Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Founded in 1972, IFOAM – Organics International works as an agent of change, advocating for true sustainability in agriculture, value chains, and consumption. We are an international non-profit organization with a membership base that spans around 100 countries, and promote a holistic approach to food systems based on the principles of health, ecology, fairness, and care.
It’s an exciting time to join our team! We are growing and in transition, and are looking to strengthen our organization in the implementation of organic agriculture development projects across different countries. To this end we are looking for a Junior Coordinator to become part of the Capacity Development team and support this transition.
The Capacity Development Department, as termed in our organizational strategy, sits alongside three other departments – Policy & Guarantee, Governance and Communications – and aims to increase the uptake of sustainable agriculture by building capacity and sharing experiences with a wide range of stakeholders.
We are looking for a person who has already gained some experience in an international organization and looks forward to develop personally and professionally. The position offers you the opportunity to learn about the global organic sector and grow your skills to eventually develop within IFOAM.
As Junior Coordinator, you will provide support for the entire department in various organizational and administrative tasks that include the organization of meetings and events, collecting and preparing departmental information that feeds into the overall organization’s work, ensuring that the website is constantly updated and maintaining the database. You will be also assisting with the smooth execution of our specialized courses around the world conducted by the IFOAM Academy. We expect that you will contribute to a positive working environment. You will join a culturally diverse 30-member team at our office in Bonn, Germany. Your departmental team consists of 9 persons, each of them bringing in their expertise into their respective work areas. Additionally, you will be regularly collaborating with other departments within IFOAM – Organics International. You will directly report to the Head of Capacity Development. **
As Junior Coordinator of the Capacity Development Department, you will:
Skills, Experience and Qualifications