American Farmland Trust is the only national organization that takes a holistic approach to agriculture, focusing on the land itself, the agricultural practices used on that land, and the farmers and ranchers who do the work. Since our founding in 1980, AFT has helped permanently protect over 6.5 million acres of agricultural lands, advanced environmentally-sound farming practices on millions of additional acres, and helped thousands of farm families make a go of it (primarily through programs that increase farm viability and/or enhance farmland access). Long a pioneering leader, AFT is now riding a new wave of growth, driven by agriculture’s most pressing needs and opportunities.
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Reporting to the Director of Institutional Partnerships, the Manager of Institutional Partnerships acts as a crucial member of the development team, supporting the goals and objectives for American Farmland Trust’s robust and ambitious IP efforts, specifically including securing grants/contributions from foundations, and government sources. The position is ideally based in AFT’s national headquarters in Washington, DC when the office reopens and preference given to candidates based in the region, but in the short-term, the position will be remote. Highly qualified and experienced candidates who wish to work remotely will be considered. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, and phones. Occasional work in the evenings or on weekends may be required to meet deadlines. For more information go to: www.farmland.org.
What You’ll Be Working On
As an integral part of the AFT Development team, the Manager of Institutional Partnerships, works closely with program colleagues, and provides grant-writing, research, and reporting support for the IP team and an assigned portfolio of AFT program areas.
The successful candidate will:
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