Employment



Full Time Positions


Government Relations Representative - The Government Relations Representative is responsible for researching, disseminating information and lobbying on behalf of NFU policy issues.

Read more on the position accountabilities, qualifications and application here.

Application period closes October 7, 2016.

Communications Coordinator - The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for creating and distributing a wide variety of written and visual elements including publications, digital media content, news releases, talking points, charts, and presentations. He or she will work with the Communications Director to target key audiences and expand the reach of NFU’s external communications.

Read more on the position accountabilities, qualifications and application here.

Application period closes October 21, 2016.

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Project Coordinator - The FSMA Project Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the programmatic aspects of the FSMA Local Foods Project at National Farmers Union Foundation, including serving as liaison with partner organizations; assisting in preparation of project proposals, schedules and budget; and monitoring and tracking progress. The Coordinator will have technical expertise on either the legal components of FSMA and/or on other aspects of food safety. The Coordinator will assist in the drafting of resource materials. The position is full-time and the preferred location is in Washington DC. Some domestic travel will be required.

Read more on the position accountabilities, qualifications and application here.

Internships


Communications Intern - The NFU Communications Internship is a great opportunity for those interested in advocacy work, strategic communications, and agriculture. The program is a well-rounded learning experience in how to maintain relationships with members of the media, write for various types of traditional and new media, manage social media platforms, and plan, execute and cover organization events. Plus, you'll be doing it all in the nation's capital, attending NFU events, and briefings and press conferences on Capitol Hill!

NFU is now accepting applications for the spring 2017 session. Interested applicants can apply by sending an email to ajerome@nfudc.org with a cover letter and resume. Please include "Communications Internship" in the subject line of the email.

Read more on the communications internship program here.