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Ascend Wilderness Experience is seeking a Public Relations and Fundraising Manager.  Administrative tasks: assist in data management, grant writing, professional correspondence with partners.
Fundraising & Events: Works to ensure fundraising streams via grants, community fundraising, donor relationships, etc. Help organize events, community outreach. Manage merchandise and memberships.
Manage social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, MailChimp
Develop & Distribute Promotional Materials: press releases, signage, brochures, assist in program outreach, etc.
Program Assistance: assist Program Director in implementation of backpacking and stewardship programs, outdoor education events, Outdoor Education Programming, Spring Break Day Camp, etc.

Experience using these computer programs required:  Google Drive, Spreadsheet software, Wordprocessing software, Internet agility, Social Media Platforms

Support for professional development; monthly communication stipend; paid time off, holidays, sick leave;
health care and retirement.
Education Requirement:
A bachelor’s degree or 2 years of full-time office administration and managerial experience is preferred.

Willingness to help transport participants to and from trailheads and driving to Redding to buy food is
preferred but not contingent on a person filling this position. If a person is willing to help the organization
with transportation, hours are compensated and mileage is refunded at the current mileage reimbursement
for California as determined by the IRS. A 3-year driving record from the DMV and proof of insurance will be
required upon hire. Anyone driving for Ascend will be subject to Ascend Wilderness Experience’s Driving
Policy guidelines.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: None
Minimum Hourly Wage: 23.00
Maximum Hourly Wage: 25.30