsoft Office. 
  • Trauma and equity-informed knowledge and skills (and ideally lived experience) and a commitment to the value of diversity with respect to gender, race, age, socio-economic level, sexual orientation, and religion.
  •  Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation; and no criminal background related to children or violence (mandatory background check) 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a related field preferred. Others with relevant experience are encouraged to apply.
  •  Experience in collaborating and coordinating projects with other agencies and professionals.


To Apply: Complete this questionnaire ( and send resume to Cassandra Holloway at by April 1st. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

Compensation: $22 to $25 an hour based on experience, educational background, and funding availability. Hours are flexible. Up to 1300 hours a year which is approximately 25 hours per week (option to work more or less hours over the course of the year; as well as holiday, vacation, and sick time.                          

How to Apply

To Apply: Complete this questionnaire ( and send resume to Cassandra Holloway at by April 1st. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

Job expires in 34 days.

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