We are growing!

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

Brown Mamas exist to elevate the collective Black mothering experience through tribe-building. We do this by creating online and offline safe spaces for our mothers, delivering innovative programming, connecting them with health, education and financial service resources and providing digital communications for our mothering community.

Brown Mamas is a grassroots, community-led social enterprise that promotes Black mothers as the creators of the village they need to raise happy, healthy adults. 

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.

Virtual Assistant

Virtual Assistant 

Part-Time, 20-25 hours/week

Daylight Hours

Remote, but must reside in EST or CST time zone

$23-$25/hour – commensurate with experience

The Virtual Assistant will help manage the day-to-day responsibilities of the CEO of Brown Mamas.  Additionally, this role will assist in the development of processes and policies that guide and grow the administrative and executive capabilities of Brown Mamas’ as a whole.  

Brown Mamas’ Virtual Assistant manages the ED’s daily schedule, workflow, correspondence and forecast schedule openings and opportunities to do business.    In addition, the VA may be responsible for data entry, invoicing, compiling reports, research and correspondence.

The Virtual Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Developing daily, weekly and monthly workflows
  • Internal and external correspondence
  • Drafting internal and external policy and procedure documents
  • Developing, drafting and organizing internal reports 
  • Email management and filtering 
  • Organizing internal documents and correspondence
  • Organizing and developing presentations, speeches, etc.
  • Attending meetings and providing overview to ED (notetaking)
  • Booking travel and travel accommodations
  • Researching opportunities to expand and promote organization
  • Scheduling meetings and ED calendar management

Assistant will have:

  • 5+ years of strong administrative experience, required, must provide references
  • Strong organizational, planning and executive skills
  • Experience working in diversity-driven environments a plus
  • Experience developing and managing internal administrative procedures 
  • Strong knowledge of Google & Microsoft Suite Product, (i.e. Word, Excel, Sheets & Docs)
  • Experience with Canva a plus
  • Excellent writing skills and superior communication abilities on all fronts
  • Exhibits polite and professional communication via phone, e-mail, and mail.
  • Proficient in Facebook, Twitter & Instagram
  • Proficient in email marketing
  • Some experience in e-commerce a plus
  • Some web development or proficiency in WordPress a big plus
  • Experience with LinkedIn also a plus

Brown Mamas is a great place to work because,

  • We believe in self-care
  • We believe in having our team members operate in their zone of genius
  • We believe in time-off
  • We believe in listening to our team
  • We believe in diversity and the strength that comes with varied experiences, knowledge and know-how
  • We believe in teamwork

Position is part-time (20-25 hours per week) for 60 days. We are looking to contract for more hours after the transitional period. 

If interested in the position, please fill out this form.  Be prepared to upload your resume and list references. Inexperienced candidates will not be considered. Interview process will include a test project and required reference check.

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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