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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT ORGANIZER IMMEDIATE OPENING

  • Subject: [cg] JOB ANNOUNCEMENT ORGANIZER IMMEDIATE OPENING
  • From: Laura Berman <laura@foodshare.net>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2001 19:15:31 -0400

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National Campaign For Sustainable Agriculture

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
ORGANIZER IMMEDIATE OPENING
August 16, 2001

The National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture is a diverse network of
organizations working collaboratively to shape national policies to foster
 
a sustainable food and agriculture system - one that is economically
viable, socially just, environmentally sound, and humane. We are seeking to
 
fill a full-time position focused on capacity building and organizing
around policy education, development, and advocacy.

Responsibilities of the Organizer:
Capacity building work with grassroots, state and regional groups across
the country: includes supporting and encouraging grassroots and regionally
 
directed efforts through one-on-one outreach; assisting partner groups with
 
recruitment, public education, and outreach; and developing training
methods and materials to build partners, public policy development,
communications and advocacy skills.
Organizing and coordinating sustainable agriculture policy work of
grassroots, state, regional and national partners of the National Campaign:
 
includes establishment of communications, input and feedback loops among
diverse partners; outreach to diverse constituencies to initiate and/or
expand participation in National Campaign activities; meeting facilitation
 
(in-person and via phone), project planning and implementation,
collaborative development of grassroots strategies, implementation and
evaluation; production and constituent-specific tailoring of educational
materials, media advisories and articles, fact sheets, and action alerts;
initiation and monitor of grassroots action as needed.

Qualifications:
 Experience organizing collaborative efforts of diverse groups on policy
 
education and advocacy
 Proven organizational and project management skills
 Strong written and verbal skills, including substantial communications
 
and media experience
 Ability to coordinate of variety of activities
 Strong collaboration, team building and diplomacy skills
 Ability to recruit, motivate and coordinate people across
regional/race/class/gender and cultural lines
 Proficiency with word processing, email and web communications
 Flexible schedule (national travel and some evening work required)
 Knowledge and experience in agriculture policies a plus
 Knowledge and experience in fundraising a plus
 Commitment to promoting just and sustainable farm and food policies
through grassroots participation
 Highly motivated and able to work both independently and as a team
 member
 Minimum commitment of three years

Location: Preferable location at our main office in Pine Bush, NY, a rural
 
community in the beautiful Hudson Valley and southern Catskill Mountains,
75 miles northwest of the metropolitan NY area.

Salary & Benefits: $30,000-38,000 based on experience, plus benefits, full
 
time with flexible scheduling.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, short writing samples, and references
 
by September 15th to Kathy Lawrence, Executive Director, National Campaign
 
for Sustainable Agriculture, P.O. Box 396, Pine Bush, NY 12566 or email to
 
kathy@sustainableagriculture.net.

People of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The National Campaign is
 
an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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