Would You Love to Use Your Marketing and Social Media Skills for the Benefit of Cohousing Communities?

Become our Marketing and PR Coordinator

If you have marketing, PR and administrative skills, and are excited about working in the cohousing movement, want to develop an exciting career related to marketing and/or sustainable housing, then apply by following the three steps at the bottom of the page

 

Who is CoHousing Solutions?

We provide real estate development consulting services to create sustainable neighborhoods. Our team pioneered the development of cohousing in North America, and we have helped create dozens of successful, award-winning communities as well as training passionate cohousing entrepreneurs through the year-long 500 Communities Program.

 In this position, you will

  • Be a resource for communities navigating the cohousing development process by assisting with their marketing strategy as well as being their point-person for organizing workshops and consulting.

  •  Work with cohousing groups to help them develop strategic plans and tools to find members and oversee the design of marketing materials with the purpose of growing awareness for cohousing communities

  • Further cohousing’s presence and credibility nationally by finding and sharing relevant news and materials, and running social media campaigns on Facebook, Instagram, Linked In, Twitter, Youtube and other platforms.

  • Act as an assistant to CoHousing Solutions President Katie McCamant, which includes office and administrative tasks.

  • Act as point-person for the 500 Communities Program both ongoing communications and campaigns to promote new members.

  • Use your marketing experience to create monthly newsletters, creating and updating websites, facilitating social media campaigns, seek PR and speaking opportunities

  • Respond to requests for information about our services and bring on new clients.
     

You’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Explore and grow Best Practices for marketing sustainable living and cohousing.

  • Learn about cohousing and housing development as you work in close proximity with cohousing expert Katie McCamant.

  • Participate in the 500 Communities Program, a year-long training for cohousing professionals.

  • Attend National and Regional cohousing conferences where you can learn about the latest developments and network with professionals in the industry.

  • Attend virtual workshops led by Katie McCamant and assist with event management.

  • Take on interesting projects related to the development of cohousing communities. 

 

You are ideal if you have these skills:

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, clients, and tasks.

  • Self-directed, able to work independently.

  • Excellent writing and analytical skills.

  • Basic administrative skills.

  • Comfortable working with the Office Suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

  • Experience with social media outreach, including Facebook, Twitter, Meetup, YouTube, etc.

  • Familiarity with or ability to learn certain online platforms such as Zoom, Dropbox, Constant Contact, Mailchimp, Weebly, Wix, WordPress, etc.

  • Oversee creation of websites, advertisements, flyers, brochures, social media post and other materials. Graphic Design skills are a plus.   

  • Passionate about the idea of community and sustainable development.
     

Compensation & Location:


This is a full-time position, with some ability to be flexible. For a strong candidate, it may be possible to work remotely but your ability to work in person in our Nevada City office full or part time is a plus.

​Compensation starting rate: $20/hour DOE. We are located in Nevada City, CA, a charming and historic town nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains, a one-hour drive from Sacramento, the state capital.
 

How to Apply:

If you have the necessary skills and are excited about working as an innovative member of cohousing development and creating an exciting career follow these three steps to apply:

    1.  Send your resume and portfolio to: cohousingcareers@gmail.com 
    2.  Fill out a Job Survey.
    3.  At the end of the survey you will see the link to a required short Skills Quiz