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

Become our Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

If you have graphic, marketing and administrative skills, are excited about working in the cohousing movement, and are looking to develop an exciting career related to marketing and/or sustainable development, then apply for this position 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:

 

  • Utilize marketing and outreach Best Practices in your work with cohousing groups to help them develop strategic plans and tools to find their buyers. You’ll be a resource for client communities navigating the cohousing development process by assisting with their marketing strategy as well as being their point-person for organizing workshops.
     

  • Further cohousing’s presence and credibility nationally by finding and sharing relevant news and materials.
     

  • Act as the office administrator and assistant to CoHousing Solutions President Katie McCamant, including but not limited to tasks such as: answering the phone, responding to general inquiries, office filing/organization, scheduling calls and meetings, and maintaining relevant programs and systems.
     

  • Act as point-person for CS’s 500 Communities Program by updating curriculum, organizing and distributing materials, recording and organizing calls, maintaining contact with our amazing Program graduates. Develop a marketing strategy to get the word out about this innovative program and attract the next class.
     

  • Help us continue to refine the Best Practices for marketing sustainable living and cohousing, while growing your marketing experience by creating monthly newsletters, creating and updating websites, facilitating social media campaigns and posting on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, MeetUp, YouTube accounts, etc.
     

  • Design marketing materials with the purpose of growing awareness for client communities.
     

  • Have the opportunity to grow this portion of the CS business as you are inspired.

 

 

You’ll have the opportunity to:

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

  • Learn extensively 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 new skills, 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.

 

Required Skills: 

 

  • Graphic design experience for the creation of websites, advertisements, flyers, brochures, social media post and other materials.
     

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

  • 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.
     

  • Familiarity with Design Programs such as Canva, InDesign and Photoshop is preferred.

 

Ideal candidates for this position are:

 

  • Passionate about the idea of community and sustainable development.
     

  • Self-directed, able to work independently.

 

Compensation & Location:


This is a full-time position, with some ability to be flexible. Ability to work remotely, but ultimately post co-vid, prefer someone who will be in-person in the office at least part time in the Nevada City Office.

Compensation starting rate: $17 - $20/hour DOE. We are located in Nevada City, CA, a charming and historic town nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains, about a 1 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

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PO Box 189, Nevada City 95959

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