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Now Hiring: Communications and Government Affairs Roles

Updated: Feb 5

WASHINGTON, D.C. (JAN. 29, 2024) Farm Journal Foundation is hiring for two positions on its Communications and Government Affairs teams.

  • Communications and Events Manager: This role will be responsible for developing the strategy for Foundation events and speaking engagements at external conferences. This position will explore potential branding and partnership opportunities with outside organizations, and support messaging, logistics, and execution of various in-house events, such as research paper launches, in-state events with members of Congress, and industry and international events such as COP28 and the World Food Prize. Read the Full Job Description.


  • Government Affairs Manager: This role will support and coordinate legislative strategy planning and execution related to the Foundation's U.S. government-facing policy and advocacy priorities. Work will include organizing and supporting meetings and engagements with the U.S. government and other external partners, assisting with developing and executing events, attending external meetings and/or events on behalf of the Foundation as appropriate, and ensuring advocacy efforts are run efficiently and effectively. This role will also provide monitoring and analysis of key policy issues and activities related to Foundation priorities, including conservation, and ensure that advocacy measurement, evaluation, and learning systems are effectively in place on behalf of the team. Read the Full Job Description.

Click the links below to find out more information. Applications for the Communications role should be addressed to Whitney McFerron, Vice President of Communications, at Applications for the Government Affairs role should be addressed to Kelsey Barnes, Director of Government Affairs, at Please include a cover letter and resume with your application. Please submit applications by the end of February 2024.

Communications and Events Manager - FJF - 2024
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Government Affairs Manager - FJF - 2024
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About Farm Journal Foundation

Farm Journal Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to achieving global food security by sustaining modern agriculture’s leadership role and ability to meet the vital needs of a growing population. The organization works to advance this mission through key issue areas, including global food and nutrition security, agricultural research and innovation, rural development, and conservation and sustainability. To learn more, visit


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