The non-profit Tucson City of Gastronomy (TCOG), Inc. manages the UNESCO City of Gastronomy designation of metro Tucson and its southern Arizona food shed. With its mission of “Growing a sustainable desert community by supporting our creative food cultures” within the framework of UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network, the work of TCOG is related to the diverse topics of local food systems, food security, food justice, culinary tourism, economic development, sustainability, heritage conservation, urban planning, and international exchanges and collaborations.
To support this work, TCOG is currently looking for a part-time consultant to provide assistance. Required skills include experience working for non-profits; administrative organization; using social media for marketing and community outreach; grant writing; preparation of presentations; and public speaking. Preferred additional skills include experience with fundraising and event planning, methods and tools for research and data collection/analysis, and managing staff and/or interns. The consultant will supervise up to three interns from the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences beginning in the spring of 2018. The support role is initially part-time, averaging 10-20 hours per week, but may increase as the organization builds budget capacity. This position begins in the fall of 2017.
Priority tasks will include:
Additional tasks may include:
Compensation will start at the base rate of $25/hr, and this may be supplemented by grant funding obtained.
The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin October 4th, 2017.
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, resume, and names and contact information of three references to Jonathan Mabry at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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