Trust In Food, a fast-growth startup division of 145-year-old Farm Journal, seeks a creative, digitally-oriented to lead creation of Climate-Smart Ag Interactive Programming – a key new cornerstone of the rapidly expanding America’s Conservation Ag Movement (ACAM) public-private partnership.
This is a senior project management and content-creation role with heavy emphasis on client-facing discovery, ideation, storytelling, iterating/revising, publishing and monitoring of key performance metrics to engage a broad audience of farmers and ranchers in climate-smart ag resources for maximum social impact.
Must-have characteristics of this role include:
Now entering its third year, ACAM brings farmers, ranchers and the regenerative agriculture community together around the future of farming, by bringing profitable, planet-friendly farming practices into the mainstream. The program connects the dots, giving farmers a platform to share their journey, meet other farmers on the same path, and access the resources they need to undertake change. The Movement is organized by Trust In Food, a Farm Journal initiative, in partnership with the Farm Journal Foundation. Financial and technical support is provided by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and a growing collaboration of leading agribusinesses, food companies and nonprofit organizations including American Farmland Trust, Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Certis Biologicals, Corteva, Ducks Unlimited, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, National Association of Conservation Districts, National Corn Growers Association, National Pork Board, Nutrien and Nutrien Ag Solutions, Sanderson Farms, SIMPAS, The Nature Conservancy, United Sorghum Checkoff Program and Valent USA.
The Manager, Climate-Smart Ag Interactive Programming, will report to the Vice President, Trust In Food, with a dotted line to Director, ACAM, and Vice President, Editorial, Farm Journal Inc., and will have responsibility for managing all aspects of the Climate-Smart Ag Interactive Programming to be created for use by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in the five states where the program operates regionally. The manager will participate in regular internal and client-facing meetings to plan, ideate and create two Climate-Smart Ag Interactive Programming resources for each of the five states, for a total of 10 deliverables, each designed to meet the hyperlocal needs of producers in state/region.
The successful candidate will work across the Farm Journal organization and with its collaborators at the Farm Journal Foundation, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and coalition of ACAM partner organizations in the private sector to ideate, build and deliver successful Climate-Smart Ag Interactive Programming that helps farmers and ranchers understand, value and feel capable of taking action on climate-smart ag issues and other aligned topics.
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