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ED Applicants at Southern SAWG

Our Executive Director, Mr. Jim Lukens will be retiring soon and the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (Southern SAWG) Executive Director. The Board of Directors is initiating a search for excellent candidates for this key position in our organization. The Executive Director will be responsible for leading the organization in its work of empowering and inspiring farmers, individuals, and communities throughout the South to create a sustainable agriculture and food system.  Southern residence is required for the successful candidate.

For a full job description, please visit HERE.  SSAWG is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every current and prospective employee. Substantial efforts are made to seek out potential candidates among women, minority groups, and individuals with disabilities.

To apply: Send a resume, a substantive cover letter highlighting why you would be good for this position and this position would be good for you, three writing samples that demonstrate the ability to write for differing audiences and handle the content with differing levels of technical detail, and contact information for three professional references to Southern SAWG Board President Stephan Walker at stepwalkfarm@live.com. Contact at 870-575-7237 for questions.

Application deadline is July 31, 2013. Position start date is no later than April 1, 2014.