Job: Farm Aid Farmer Resource Network Manager

Farm Aid is looking for a full-time Farmer Resource Network Manager to join our 12-person office in Cambridge, MA. Primary purpose of the job is to manage Farm Aid’s online Farmer Resource Network.  Specifically, the Farmer Resource Network Manager will maintain and increase the functionality, content, partnership and outreach of the Network.  The position will also provide administrative and substantive support to Farm Aid’s Grant Program and Hotline, and participate in on-going planning and implementation of Program Department activities, including those held at the annual Farm Aid concert.  This is a new position for expanded service and outreach to family farmers. Skills required: Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Adept in navigating the web and knowledgeable about the online tools currently geared toward farmers. Understanding of Filemaker Pro and general database principles a plus. A college degree is required, with 2+ years of experience in the food and agriculture sector, preferably working directly with farmers. Also seeking someone with a sense of humor, integrity, and compassion, along with an optimistic outlook and willingness to travel nationally. If you have these qualities and are interested, please apply by July 2, 2010. Please send resume, cover letter and two writing samples to jobs@farmaid.org with “FRN Manager Position” in the subject line. Resumes will be reviewed as received. Farm Aid is committed to recruiting a diverse staff; individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For more information about Farm Aid, please visit the website: www.farmaid.org

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