We are growing!

Brown Mamas is searching for a Virtual Administrative Assistant to add to our team.

Brown Mamas exist to provide positive socialization for black mothers and connect them with the resources and information they need to raise healthy adults and thrive beyond motherhood.

From our support group meetings to the Brown Mama Monologues and our new mentoring initiative we are changing the narrative around what it means to be a Black mother, one connection at a time.

Below find a list of our current openings.

Virtual Assistant Position

Brown Mamas’ Virtual Administrative Assistant manages the CEO’s daily schedule, daily workflow, daily correspondence and forecast schedule openings and opportunities to do business.    In addition, the Virtual Assistant may be responsible for data entry, invoicing, research and developing correspondence and communications.

This position will be contractual and require 20-25 hours a week at an hourly rate of $21-$25, commensurate with experience.

The Virtual Administrative Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the CEO has a daily, weekly and monthly workflow
  • Develop and implement processes and policies for internal administrative activities
  • Managing CEO’s calendar
  • Developing and organizing internal reports for tracking productivity
  • Email management and filtering 
  • Organizing internal documents and correspondence
  • Crafting and publishing monthly newsletter
  • Creating templates for presentations and speeches
  • Attending team meetings (note-taking, providing overviews, etc.)
  • Writing articles for the website

Virtual Administrative Assistant will have:

  • Strong organizational, planning and executive skills
  • Developed internal administrative procedures in previous position
  • Expert at Google Suite (including Sheets) and/or Excel
  • Proficient in Facebook, Twitter & Instagram
  • Proficient in Canva & Mailchimp
  • Some web development or proficiency in WordPress a big plus
  • A degree in journalism, mass communication, design or other communications-related fields are a plus.

If interested in the position, please fill out this form.  Be prepared to upload your resume and list references.

Marketing Manager

3-Month Contract to start

Brown Mamas’ is looking to contract with a Marketing Manager 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 newsletter
  • Build an opt-in strategy for our website brownmamas.com 
  • Develop 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

Candidate should have 

  • Experience working in the communications 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

Proposals accepted at hello@brownmamas.com.

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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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