Contract Project Manager

Delridge Grocery Co-op is a volunteer-led community organization working to open a cooperative grocery store to provide healthy food to the Delridge community. We seek a part time (5-10 hours/week) contract project manager to support the Board of Directors with a variety of administrative and coordination duties relating to a market and financial feasibility study.

Delridge Grocery does not currently have office space available, so the administrative assistant will need to provide her/his own computer and working area. This is a temporary position to last approximately seven months, is grant funded, and is limited in term.

Delridge Grocery Co-op is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people of color, women, and those who identify as LGBTQ to apply.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring, forwarding, and replying to inbound email communication.
  • Coordinating grant reporting and budget reconciliation with funder.
  • Coordinating site visits with consultants.
  • Arranging town hall meetings including securing locations, arranging food, producing and disseminating recruitment and publicity materials and acquiring translation and interpretation services.
  • Ongoing communication with members and community partners
  • Supporting Board with other administrative tasks as needed

Key competencies:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Computer literacy
  • Project organization and planning skills
  • Work management and prioritizing skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Accuracy
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability

Additional desired (but not required) qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous project coordination experience
  • Previous experience organizing community meetings
  • Previous experience with co-ops or grocery industry
  • Ability to speak a language from our community in addition to English (especially Spanish, Vietnamese, Amharic, or Swahili)
  • Member of the Delridge, West Seattle, or White Center community


$25/hour, depending on experience, to a contract limit of $5000.

To apply:

Send resume and cover letter to:

Review of applications will begin on 3/17/2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

This position is generously funded by a grant from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.