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WSO Seeks Administrative Assistant

The Wisconsin Society for Ornithology seeks an organized administrator to assist with membership, development, and communications. WSO is a nonprofit organization whose mission is promoting the enjoyment, study, and conservation of Wisconsin’s birds. 

This is a part-time position for 10 to 20 hours a week. The salary for this position is $25 an hour. This is a remote position with work from home, but residence in the greater  Milwaukee area is preferred due to financial duties. 

The responsibilities for this position include: 

  • Process membership dues and donations 
  • Database management 
  • Participate in fundraising campaign development and strategy 
  • Assist in developing revised newsletter format and content 
  • Coordinate and contribute stories to the newsletter 

The position may include additional responsibilities: 

  • Write, edit, and distribute a broad range of membership and communications materials 
  • Coordinate journal schedule and articles 
  • Manage publication printing and distribution 
  • Coordinate volunteers assisting with publications and other activities
  • Review and revise website content in Joomla 
  • Manage and create digital content on the WSO website and social media

Skills and experience needed: 

  • Good organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and attention to detail 
  • Detail-oriented entry skills for membership and financial tasks 
  • Professional writing style with good writing skills 
  • Strong professional communication skills 

Preferred additional skills and experience: 

  • Experience in Microsoft Office or Google documents, including spreadsheet analysis 
  • Ability to manage volunteers and schedules 
  • Social media and website content and management experience 

If you are qualified and interested, please send your resume, cover letter, and a writing  sample to: 

Jennifer Lazewski 

WSO Executive Director