Outreach Coordinator Position for Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman Film Documentary

RANCHER, FARMER, FISHERMAN is a powerful documentary that weaves together the stories of a Montana rancher, two Kansas farmers, and a handful of Gulf of Mexico fishermen who feed the world while stewarding the land and water they work. Four individuals are being recruited to help implement the social impact campaign for this film, which includes four screening events and grassroots outreach to build viewership for the broadcast. Two-month position begins June 26, 2017.

Based on a book by Miriam Horn, the film is a tribute to the unsung conservation heroes of America’s heartland, whose stewardship comes from a sense of moral responsibility to the past and to future generations. It is set to air on Discovery Channel August 2017, after screening at film festivals around the country.

Outreach coordinators will help plan screening events, conduct outreach to build audiences, and provide research assistance to identify organizations and individuals in the agriculture, conservation, and environmental science sectors (among others), who might help drive tune-in to the broadcast.

Title: OUTREACH COORDINATOR – Grad student position

Type: Full-time/Part-time, June 26th – August 25th, 2017

Education: Current Graduate Student in Environmental or Agricultural Sciences, Communications, or other

Experience: 1+ years experience preferred, working in agriculture, as an organizer or campaign staffer, or event coordinator, or related

Locations: 4 positions available: Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana

Core responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating logistics for a screening event, including: visiting potential venues; liaising with venue staff on practical considerations, including A/V requirements and room-set up
  • Reaching out to recruit organizations (e.g. state farm bureaus and agriculture companies) and individuals (e.g. ranchers and agriculture faculty) to build an audience for screening event
  • Overseeing distribution of state screening event invitation and managing RSVP list
  • Researching target audiences (e.g. national agriculture and conservation organizations)
  • Representing campaign managers in meetings and calls related to state screening event

 Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science with strong academic record
  • Ideally 1+ years of relevant experience, which may include internships in a business or nonprofit enterprise, involving agriculture, conservation, organizing, event production, communications, or related
  • Passion for intersection of conservation and agriculture
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and teamwork skills, including multi-tasking and meeting deadlines
  • A self-starter with strong attention to follow-up, comfortable reaching out to new contacts

Compensation: Stipend available for up to 2 months

To Apply: Interested parties should submit to info@prosocialconsulting.com: (1) Cover letter,

outlining both the interest in and suitability for this position; and (2) Resume.

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