Women for the Land Outreach Coordinator (Belmont)


: $57,755.00 - $91,730.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

The Women for the Land Outreach Coordinator (WFLOC) will help advance AFTs programs across the country, with an emphasis on supporting extension and outreach, including planning, evaluation, and tracking of regional learning circles and their impacts. The work will primarily focus on our grant-funded learning circle efforts in the Pacific Northwest, California, the Midwest, and New England. Major initiatives underway are implementing listening sessions and learning circles in new regions, as well as work being done to streamline our evaluation, tracking, and assessment of the impacts of our programming in meeting conservation, climate resilience and farmland preservation goals. Specific duties include:

  • Help advance our learning circle programming within strategic regions of interest: supporting logistics, outreach, promotion and enrollment of women landowners who want to participate in our programs.
  • Assist the WFL Director with analysis of social science data, primarily evaluation data concerning historic work we have done, as well as future work we will do, tracking the impacts of our programmatic interventions. Specific needs include maintenance of mailing lists and contact databases; analysis of participant data (attendance at AFT events); preparation, analysis and summation of post-event evaluations; follow-up in-depth interviews with women landowners who have participated in our programs; and using data to prepare outreach targeted to specific audiences to advance WFL goals.
  • Support outreach for the initiative via creative content developed for social media and other media communication efforts to recruit new women participants for learning circles and to make important relationships with partners.
  • Assist with creating and writing press releases, press advisories, and online and digital content to promote learning circles and share updates about the impacts of our programming.
  • Aid in coordinating events, including field days, workshops, and conservation learning circles across target regions in CA, PNW, New England and the Midwest, in partnership with regional staff.
  • Help to deliver WFL program content, promoting the program at relevant conferences, responding to email inquiries, help developing content for a national newsletter.
  • Other tasks as assigned.
  • Requirements

    The WFL Outreach Coordinator must be entrepreneurial and a capable problem solver. S/he must be highly motivated with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently or in a small office environment. Creativity and strong interpersonal communication skills are essential. A mixture of experience in the agricultural and conservation sectors is preferred. Other desired qualifications include:

  • A BA or BS degree and a minimum of 3 years of related work experience in project coordination, communications, evaluation work, extension and outreach efforts, agriculture, land conservation, gender studies, social sciences, or related fields. An advanced degree in one or more of the disciplines noted may substitute for two years of work experience.
  • Facility with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint is essential.
  • Data management and experience with database management programs, such as Microsoft Access.
  • Experience and proficiency with a range of online social media platforms as well as social media strategy and research are beneficial.
  • Strong writing, public relations, presentation, and verbal communication skills are highly valuable.
  • Experience coordinating logistics for events, community outreach or adult education and extension.
  • Must be detail-orientated with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Photography, Videography and Photoshop experience is beneficial.
  • Must be able to work productively with people at all organizational levels.
  • Experience working with women and/or other underserved communities in the agriculture and food system is preferred.
  • Compensation

    American Farmland Trust pays salaries that are competitive with nonprofits of our budget size and offers meaningful vacation, medical, retirement, and other benefits.

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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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