Position: Summer Programs Administrative Assistant

Kroka Expeditions seeks a Program Assistant to join our team and support all aspects of our dynamic and growing organization. Kroka is a wilderness expedition school based on a year-round organic farm in Marlow, NH. Students, staff, and volunteers of all ages live at Kroka throughout the year while preparing for multi-day wilderness adventures. The Program Assistant will support the Programs office in marketing, communications, and operations related to Kroka’s summer programs. The right candidate will grow into a year-round program coordinator role.

Schedule

Part-time, beginning January 2021

Responsibilities

Marketing – fulfill marketing responsibilities for the summer programs

    • online/print advertising
    • outreach events
    • social media

Communications – maintain consistent communication with families

    • respond to program inquiries in a timely manner
    • make admissions intake calls
    • send welcome emails, payment reminders, paperwork packets, and pre-arrival emails
    • send post-program follow-up emails

Administration – primary administrator for summer programs

    • maintain student files including medical paperwork, applications, photographs, evaluations, and incident reports
    • facilitate permitting and landowner permissions
    • prepare program folders for staff

Operations – coordinate summer logistics

    • vehicles & trailers
    • camp sites rotation and pass-through
    • photographs
    • field electronics and logistical equipment
    • run Camp Store on weekend pickup/drop-off days

Qualifications

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree or comparable work experience
  • Outgoing personality excited to talk on the phone and provide exemplary customer service
  • Experience with administrative workflow in a modern office
  • Knowledge and understanding of outdoor education/expedition programming
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office suite and social media platforms. Experience with Adobe creative suite and WordPress is a plus
  • Detail-oriented but able to see the big picture
  • Love of working with children and youth

Compensation & Benefits

This is a year-round part-time, salaried position starting at two days per week with opportunity to grow into a full-time position by the summer. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Kroka’s staff benefits include health insurance, retirement, paid vacation, health days & holidays, professional development, and many other benefits inherent in being part of a diverse and hard-working community. Subsidized on-campus housing may be available.