Office & Sales Assistant

New Frameworks
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

New Frameworks, a worker-owned cooperative design and construction company, is hiring an Office & Sales Assistant to add to our team. We are a busy, fun, egalitarian-yet-structured, creative, kind, and mission-driven group of people working together towards the goal of developing ecological and social climate justice and regeneration practices in the building and design trades. Our ideal candidate has Strong organizational and administrative abilities and a passion for promoting ecological products to build the Full Circle Economy. If you’ve been looking for a way to use your administrative & communications skills to advance climate change response through the built environment; support building with natural, local, and plant-based materials; and be an integral part of an equitable, intersectional feminist workplace with a strong team culture, we welcome you! This position is based in Essex Junction, Vermont, but is a hybrid position.  $20-24/hr depending on experience, plus paid time off, benefits, education, and profit sharing. To apply, please submit a letter of interest and resume via email to People of color, trans and gender-nonconforming people, people from poor and working-class backgrounds, queer people, and women are encouraged to apply.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

Founded in 2006 by a queer woman of color and a white trans queer person, New Frameworks has always been fundamentally focused on JEDI in the construction trades. 17 years later, we are a multi-racial, women-, queer- and trans-owned worker cooperative committed to a kinder sort of building. Internally, we are a language justice organization, utilizing Spanish and English for our communications, and actively supporting our immigrant members in partnership with Migrant Justice. JEDI and a healthy, inclusive culture is one of our main metrics alongside prosperity and planet impact that we measure in our quarterly all-company meetings. Within our wider industry, our team are co-founders of: the Anti Racism Action Group and Diversity Caucus of the Northeastern Sustainable Energy Association; Just Construction (supporting BIPOC land development projects); and the Vermont Releaf Collective, and regularly speak and teach about JEDI in the construction trades. New Frameworks practices high performance natural building towards the construction of climate justice and regeneration in our region.

Wage or Salary
Compensation package: As a full-time member of the team, with a competitive hourly rate and a robust benefits package, you can expect an annual salary of $35,100-$52,664. Full time benefits listed here, inquire about part time benefits package: $20-24/hr (dependent on experience and performance) 80 hrs paid Vacation/year 40 hrs paid floating Holiday & Wellness /year Emergency Family Medical & Parental Leave Vision & Dental insurance Healthcare stipend of $100/month 401K plan $200/year pp for personal tool or tech allowance Reduced cost cell phone plans available on company AT&T plan, deducted from member’s paycheck Paid internal and external trainings, conferences & classes; coverage based on first come first serve basis until the budget line is tapped for the year Paid membership to professional associations with conference, networking, and professional development opportunities: NESEA, BEBL, others Subscriptions to Fine Homebuilding, BuildingGreen online suite, and other trade publications Bragging rights that you are a co-owner of the coolest and dorkiest company in the Northeast!