CASFS hiring Editor and Communications Specialist

February 19, 2019

After more than 30 years of amazing service at CASFS, Martha Brown is retiring in June. We are now looking to hire someone new to write and edit our publications, manage our website, and handle other communications and media responsibilities. We hope to hire a new Editor and Communications Specialist who can overlap with Martha this spring and then take the ropes in July.

Here is a brief description of the job:

Under general direction of the Executive Director, this position serves as principal editor and communications director for the UCSC Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (the Center). Develops Center communications plans incorporating sustainable agriculture and food systems topics, including horticultural and agronomic techniques, and environmental and social issues as they relate to sustainable agriculture. This position manages a comprehensive communications programs, including written, visual, digital, and electronic communications, and serves as art director to develop and coordinate design, production and distribution of center communications.This position also serves as a source for and link to the UCSC press representatives and local media, and helps develop and coordinate public outreach activities, including community events. Requires strong writing and editing skills; experience in print and digital media, including website management; experience in dealing with press communications; knowledge of desktop publishing software. A knowledge of sustainable agriculture is preferred.

The full description is posted on (job number: 1908589) Initial review date for applications is 3/10/19