This mission driven nonprofit is seeking a dynamic candidate for an administrative assistant position. The ideal candidate is passionate about fighting human trafficking, has an eye for detail, excels at social media and maintaining a strong web presence, and will report directly to the Executive Director.
We are looking for someone who is interested in being part of a strong team focused on effective operations management and wants to make a difference in the area of human traffficking.
This is a part-time position of 20 hours/week with the potential to become full-time. The hourly rate will be based on general rates for this position. The position is located in Spring/The Woodlands with travel required throughout the greater Houston area.
Free the Captives is a faith-based anti-human trafficking 501(c)(3) non-profit that fights the exploitation and trafficking of Houston’s youth. We engage and mobilize the community while partnering with non-profits, law enforcement, and government agencies in the fight against modern day slavery.
The primary human trafficking objectives of Free the Captives are:
AFTERCARE by providing direct services and jobs to trafficked teenaged victims,PREVENTION through programming for at-risk teenaged girls and education in schools,DETERRENCE through reducing the demand by focusing on the buyers/Johns through our billboard, radio and TV campaign,RESEARCH in order to provide much needed data and to shape public policy, andAWARENESS by educating thousands of people each year through our annual conference, events and trainings
Check and respond to all emails, quickly and promptlyUpdating social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc) and website through WordpressAssist with candle orders and deliveriesRepresent nonprofit at various outreach eventsAssist with planning and executing large eventsMust be able to work occasional early mornings, evenings, and weekends.Assist with needs of trafficking victimsCorrespond with supporters via mail and emailDevelop and publish electronic newsletters, social media postings, and other outreachManage incoming communications; phone and emailEnter and update nonprofit’s databaseAssist with research projects when neededSupport other projects as neededAssist with day-to-day operations and large events
Detail oriented, punctual, organized, and reliableCompletes tasks efficiently, accurately and promptlyB.A. or B.S. degree required1 - 2 years of proven office administration skillsMicrosoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint experience a must.Comfortable generating compelling content for print and webExperience with Wordpress, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and other online or social media platformsEnjoys working with others in a non-profit that requires flexibility and collaborationPhysically able to lift 25 to 35 poundsDiplomatic, with a proven ability to deal effectively with internal and external audiencesDemonstrated communications and writing/editing experienceAbility to multi-task in a fast paced environment and be able to work independently as a part of a teamGood customer service skillsEngaging and professional demeanorHave reliable transportation and clean driving background, comfortable driving throughout greater Houston areaMust submit to background checkGraphic design experience preferredE-commerce and sales experience a plus
TO APPLY: Mail a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three reference letters to Free the Captives, 2211 Rayford Road, Suite 111-418, Spring, TX 77386. Only complete applications will be considered. Please do not email your application.
In your cover letter, please include links to your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram profiles as well as any websites you have helped to design or contributed to in the past. Please include college transcripts if you have graduated within the last three years as well as samples of any content designed such as flyers, videos, websites or brochures.
No phone calls please. Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Position available immediately.