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Dear Friends of Future Harvest:
Enclosed please find our job announcement for the position of Executive Director for Future Harvest-CASA. Please pass this note along to any mail list, individual or group you think might be interested. Please feel free to print it and post it in any visible places where interested parties might see it. We really need help getting the word out. If you have any questions, please contact me at 301-585-1375 or firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> .
Thanks a lot for your help,
Diana Friedman-FH Project Coordinator
P.S. If anyone is currently on SANET, can you please post the announcement? Thanks.
Future Harvest - Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture
Position Announcement - Executive Director
Position: The Future Harvest Project invites applications for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and coordinates all activities of the organization as approved by the Board. This position requires a highly motivated, independent, self-starter. The job is offered at .50 to .75 FTE for two years, with renewal contingent upon funding and satisfactory job performance. Possibility for full time based on funding availability. Starting date is as soon as possible. The position will be located in the greater Washington D.C. area.
Rationale: Future Harvest-CASA is an educational and charitable non-profit organization which works with farmers on issues of agricultural sustainability. The organization consists of agricultural professionals, landowners, consumers, and farmers in the Chesapeake region. The main objectives of the organization are to support and promote economically and environmentally sustainable food and farming systems, and to strengthen links between consumers and farmers. Specific actions of the organization include promoting farmer to farmer networking, direct marketing, outreach and education, and assisting farmers with financial services. The organization also has a strong policy mission which may include acting as a convening agent for a Chesapeake Sustainable Agriculture Working Group ( SAWG), coordinating a policy committee to focus on state and local issues that affect the FH-CASA constituency, and working with local farmers to help clarify the legal system and issues such as right to farm, zoning, etc.
Duties and Responsibilities: 1) Implement the mission of the organization in cooperation with the Board of Directors. 2) Work with the Board of Directors to develop a constituency and member base for the organization. 3) Coordinate the development of a long-term strategic plan for the organization in conjunction with the Board of Directors. 4) Develop and coordinate the publication of a newsletter that will provide communication with the membership. 5) Develop a strategy to build a solid financial base for the organization and conduct research to identify potential resources for funding. Write grant proposals. Manage all financial affairs and budgets of organization. 6) Develop outreach and build strong working relationships with individuals in non-profit organizations, universities, and local, state and federal government, who have an impact on sustainable agriculture in the Chesapeake region. 7) Monitor and evaluate progress of the organization's growth. Oversee the successful completion of projects and prepare progress reports for funding organizations, the Board of Directors and the membership. 8) Oversee and manage office staff. Delegate responsibilities, hire office assistants as needed. 9) Coordinate outreach and education with Kellogg Project "Tending the Fires of Hope" media Campaign.
Qualifications: 1) An excellent understanding of sustainable agriculture and its potential for widespread adoption in the Chesapeake region. 2) Excellent people skills. Proven team-building skills. Ability to interact with a large diversity of people. 3) Excellent communication skills including strong writing, speaking and listening skills. 4) Proven ability to lead meetings and delegate responsibilities. 5) Experience with non-profit organizations. In addition, the applicant must possess skills, knowledge and experience in either the political, social or technical arena of sustainable agriculture. 6) Ability to hire and manage office staff. Managerial skills strongly preferred. 7) Master's degree or equivalent in agriculture and/or education or related area preferred. Bachelor's required. Five years experience in project management and/or leadership.
Salary and Benefits: Salary range is 35,000 to 40,000 full time annually, based on experience and qualifications. Benefits package available.
Application Deadline: Applications must be received by July 21, 1998
To Apply: Send letter of application, resume, summary of career goals, sample of written work and a list of three references to: Diana Friedman-FH-CASA Project Coordinator 1103 HJ Patterson Hall University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742
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