Job Posting 83764

Program Coordinator
Manitoba Organic Alliance
Work From Home - Manitoba
Remote with some travel required.
closes in 4 days (Fri, 27 May)
full time - temp / contract  •  $42,000

The Manitoba Organic Alliance is seeking a Program Coordinator to assist with managing its programs, events and coordinating its activities.

 

The Manitoba Organic Alliance (MOA) is a non-profit organization, representing all organic entities in Manitoba. MOA’s aim is to represent, promote and grow Manitoba’s organic sector through knowledge sharing, advocacy, and market development. Our vision is for a strong, resilient, and united organic sector based on the foundational principles of organic agriculture – health, ecology, fairness and care.

 

Send queries or your resume and a cover letter to: HR@manitobaorganicalliance.com

 

Hours: full-time for one year.

Start date: June 2022

Salary: $42,000

Reports to: Executive Director

Location: Working from home; some travel may be required.

 

Application Deadline: 27 May 2022

 

Tasks

Fundraising

Support the Manitoba Organic Alliance’s fundraising efforts through securing private donations and sponsorships and assisting the Executive Director in grant applications.

Events Planning and Programming

Coordinate of grant-funded programs, including the agronomy/cost-share program and the Farm Resilience Mentorship (FaRM) Program.

Coordinate and manage logistics for MOA events, including farm tours, FaRM training sessions, extension events, Ag Days workshops, etc.

Promote MOA events through social media, newsletters, and partner organizations.

Prepare materials and attend in-person events and provide event management assistance.

Assist with production of Grain on the Brain podcast.

Provide support where needed for the Organic Marketplace platform development.

Administration

Work with MOA’s board of directors and its committees for project administration and management and provide support where needed.

Edit and assist with grant applications. Maintain grant documentation and assist with reporting requirements.

Create and maintain relevant databases.

Provide administrative support to the Manitoba Organic Development Committee in the management of the Manitoba Organic Grain check-off.

Communications 

Act as member liaison and communicate with MOA’s members.

Act as donor/sponsor liaison and contact potential sponsors, send annual thank-you notes, etc.

Prepare monthly newsletter.

Update MOA’s website with events/other information.

 

Education and Skills

College or undergraduate degree/diploma.

Proficient in oral and written English language.

Reliable internet connection and cell phone.

Located in Manitoba.

Proficient in word processing and spreadsheet use, and comfortable using Google Drive.

A positive disposition, an eagerness to learn, a strong attention to detail, and a willingness to take ownership of tasks both big and small.

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills as needed to draft and review professional correspondence, manage telephone calls, and greet event attendees and speakers.

An asset would be proficiency in WordPress.

Knowledge of or a passion for organic agriculture.

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