High Desert Food & Farm Alliance

Job Title: Social Media/Project Assistant
Closing Date: January 10, 2017
Contracted position: $16.00 per hour, Approximately 10 hours/week
Location: Central Oregon
Dates: Short-term contracted position, Feb-April.  Potential to have position extended based on funding availability.

Contracted Position Summary: High Desert Food and Farm Alliance is seeking a passionate and qualified individual to manage and coordinate HDFFA social media and public relations as well as support in the publication of the 2017 Food and Farm Directory. Assistant will work closely with HDFFA Food and Farm Director and Board Chair and organizational partners to refine and implement the social media strategy and align messaging with long-term organizational strategic objectives; elevate brand visibility; and increase community engagement.  They will also work with Food and Farm Director to assist with administrative activities and coordinate public relations efforts. This position is contracted and will require a home office.

Application deadline is Jan 10, 2017

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Social Media Management
    • Manage and create social media content for Facebook and Instagram
    • Maintain and share social media presence strategically through liking and sharing facebook posts within our network
    • Post membership information as needed weekly
  • Webpage Admin
    • Update website as necessary (several times/month) with content from the Director
    • Co-develop more user friendly directory pages
    • Manage online food events calendar
  • Newsletter
    • Contribute to creation of monthly newsletter content
    • Create monthly local food and farm related events section in newsletter
  • Food and Farm Directory, Administrative Support
    • Compile 2017 Food and Farm Directory partner database
    • Prepare 2017 Food and Farm Directory partner listings for publication


  • Self-reliant, creative, proactive and positive
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong understanding of social media marketing and design best practices
  • Substantive experience across a variety of communications channels including print, digital, press and social media
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Desire to grow HDFFA’s network and deepen local food awareness
  • Passion for local food and community health education
  • Knowledge of Central Oregon community
  • Ability to balance multiple projects with limited supervision
  • Reliable transportation, computer and cell phone

Application deadline is Jan 10, 2017.

Please send this Social Media Application and resume (attached as a PDF with your name in the document title) to

For more information, email