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The Policy Program Manager will lead SAFSF’s public policy work, which includes coordinating state and national policy programming related to the farm bill and other food and agriculture topics and representing the network to policymakers and to the media. The position involves considerable leadership responsibilities as well as administrative duties, with continuing opportunities for professional growth and education with regard to philanthropy, agriculture, and food systems issues. Working in tandem with the other members of our program staff, s/he will report to the Program and Operations Director.
We are working on an accelerated timeline. Applications must be received by 5 pm PDT on Wednesday, April 25. In an ideal world, the new hire’s start date will coincide with the 2018 SAFSF Forum, which will be held on June 19-21 in Spokane, Washington.
Salary range is $70K-$75K, depending on experience. Suite of excellent benefits. Location for this position is negotiable.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are due by Wednesday, April 25 at 5 pm PDT. Please apply online at https://formstack.io/39255. You will be asked to submit a single PDF file containing 1) one-page cover letter; 2) resume or CV; and 3) short writing sample (1-2 pages)*.
*Writing sample should demonstrate ability to synthesize information. Examples might include a short policy briefing, meeting update, or report to a standing committee or Board of Directors.
SAFSF is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding, and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.