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Greensgrow Farms


To Apply Send resume, cover letter to bryn@greensgrow.org. Include social media samples or links to social media accounts, campaigns that represent your professional work. We will respond with interest to complete applications only on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Social Media & Marketing Assistant: Part Time

Philadelphia, PA

Posted March 10, 2017

Greensgrow, Philadelphia’s premier urban farm and garden center, seeks a marketing assistant with strong social media and writing background. The Marketing Assistant will have a hands-on opportunity to support the mission, and growth of a pioneer nonprofit in Philadelphia. The ideal candidate must be creative, self-motivated, organized, and with strong computer skills.

Position Title: Social Media & Marketing Assistant
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Days: 2 days a week, Friday & Saturday, special events
Location: Greensgrow, 2503 E. Firth Street St, Philadelphia PA 19125


  • assist in writing social media posts and press releases
  • assist in the implementation of promotional campaigns
  • maintain media contacts lists
  • maintain press archive; physical press clippings archive and converting press clips to digital format.
  • assist in maintaining the website
  • document workshops & events with photo and video
  • assist with signage


  • Journalism, Marketing, Communications Major
  • Good writing skills, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Professional social media experience including; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Youtube
  • Experience with photography and videography skills a huge plus
  • An interest in marketing, social entrepreneurship, urban food systems, gardening, sustainability issues
  • Knowledge of WordPress, MS Office, Google Docs, MailChimp, html code
  • Knowledge of local and national media outlets a plus

The ideal candidate will also have the following characteristics: a style that promotes collaboration and communication; able to work independently and with others; able to work under deadlines; willingness to learn; attention to detail; a sense of humor; an open mind; a commitment to Greensgrow’s mission and history.

About Greensgrow
Greensgrow is a non-profit social entrepreneurship project that has been creating innovative urban agriculture programs since 1997. Along with our urban crop production, Greensgrow is a trailblazer for urban sustainability, a champion of demonstrating how city dwellers can green their urban space, expanding access to fresh food, and innovating how to revitalize land once deemed useless. We operate two community-based garden centers, Summer and Winter CSA programs, and local farmstands, Mobile Markets, and affordable food share programs serving a diverse constituency. Greensgrow also manages a community kitchen that serves as an entrepreneurial incubator for local food producers, and consults internationally with civic and governmental entities. Greensgrow is a close-knit family and a highly regarded place of employment. Successful team members will bring a sense of humor, flexibility in their role, and a commitment to our core values of caring for people, planet, quality, and transparency. As a working farm, all employees are expected to help as needed with tasks outside their formal job description, including chasing chickens, shoveling snow, cleaning the kitchen, and giving tours.

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