The Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO) is seeking a strong communicator with a keen attention to detail, to join the staff team as Communications & Government Relations Manager. For over 40 years, EFAO has helped farmers build resilient ecological farms and grow a strong knowledge sharing community through farmer-led education, research and community building. Momentum and support is growing for ecological and regenerative agriculture, and this new position with EFAO is critical for communicating the stories and work of ecological farmers, as we strive to bring about systemic change.
Reporting to EFAO’s Executive Director, the Communications & Government Relations Manager is responsible for managing communications and outreach activities for the organization and for acting as the EFAO staff liaison for Farmers for Climate Solutions, a national alliance of farmer organizations and supporters who believe that agriculture must be part of the solution to climate change.
Position: Communications & Government Relations Manager
Location: Guelph, Ontario or option to work remotely from home office
Employment type: 30 hours/week
Start date: November 9, 2020 (flexible)
Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension
Salary: $40,000 – $48,000/year, depending on qualifications and experience
Please apply by sending a cover letter and resume or CV (in one PDF document) to Ali English at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 4, 2020.
EFAO is working to foster a culture of inclusion within the organization. EFAO strongly encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Sep 16 2020 ID: 57510