Position Available: Outreach and Community Health Coordinator

By April 9, 2019News

Position Available: Outreach and Community Health Coordinator

32-40 hours per week

The New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association (NMFMA) is a non-profit educational organization founded in 1994 that is dedicated to strengthening the local food system by supporting agriculture producers and cultivating strong networks for a healthier New Mexico. We envision a food system where farmers earn a fair price for their products, and where fresh, healthy, culturally appropriate food is available and affordable for everyone.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Outreach and Community Health Coordinatoris a key member of the NMFMA’s team. A significant portion of the job is administrative, but there is room for creative thinking, problem solving, and field work in communities across the state. The successful candidate will work with a diverse group of external partners as well as provide key internal support. The ideal candidate will be bilingual and enjoy utilizing technology tools for outreach; coordinating communications projects, organizing trainings and events; connecting with and educating community groups; and working within a vibrant non-profit environment.

REPORTS TO: Engagement Director

RESPONSIBILITIESThe job may include, but is not limited to, the following activities:

  1. Communications
  • Coordinate the NMFMA’s new “EatHealthyNM” texting platform
  • Assist with Facebook, Instagram, and website content management
  • If bilingual, translate out-going communications (social media posts, text messages, etc.)
  1. Outreach and Training
  • Coordinate and deliver nutrition education trainings with health clinics and community partners
  • Coordinate farmer trainings and other events
  • Provide outreach at community events
  1. General Program Support
  • Assist with coordinating the NMFMA’s Annual Conference
  • Support the Double Up Food Bucks program manager with partner outreach
  • Support various health clinic promotional programs

QUALITIES WE’RE LOOKING FOR INCLUDE:

  • Commitment to the NMFMA’s mission, vision, and values
  • A self-starter comfortable working in a team environment
  • Highly organized with excellent record-keeping skills
  • Knowledge/comfort with technology platforms, including social media & websites
  • Excellent written and public speaking skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Experience with agriculture, food systems, non-profit, or other training programs
  • Ability to travel in New Mexico for trainings and workshops
  • Bilingual in Spanish (verbal and written) a huge plus

SALARY RANGE AND BENEFITS:

$16 – $22/hour   Health insurance, generous vacation, paid holiday, and more

HOW TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume to: questions@farmersmarketsnm.orgwith “Outreach and Community Health” in the subject line. 

DEADLINE: Open until filled

 

 

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