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TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineMarch 21, 2024
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary RangeWage range of about $23/hr. – $26/hr. DOE


Viridiant is a growing, non-profit environmental organization that works to advance sustainable, affordable, and energy efficient construction, seeking an Administrative and Communications Associate. The Associate is responsible for providing highly effective administrative support and data management for the organization wide marketing and communication strategies, managing the organization’s events, fund development, and sponsorships. The role reports to and works in close collaboration with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.

Viridiant offers an energetic and friendly work environment with the opportunity to have a positive impact on the building industry and environment. For nearly 20 years, the organization has been contributing to the community with a budget of approximately $1.6M and a fulltime staff of 13, as well as 15 independent field contractors. This is a unique opportunity to be part of cutting-

Job Duties

• Create, write, edit, and maintain newsletters, social media content, website, collateral, and other printed materials, including annual reports, press releases, publications, and videos
• Communicate and collaborate with a range of people and organizations to advance Viridiant’s mission
• Ensure consistent branding across departments (e.g., business cards, email signatures, vehicle decals)
• With support, develop and implement communications plans with cost-effective marketing and outreach strategies to communicate with a range of constituents through printed and electronic media and advertising

• With support, develop and implement cost-effective fund development strategies involving individuals, corporate sponsors, foundations, and grant funding opportunities
• Assist in the production of annual fundraising events and campaigns
• Utilize Salesforce to plan, implement, and evaluate specific fund development programs and campaigns in connection with the Executive Director
• Oversee builder/developer outreach to promote the organization’s programs and services to include distribution of plagues, certificates, and marketing yard signs to clients Assist in management of corporate sponsorships and benefits
• Manage builder membership renewals

• In collaboration with the Executive Director, assist in the production and execution of all organization events (timelines, content, budget, logistics, sponsors)
• Building Sustainability Conference/Awards (annual)
• Building Sustainability Tour (annual)
• Fundraising/Cultivation Events (as scheduled)
• Technical Advisor Meetings (annual, first of the year)
• Socials (as scheduled)
• Trainings (recurring, 3 – 4x / year)
• Community Event Booths / Dedications (as scheduled)
• Community Education Webinars (bi-monthly)

Administrative Support
• Field incoming calls, forward and communicate with clients as needed
• Provide technology support and maintenance for technology to include Salesforce, integration between platforms, and troubleshoot/problem solve
• Oversee and communicate office supply and postage needs to the Director of Finance and Administration
• Administrative support to Executive Director for Board of Directors management

Perform additional responsibilities related to the success of the organization

Skills Required

• Prefer bachelor’s degree in marketing or business
• Minimum 2 – 3 years marketing, events and / or fundraising administrative related experience
• Skilled with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as experience with CRM software and data management (e.g., Salesforce), design / layout programs (Adobe, Canva, WordPress)
• Demonstrate excellence in organizational and coordination skills
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Capacity to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously including timelines and budgets
• Nonprofit experience a plus
• Valid Virginia driver’s license; DMV record in good standing.
• Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm. Primarily remote with in-office work days
• Promotes and adheres to organization’s mission, vision and values; policies and applicable laws in a fair and equitable manner

Work Schedule

Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm. Primarily remote with in-office work days.

Additional Info

Competitive Compensation Package includes a wage range of about $23/hr. – $26/hr. depending upon experience and extensive benefits such as health, dental, life insurance, LTD, paid time off, paid holidays and retirement contributions! Professional development opportunities. Overtime pay eligible.
Apply with resume at This position will remain open until filled.

Warren Whitney (The Firm) is an equal opportunity employer. The Firm on behalf of its client will not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical condition), disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, citizenship, or any other class protected by applicable law. The Firm reserves the right to alter, change, modify, and/or terminate this job posting at any time without notice, or obligation, to any party.