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7367 360th Ave. Waseca, MN 56093 507-835-2052

Farm America

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Program & Communications Assistant

Farmamerica is looking for a part-time Program & Communications Assistant.

Position offers relatively flexible hours and ability to occasionally work from home. Hours vary by season, typically 25 hrs/week, April - October and fewer during the winter months. 
$16,000/year. (Oct 1, 2017 - Sept 30, 2018--Annual Contract)

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement agriculture education programs, including day camps, community education courses, site tours, and other outreach programs

  • Present agriculture education information in classrooms and on-site

  • Be the main tour guide of historic farm sites during hours of operations at Farmamerica, as requested

  • Organize fundraising events with Executive Director assistance

  • Assist in the creation of promotional materials

  • Assist with social media and press release writing

  • Help coordinate and train volunteers

  • Research and write grant proposals

  • Assist with community outreach


Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree and a basic understanding of Minnesota agriculture. One-three years of related experience, preferably in agriculture, education, communication or marketing. Ability to work a flexible schedule. Ability to communicate and work with all age groups, especially youth.

Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Publisher, and Excel. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Illustrator a plus, but not required.

Position reports directly to Executive Director.

Send cover letter and resume to jrollins@farmamerica.org