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Executive Assistant

We Sparkle Co. and Feminist Book Club seek an Executive Assistant to support the growth and development of our two exciting startups. This person will have the opportunity to engage with the startup community in the Twin Cities while participating behind the scenes. We Sparkle Co. and Feminist Book Club are deeply committed to woman-owned and BIPOC-owned local businesses. Our dedication to these communities means much of our work overlaps, providing this unique opportunity for an executive assistant to contribute to both teams. Startups are exciting and ever-changing. We seek candidates who thrive on taking initiative, tackling new challenges, working on social justice issues, and supporting small businesses.

The ideal candidate is:

  • + Self-motivated and exceptional with deadlines
  • + Flexible and reliable with their schedule
  • + A clear writer and communicator
  • + Extremely detail-oriented and organized
  • + A creative problem solver
  • + Dedicated to a high standard of customer service
  • + Discrete concerning confidential or sensitive information
  • + Aware of their needs and willing to speak up or ask questions
  • + Cognizant of their own privileges and identities
  • + Familiar with Slack, WordPress, Google Drive, Canva, Libsyn, GarageBand, QuickBooks, Klaviyo, Hootsuite, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • + Calendar and email management
  • + Providing exceptional customer service
  • + QuickBooks management and expense reports
  • + Social media content creation, management, and moderation
  • + Drafting grant applications
  • + Identifying and contacting potential leads
  • + Creating social media graphics in Canva
  • + Assisting in ordering and fulfillment
  • + Website updates
  • + Maintaining records of meetings and key performance indicators
  • + Podcast management (off-air)
  • + Representing the brand at in-person events once safe

 

This is a full-time position with at least 35 hours per week expected with the majority of hours during standard business hours. Priority given to candidates located in the Twin Cities, though most work will be remote. Access to a personal vehicle is helpful but not required. Candidate must have their own computer. All gender expressions welcome to apply. We Sparkle Co. and Feminist Book Club are equal opportunity organizations committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained team. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and two references to hello[at]feministbookclub.com AND info[at]wesparkle.co.

 

 

Blog Contributor

Feminist Book Club is the premiere feminist reading community online. In addition to our critically acclaimed subscription boxes and popular weekly podcast, FBC’s blog is well-loved and we’re looking for contributors who are passionate about intersectionality, gender, and literature.

The ideal contributor will be:

  • + An engaging writer
  • + Aware of their privilege and identity
  • + Passionate about reading diversely
  • + Dedicated to anti-racist work
  • + Eager to learn more and accept feedback
  • + Already active in online book communities and/or online social justice communities
  • + Self-motivated and exceptional with deadlines
  • + Familiar with Slack, WordPress, Google Drive, and Canva

Contributors will be responsible for at least two blog posts per month. One post must be a book review and the rest are up to the contributor’s discretion.

We ask for at least three months of commitment.

In exchange, contributors will receive:

  • + Feminist Book Club membership and subscription boxes for the duration of their blog contribution
  • + Advanced review copies of books upon request
  • + Personal bio and links on our Team page
  • + Behind-the-scenes access to Feminist Book Club and input in company decisions
  • + Opportunities to take over FBC’s social media (optional)
  • + Opportunities to interview authors (optional)
  • + Opportunities to record audio for our podcast (optional)

To apply:

Please send the following to editor@feministbookclub.com with the subject line BLOG CONTRIBUTOR. 

  1. Link to writing sample (blog post, school project, journal entry, long Instagram post – whatever feels right to you)
  2. Three story pitches related to books, writing, and/or social justice (1-2 sentences)
  3. Social media links (Instagram, Goodreads, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, blog – any or all available)
  4. 350 words sharing why you would make a great Feminist Book Club blog contributor

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We may not be able to contact you immediately but will be in touch as we expand our team.

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