Slow Food Nation - Agrarian Participatory Arts Coordinator
March 27, 2008 7:23 AM


The Agrarian Arts position is focused on building a new program within Slow Food Nation by engaging ethnic communities, nonprofits and folklore organizations in celebrating and preserving our agricultural traditions.

The Agrarian Participatory Arts Coordinator will develop a strategy that best meet the needs of the program and will work closely with the Justice Director as the content areas of justice and immigrant agricultural communities are an overlapping focal point of Slow Food Nation's Justice Agenda..


Strong interest in the intersection of gastronomy, agriculture and the arts; experience in the nonprofit community and with agrarian or folk arts. Ability to disseminate information, record concepts, take minutes, and coordinate the multitude of ideas and work schedules of many individuals. Must be able to multi task, and work under pressure. Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Power point programs.

REPORTS TO: Justice Director
WORK AREA: SFN office and special events locations
HOURS OF WORK: Full-time, with benefits, ability to attend evening and weekend special events, meetings, and seminars.


1.. Build collaborative relationships to reach out to groups working in the fields of folk art and music.
2.. Generate a list of organizations to be included in the development process of the Agrarians Arts program.
3.. Build opportunities for Bay Area ethnic groups related to agriculture to engage in Slow Food Nation and Slow Food convivia events.
4.. Organize performances that bring together new immigrant and cultural groups.
5.. Engage the agricultural populations of Mayans, Hmong, Native Americans, African Americans, Japanese Americans and other immigrant groups to share and celebrate their rich agriculture-based performance art at Slow Food Nation.
6.. Working in collaboration with the Slow Food Nation team to design, coordinate and implement the Agrarian Arts programming for Slow Food Nation.
7.. Record information, and disseminate same.
8.. Maintain complete records, and have information readily available for each stakeholder.

Works at the corporate office in a well-ventilated and properly lit office. Extensive typing and manual entries required. Must be able to sit for long periods of time. Occasional travel required. May be required to lift up to 40 lbs. Subject to frequent interruptions. Must be able to multi-task, and handle stress.

Ability to follow oral and written directions. Must be flexible, creative. Excellent organizational and planning skills. Strong administrative, interpersonal and communications skills.

Ability to write business correspondence, reports and applications. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups and individuals.

Slow Food Nation is committed to the implementation of an Affirmative Action Policy and the Americans with Disability Policy in its recruitment selection and placement of all personnel and is an Equal Opportunity Employer

payscale: inquire
job type: contract
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