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EcoAgriculture Partners is hiring a Program and Development Associate to join our committed team as soon as possible. The Associate will conduct activities for both the 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People (1000L) initiative as well as for EcoAgriculture Partners’ other programs. We seek to hire a highly motivated individual who has a balance of development and programmatic experience, has worked in multi-stakeholder environments, is creative, articulate, and has strong attention to detail. Excellent writing skills are essential as well as experience with Excel.
The successful candidate will be an effective team worker while simultaneously being adept at working independently to manage multiple, complex tasks. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits.
The Program and Development Associate will report to the President and CEO of EcoAgriculture Partners and 1000 Landscapes Coordinator and will work closely with the EcoAg and 1000L teams.
EcoAgriculture Partners is based in the Washington DC area but is a remote organization with staff based in different locations internationally. This is a remote position that requires availability from 9am to 5pm ET.
EcoAgriculture Partners is an international non-profit organization that strives to bring about a world where rural landscapes are managed to improve rural livelihoods, conserve native ecosystems, and sustainably produce food and fiber. The organization does so by providing training, research, policy solutions, and support to farmers, communities, and organizations at the local, national and international levels. To learn more about EcoAgriculture Partners, please visit our website at www.ecoagriculture.org.
A centerpiece of EcoAg’s work is the 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People (1000L) Initiative– a ‘radical collaboration’ of partner organizations that aim to provide the tools and support Landscape Partnerships need to thrive and scale their efforts through integrated landscape approaches.
1000L is convened by EcoAgriculture Partners, and co-led with Rainforest Alliance, Commonland, Conservation International, the United Nations Development Programme, Landscape Finance Lab, and information technology leader Tech Matters. More than 20 other partners are sharing technical and financial expertise, and a dozen Landscape Partnerships are co-designing the initiative. Together, these organizations already engage with over 250 other Landscape Partnerships worldwide and are positioned to provide a strategic bridge with international and national programs championing Landscape Partnerships. See the website and flyer for more information.
The Associate’s work will be split between development and programmatic tasks. Approximately 50% of the Associate’s time will be spent supporting programmatic work for EcoAgriculture and the 1000L initiative by:
50% of the Associate’s time will be spent supporting development and Board support work for EcoAgriculture Partners and the 1000L initiative by:
Applicants must have the legal right to work in the United States.
Please send your curriculum vitae; a cover letter describing your background, experience, and interest in this position; two writing samples (maximum of five pages each); and names and contact information for three references in an e-mail message with subject line “Program and Development Associate” - [your name]” to Tom Derr, email@example.com by June 14th. Applications without all required materials will not be considered.