Apply Now: Two New Job Opportunities with NYFC


The National Young Farmers Coalition represents, mobilizes and engages young farmers to ensure their success. We’re hiring for two positions: a policy analyst and communications coordinator, ideally to work from our Hudson, NY office.

Details are below, or view all NYFC openings on the Opportunities Page!

NYFC staff meetingPOLICY ANALYST

The National Young Farmers Coalition seeks a full-time Policy Analyst to direct the coalition’s federal and state policy agendas, as well as coordinate relevant national campaigns.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and refine NYFC’s national policy agenda, focused on government regulations, subsidized loans, government grants, technical assistance, and tax incentives to help new and organic farmers succeed
  • Work in coalition on relevant policy with sustainable agriculture groups nationwide
  • Communicate NYFC’s policy work to a young farmer audience through NYFC’s blog, reports and at conferences and farmer gatherings
  • Coordinate action on policy agenda with NYFC’s chapter groups and members, including email actions, rallies and in-person meetings
  • Educate elected officials on the needs of the next generation of growers and opportunities to help

Details:
Download full job description for position details and qualifications.

How to Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to emily[at]youngfarmers[dot]org by April 2, 2014. References on request. No calls, please.

 

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

The National Young Farmers Coalition seeks a part-time Communications Coordinator to lead NYFC’s press work, blog and email communications.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Elevate NYFC’s national visibility through the development and execution of a communications strategy, including regular press releases, story pitches and responses to press inquiries
  • Write regular blog posts on NYFC’s work and relevant issues at youngfarmers.org
  • Post for NYFC on social media outlets
  • Edit all email communications
  • Assist in drafting bi-annual fundraising appeals and campaigns
  • Archive NYFC’s press clippings and media
  • In 2014, work with media firm on national media pitches on land access

Details:
Download job description for position details and qualifications.

How to Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to emily[at]youngfarmers[dot]org by April 2, 2014. References on request. No calls, please.

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