The Manitoba Organic Alliance (MOA) is a not-for profit alliance which represents organic farmers, organizations and businesses in Manitoba and lobbies on their behalf. The coordinator position is a half-time contract for 6 months for $12,000. Successful completion of this contract may lead to a full-time employment position, based on fundraising success.
The purpose of this position is to:
Build MOA presence and capacity
Create stronger recognition of organics in Manitoba
Support the MOA Board in updating and implementing MOA’s strategic plan
Develop and submit reports and grants, with a focus on new opportunities for collaboration
Organize an Annual meeting
Use communications and outreach to build fundraising opportunities
Update MOA’s strategic plan
Develop and submit press releases for MOA activities
Network with MOA partner organizations
Engage with potential sponsors, follow up to secure funds and deliver sponsorship benefits
Promote and organize an annual general meeting
Participate in monthly MOA Board Meetings
Administration of materials to support grant applications and report on grants received.
Attend and support board meetings
Support the publication of a monthly newsletter
Add new contacts to database, coordinating with other organizations and events.
Coordinate with MOA bookkeeper to ensure that expenses and receipts are recorded, and financial affairs are in order
Qualifications and assets:
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
- Ability to think independently and strategically
- Marketing and public relations interest
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Knowledge of modern networking tools
- Knowledge of the Organic Agricultural sector is required
- Knowledge in not-for-profit management is required
If you are interested in the Manitoba Organic Alliance Coordinator position, please submit your Proposal for Services by e-mail to kate.m.storey@ gmail.com. Include a cover letter telling us when you can start and a succinct, one-page account of how to best build partnerships across a large and diverse sector.
Contract will be subject to terms agreed upon between the candidate and the Board.
Job Types: Part-time, Contract
Salary: $2,000.00 /month