Position: Marketing and Education Manager
Organization: The Organic Council of Ontario
Location: anywhere in Ontario, remote work. Preference for Guelph or the GTA, Ontario
Eligibility: 30 or younger
Hours: 30-40 hours a week
Contract: 6-12 month contract with possible extension pending funding
Salary Range: $40,000 to $50,000 pro-rated
Benefits: OCO compensates staff for personal device use, internet and other small office expenses pending approval. After 6 months, staff may be offered a health savings plan.
Are you a climate solutions enthusiast with an eye for design?
Do you love food and farming or want to get to know Ontario's organic farmers better?
Do you come up with puns and catch phrases in your spare time?
Are you a people-person with digital skills?
If so, then this job is for you.
About the Job:
OCO recently received a grant to support a farmer-facing information campaign that promotes climate-friendly farming practices that are evidence-based. The campaign will employ both traditional and digital media channels, with an emphasis on video, podcasts, webinars, and social media outreach. Critical to this campaign will be the development of Key Performance Indicators to evaluate success.
In addition to this campaign, the Marketing and Education Manager will support the roll-out of online farmer training workshops and webinars in partnership with a national program to improve organic production as well as support the on-going development of new communications strategies and education resources.
Marketing Research and Evaluation
Partnership Development and Management:
Campaign and Communications Strategy:
Skills and Knowledge
The Ideal Candidate has:
About the Organic Council of Ontario:
The Organic Council of Ontario (OCO) is the Voice for Organics in Ontario. We are the only full value chain association operating at the provincial level. OCO represents over 1,300 certified organic operators, as well as the businesses, organizations, and individuals that bring food from farm to plate. OCO works to catalyze sector growth, support research, improve training, increase data collection, encourage market development, protect the integrity of organic claims, and inform the public of the benefits and requirements of organic agriculture.
OCO is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion. OCO actively encourages applications from those who experience barriers to equity such as BIPOC and LGBTQ2S+ people. We invite you to inform us should you have any accessibility or accommodation needs.
Please submit your resume and a cover letter in one PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 27th at 5pm. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 15 2021 ID: 60033