Saturday, August 3, 2013

Program Coordinator - Farm Journal Foundation

The Farm Journal Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit launched by Farm Journal Media, the nation's leading agricultural media company. Founded in 2010, the Foundation is dedicated to sustaining U.S. agriculture's ability to serve the vital needs of a growing world population with education and assistance, focused on the unique interests of people and organizations aligned with U.S. agriculture. Its flagship initiative, Farmers Feeding the World, is dedicated to representing the role of the farmer in defeating world hunger through education, assistance and advocacy.
This position primarily involves overseeing the implementation of a grant received by the foundation. The Program Coordinator is also responsible for supporting the activities of the Farm Journal Foundation and Farmers Feeding the World initiative. This includes administrative and creative tasks.
Responsibilities:
  • Grant management and donor relations.
  • Managing grassroots communications and social media.
  • Measuring outcomes, compliance with project goals and metrics, and some reporting.
  • Coordinating travel and visits with program partners, participants, and speakers.
  • Assisting with public and media relations.
  • Liaise between foundation programs and measure alignment with goals.
  • Event planning and promotions.
  • Coordinating/executing special projects as they arise.
  • Some policy research.
  • Grassroots organizing.
  • Scheduling meetings and events.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required, 1-3 years previous experience preferred.
  • Degrees in agricultural economics, international development, international affairs, food policy, agricultural communication, agricultural journalism, or related majors preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task are essential.
  • Experience with event planning and experiential marketing.
  • Experience with development, fundraising, and project/budget management.
  • Command of social media platforms.
Competitive salary with benefits package.
Travel up to 20%.
Employment is on an at will basis.

How to apply

To apply, please send an email to lwmcnitt@Farmjournal.com. Please include a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and a copy of your unofficial transcript.

Location

122 C ST NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20001, United States

Details

Education requirements
Languages needed
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
None specified
Salary details
Competitive Salary w/ Benefits
Job function
Owner's areas of focus