District of Columbia
Ideal candidate is a skilled mid-level coordinator looking to work on a small team in a fast-paced work environment. He or she would be interested in grants, agriculture, food safety, or membership-based organizations. The coordinator’s responsibilities divide into two areas serving the Local Food Safety Collaborative, a Federal grant designed to assist produce farmers. First, administration and programmatic assistance, including the management of 15+ subrecipients, management of a conference calendar, drafting reports for the Federal government, as well as agendas and notetaking for meetings. Coordinator will also have communications responsibilities that consist of managing a WordPress website and the social media for the grant. In addition, the coordinator will develop and execute a blog calendar for the project including the writing, editing, and proofreading of blogs. Limited travel responsibilities available dependent on employee’s skill level.
· Work with Director to monitor a large number of subrecipients on the grant including regular check-in calls.
· Review subrecipient reports and work, asking questions, providing assistance, and sharing feedback in order to draft initial reports for the Federal government both quarterly and annually.
· Develop and manage a variety of trackers for the grant including: reports, conferences, and project deliverables.
· Work with team and subrecipients to apply for workshops at conferences and events related to the project.
· Develop agendas, provide knowledge capture, and share finalized professional notes for a variety of regular meetings that will include subrecipients, the Federal government, and respected industry.
· Administratively support project via expense and invoice submission.
· Update and manage website ensuring resources are kept up to date, all events are listed, and blogs are posted.
· Develop and manage a blog calendar, writing blogs and also assigning blogs to team, interns, and subrecipients.
· Manage Facebook and Twitter to share information with target audience and promote subrecipient activities.
· Design outreach materials for the grant or subrecipients on an as needed basis.
NOTE: The responsibilities listed are not all-inclusive. Responsibilities may include other duties as assigned.
· 3+ years of professional work experience in grants management, administrative assistance, or communications
- Independent multi-tasker with ability to work under pressure
· Strong organization and attention to detail
· Strong writing skills and ability to adapt writing to different audiences
· Experience with Facebook, Twitter, and WordPress on a professional level
· Minimum Bachelor’s Degree, preferred communications, biology, political science, and/or agriculture related majors
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefit package includes paid health, dental, and vision insurances, paid vacation and holidays, and a generous 401k retirement plan.
Minimum Education Required