Sustainability Program Aide - Food Polic...

City of Minneapolis - Minneapolis, MN

Support planning, scheduling and implementing program activities and events
Assist with development and drafting of meeting materials and minutes
Maintain and draft updates for the Homegrown Minneapolis website
Draft monthly e-newsletters
Support social media and other program communications
Assist with primary and secondary research, including drafting surveys and analyzing collected data, analysis of potential policies, metrics and other related data for Homegrown Minneapolis programs
Prepare and make presentations for the program
Support community outreach, engagement and communication with program partners and community members
Provide staff support for clerical services for the program
Other duties as assigned

Working Conditions: Office setting and regular attendance of meetings and events in the community, sometimes outside of traditional working hours. Availability for occasional nights and weekends, including monthly weeknight advisory committee meetings is necessary.
Required Qualifications: Education: High School Diploma or an equivalent

Experience: Two years experience performing duties similar to those described above. May use advanced education, volunteer positions, previous internships and school projects as equivalency for professional work experience.

Cover letter and Resume: You must attach a cover letter and updated resume to your application. Without these documents, the application may be deemed as incomplete and will not be considered further.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Required skills:
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Strong writing and communication skills
Interest in policy
Experience with concept of racial equity
Ability to navigate complex systems and communicate with various audiences
Familiarity with climate change, local food systems, urban sustainability and/or environmental justice issues

Preferred skills:
Experience and aptitude with Survey Monkey or Google Forms; web content management systems (WCMS) and/or e-newsletter software; ArcGIS (preferred) or other mapping tools; Tableau or other data visualization software
Comfort and aptitude with public speaking
Experience with community engagement/meeting facilitation
Ability to conduct independent analysis and research
Post-secondary education in public health, economic development, ecology, natural resources, urban planning, public policy or related fields (started or completed)