Second Use Building Materials, the largest and most innovative salvage and reuse business in the Northwest, is seeking a qualified Communications & Outreach Coordinator to help us grow our base of customers and suppliers and strengthen our relationship with them.

For 25 years, Second Use has salvaged reusable building materials from homes and commercial spaces throughout the region. Through the hard work of our salvage crew and retail outlets, we divert over 3,500 tons of waste from the landfill each year.

The ideal candidate is not only enthusiastic about reuse, but ambitious and resourceful. They are self-motivated and eager to take on the strategy, development, and execution of a variety of outreach and marketing campaigns including:

•Managing advertising, marketing, and promotional materials
•Creating content for our blog, newsletter, and social media
•Planning and promoting in house events and educational workshops
•Planning and facilitating networking events and tabling at community events
•Managing public and media relations
•Engaging staff, management, and community to generate collaborative growth opportunities
•Assisting management with business development opportunities
Necessary Qualifications:
•3+ years experience with public outreach, marketing, or communications
•Strong writing skills
•Capacity to work a flexible schedule for events and networking opportunities (some weekend event work required)
•Interest in building connections within the community; willingness to be a “go getter” in a networking and tabling capacity
•Dexterity and comfortability with public engagement and speaking
•Demonstrated ability to plan, schedule, organize, and implement a high volume of work
•Ability to work on a wide variety of tasks in a day while maintaining focus on long term goals
•Experience with social media marketing
•A keen interest in reuse and/or salvage
Ideal Candidates Will Possess:
•Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
•Experience in event planning and promotion
•Experience with WordPress and blogging
•Experience in the building and construction industry

Salary: $40K Starting DOE + PTO and Benefits

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume detailing why you are interested in working for Second Use and why you would be a strong fit to: hiring@seconduse.com