National Farm to School Network
Maine Project Coordinator
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|Posted On:||Friday, 16th November 2018|
The Maine Farm to School Network (MFSN) is led by a Leadership Council of farm to school stakeholders whose mission is to build a communication and coordination infrastructure at the school and community level to support farm to school programs throughout Maine. The Project Coordinator will oversee implementation of the Network’s strategic plan priorities while advancing farm to school strategies and partnerships across the state of Maine with the goal of increasing procurement of Maine produced foods by schools, experiential agricultural education, and school gardens.
In collaboration with the MFSN team, this position will support the missions of HCCA and MFSN for outreach and farm to school initiatives including developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders, serve as the primary contact for MFSN, and work with the MFSN Leadership Council and partners on network development and strategy. The Project Coordinator will design outreach and publicity materials including regular e-newsletters and partner organization activities/events, and manage MFSN website content and social media accounts. This position will also provide general administrative and organizational support to MFSN including subcommittees and affiliated Maine Farm to Institution (MEFTI) Network. The Project Coordinator will facilitate meetings including developing agendas, coordinating logistics, etc.
Successful applicants will be a creative thinker, energetic, self-starter who enjoys new challenges and are able to function comfortably in a fast paced team environment or independently and relate well to co-workers, stakeholders, and the public. This position requires flexibility and the ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little direct supervision.
This position offers a career path to growth and development within the organization. MCD deeply values diversity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and collaboration.
To apply, please submit the following: A cover letter and resume, your salary expectations, two writing samples (may be a url link to blog, website content, etc.), three professional references
Applications should be sent to MCDCorpHR@mcd.org. Position is open until filled. Please ensure to send all of the requested information to be considered. No phone calls please.