Seattle Tilth inspires, teaches and empowers people to grow and harvest food in a manner that builds a healthy, thriving community and urban environment. We believe that all people deserve access to healthy, nutritious food and that changing the way we grow, cook and eat food has the potential to transform people’s lives as well as the communities in which we live. Our finance and administration team ensures a strong administrative foundation for the organization. The Administrative Coordinator is a key member of the administrative team and performs a variety of duties for the organization supporting the educational programs and administrative operations.
The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for supporting both educational programs and administrative operations. Educational program support includes managing class registration and education calendar, liaising with communications staff to write class descriptions, promote and post classes on the website, managing class volunteers, organizing class logistics, and processing payments and invoices for fee-based programs. Administrative operations support includes welcoming office visitors and responding to general inquiries, maintaining shared spaces, equipment and supplies, overseeing service vendor contracts, assisting finance with timesheet maintenance and entry, compiling and distributing internal newsletter, and handling incoming mail and outgoing store items.
The successful candidate will have previous administrative experience, excellent organizational and problem-solving skills and attention to detail. Proficiency in Salesforce and Adobe, experience with non-profit organizations and identifying ways to increase efficiencies and improve systems are desired, but not required qualifications. A history of customer service experience is important as is the ability to adjust to a dynamic work environment.
This is a full time, non-exempt position that will report to the Manager of Executive Administration and Operations and will be based at our main office in Wallingford. Seattle Tilth offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, employee-funded Flexible Spending Account for qualified childcare, healthcare and transportation expenses, 401k with employer matching, paid vacation, sick and holiday time. In addition, Seattle Tilth is a growing organization and, as such, offers multiple opportunities for professional development and advancement in the organization. Compensation is DOE.
If you are proactive, dependable and accountable and want to be part of a strong team that works towards a solid foundation for a dynamic organization, this is the position for you!
To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest as one document in Word or PDF format outlining 1) your experience with the requirements listed above and 2) why you are interested in this position. Email all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Administrative Coordinator application”. Position is open until filled with priority consideration given to applications submitted by March 6, 2015. Applications will be reviewed as received.