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Ecoagriculture - Position Announcement: Partnership Coordinator

A centerpiece of EcoAgriculture's work is to facilitate and co-lead the Landscapes for People, Food, and Nature Initiative (LPFN), a collaborative effort with more than 60 partner organizations to advance and scale-up integrated, multi-stakeholder agricultural landscape approaches worldwide. The Initiative develops and communicates the evidence base for such approaches, fosters cross-sectoral dialogue, and implements a global collaborative action agenda.EcoAgriculture seeks to hire a Partnership Coordinator to join our committed team in our Washington, D.C. headquarters as soon as possible. Responsibilities will include coordinating communications with international partners, organizing planning meetings and workshops, and supporting strategic collaborative activities, among many others. The position could be structured for 50-100% time and will require occasional national and international travel.The Partnership Coordinator will assist the President/CEO of EcoAgriculture to:
  • Coordinate communications with international partners in the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature initiative (LPFN)
  • Organize planning meetings and workshops with LPFN Co-Organizers and Strategic Partners;
  • Support development and implementation of strategic collaborative activities with LPFN partners;
  • Track organizational partnerships;
  • Coordinate work planning and budgeting process of LPFN projects and programs and coordination across LPFN Working Groups;
  • Track and prepare progress reports, and maintain project files;
  • Oversee updating of LPFN website, blog and publications;
  • Undertake other program and organizational tasks as needed. 
Required skills and experience:
  • Master’s degree in field relevant to integrated landscape management (e.g., agriculture, conservation, planning, food systems, policy, development);
  • Passion for the mission of EcoAgriculture Partners;
  • Education or experience relevant to integrated landscape management;
  • Experience in partnership management and network support;
  • Excellent English writing and editing skills;
  • Highly organized, with attention to detail;
  • Experience and competence working in diverse teams;
  • Proactive, flexible and creative;
  • Excellent inter-personal and communications skills;
  • At least five years of relevant professional experience;
  • Experienced with computer programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and others;
  • U.S. citizen or legal resident of the United States with work permit. 
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 “Partnership Coordinator - [your name]” to Heather O’Neil at hmoneil@ecoagriculture.org.Evaluation of applications will begin April 23 and continue until the position is filled. EcoAgriculture Partners can only consider applicants with the legal right to work in the United States. 
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