We are growing!

Brown Mamas is searching for team members to build the value and connectivity of our organization.

Brown Mamas exist to provide positive socialization for black mothers and connect them with the resources and

Brown Mamas is a grassroots, community-led social enterprise that exists to provide positive socialization for Black mothers and connect them with the resources and information they need to raise happy,healthy adults and thrive beyond motherhood. 

Our commitment to making Black moms better moms is the essence of everything we do.  From our hiring and human resource practices to programming decisions and our public-facing presence, helping Black moms thrive within and beyond motherhood is our main mission

Below find a list of our current openings.

Marketing Assistant

Contract, 20-30 hours per week

($30-$35/hour commensurate with experience)

Brown Mamas’ is looking to contract with a Marketing Assistant or Marketing agency to

  • Post weekly to our various social media platforms about our various programs and partnerships; plus engage with our followers
  • Write and publish our monthly newsletter
  • Build an opt-in strategy for our website brownmamas.com 
  • Implement a social media and marketing strategy that centers our national presence
  • Assist in the dissemination of marketing campaigns for our various community partners
  • Creating weekly and monthly reports to highlight opportunities and outcomes
  • Stay abreast of industry changes and technology
  • Stay up-to-date on news as it relates to black mothers and families
  • Occasionally write articles for our website
  • Edit audio and upload our podcast

Candidate should have 

  • Experience working in the communications and/or marketing industry
  • A bachelor’s degree in the communications and/or public relations sector (not required – experience trumps education)
  • Experience working in urban communities a huge plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven experience managing and growing social media for a businesses
  • Knowledge of Facebook Creative Suite and Later.com
  • Proficient in using Mailchimp, Convertkit or other email marketing platforms
  • Proven expertise in marketing and sales on Facebook & Instagram
  • Expert in Canva and Adobe Suite
  • Photography & videography skills a plus and can lead to additional work
  • WordPress experience a plus

Proposals and resumes accepted at hello@brownmamas.com.

Production Assistant

part-time, 6-Month Contract to hire ($18-$18/hour commensurate with experience)

Brown Mamas’ is searching for a Production Manager to manage our annual Brown Mama Monologues showcase. 

The Brown Mama Monologues is a highly-anticipated multi-city showcase that amplifies the voices and lived experiences of Black mothers as they take the stage to give first-person accounts of their lives as Black mothers in America.

The Production Manager will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the production are completed within budget, according to the director’s wishes, and in time for the performance. 

The Production Manager oversees the cost effectiveness, communications and administrative implementation of the entire production process. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining expense reports and budgets for each showcase
  • Communicating with venue and contractors
  • Managing auditions, including booking travel accommodations
  • Managing sponsor communications and request
  • Assisting core production team
  • Managing storyteller communications
  • Scheduling auditions, rehearsals and performances
  • Oversee marketing campaigns for showcases 
  • Managing day-of-performance communications and logistics
  • Represent Brown Mamas at community events and/or on arts boards and committees
  • Occasional travel may be required

Candidate should have 

  • Experience working in the performing arts sector (3+ consistent years)
  • A bachelor’s degree in the arts sector (not required – experience trumps education)
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven experience managing a production
  • Knowledge of  principles and techniques of technical direction, including the design and administration of construction, prop construction, lighting, sound, rigging, and multimedia projections. Experience in community engagement and management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite
  • Experience managing a production team
  • Photography & videography skills a plus
  • Adobe Suite, Canva and graphic design skills a plus

Please send resumes to hello@brownmamas.com.

Support Group Facilitator

Contract ($50/hour-negotiable)

Brown Mamas runs a myriad of support groups through the Pittsburgh region.  

In November 2021, we are starting a support group for moms of teenagers. 

This support group will be purposed with creating a safe space where mothers with teenage children can

  • Ask questions and get advice on raising teenagers
  • Be amongst mothers with similar life experiences
  • Interact with experts on the subject of parenting teens
  • Find resources to help them in their parenting journey

We are searching for a Support Group Facilitator to assist in building this supportive village.  Our Moms of Teens Support Group Facilitator will be responsible for:

  • Attending monthly meetings both online and in person
  • Facilitate conversations and listening sessions within the group
  • Using internal tools to access meetings and take attendance
  • Communicate meeting dates and times to group attendees via email
  • Assist Brown Mamas in locating potential speakers and resource acquisition opportunities for the group

Our Moms of Teens Support Group Facilitator will have the following skills and experiences:

  • 5+ years working with teenager or moms of teenagers
  • Proven experience as a facilitator of culturally diverse groups
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to formulate relevant, engaging and effective curriculum
  • Ability to drive group-led conversation 
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Accommodating, advocating and assisting personality appreciated

Resumes should be sent to hello@brownmamas.com.

Raising Boys

Muffy MendozaAuthor posts

Muffy Mendoza is an author, speaker and founder of Pittsburgh Brown Mamas, a support group for nearly 4,000 African-American moms in the Pittsburgh region. To further fill the void Muffy has created a line of educational products focused on helping Black moms be the best moms, too. Her first book, The Brown Mama Mindset: A Blueprint for Black Moms on Life, Love & Home, was featured at the 2018 Essence Festival and is currently sold in various cities across the U.S. Muffy champions the beauty of Black motherhood everywhere she goes, even on the TEDx stage. Find out more about Muffy on muffymendoza.com.

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