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  • Posted: Oct 12, 2022
    Deadline: Oct 14, 2022
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    The Rainforest Alliance is a growing network of people who are inspired and committed to working together to achieve our mission of conserving biodiversity and ensuring sustainable livelihoods. Through creative, pragmatic collaboration, we aim to rebalance the planet by building strong forests and healthy communities around the world.
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    Agriculture Officer

    Position summary:

    The Agriculture Officer will support the implementation of already defined strategic objectives of the Rainforest Alliance with respect to biodiversity conservation, Regenerative Agriculture, and Integrated Pest Management matters within the organization and specifically, within its programs and activities in close coordination with members of the Nature cluster. The Agriculture Officer will be part of the Themes team within the Advocacy & Themes department of Rainforest Alliance.


    Support the Nature team in the development and of sector and regional strategies across the organization:

    • Provide support to a wide range of projects on environmental/agricultural issues such as biodiversity conservation, deforestation, regenerative agriculture, IPM, etc.;
    • Support theme leads in the nature cluster with regional strategy, project development and implementation and developing technical capacity on priority themes;
    • Support in the development of M&E frameworks to facilitate the measurement of progress on environmental / agricultural topics;
    • Provide general support and guidance to staff and external audiences by providing prompt, informative communications to general queries on Environment themes;
    • Support in the development of tools, training and guidance material to be used for Training of Trainers, among other stakeholders; and
    • Closely coordinate development of internal and external communications and messaging on biodiversity, regenerative agriculture and integrated pest management together with Communications team, including webpage updates, blogs, press releases and social media outlets.

    Team administration / reporting / networking

    • Support general reporting on different agriculture and environmental topics.
    • Manage programmatic reporting (against workplan and project achievements);
    • Coordinate logistics for the team at international conferences, tradeshows, workshops, meetings and trainings;
    • Prepare, process and monitor payment requests, invoices and related materials;


    • First degree in Environmental Science, Tropical Agronomy, Natural Resource Management or related studies;
    • Minimum 2 years hands on experience in agriculture related work, preferably with experience in producing countries in the global south; Alternatively a recently graduated Masters on a related field of experience
    • Knowledge of certification programs in the context of agriculture issues and sustainability practices, would be an asset;
    • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills;
    • Fluency in verbal and written English required; Spanish, French or Portuguese are a plus;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact culturally, linguistically, and diplomatically with diverse internal and external individuals;
    • Initiative, self-motivated, resourceful, detail-oriented, dependability, strong attention to detail and ability to execute work independently and with initiative;
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and working knowledge on PowerPoint, and Outlook
    • Ability to travel approx. 10% per year, nationally and internationally.

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