Communications & Administrative Specialist

The Soil Health Institute (SHI), a non-profit organization created to safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement, located adjacent to Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina is seeking a Communications & Administrative Specialist.  The individual selected will be responsible for creating and delivering written content and story ideas for publication and posting; developing and supporting media and public relations activities, social media, and website content; assisting with event management; coordinating with contracted communications firms and partnering organizations; and providing a range of administrative, accounting, and office support activities to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency.  The candidate selected will be staffed at SHI headquarters in Morrisville, North Carolina.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.  This is a full-time position with attractive benefits.


  • A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Communications.
  • Two years of Communications experience is preferred.
  • Experience with administrative and accounting procedures is preferred.
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

To Apply:

Email a resume/C.V., college transcripts, application letter addressing the above responsibilities and qualifications, and the contact information of 3 references to:

Byron Rath,  Indicate “Communications & Administrative Specialist” in the subject line.

First review of applications will begin by July 1, 2019, and the position will remain open until filled.