Contracted Report Writer

SFC is seeking a contracted Report Writer to craft a comprehensive report based on existing research and interviews on the topic "Land Access in Central Texas: Challenges and Opportunities."

Organization:

Founded in 1993, with roots dating back to 1975 as Austin Community Gardens, Sustainable Food Center (SFC) is involved in every step of our local, Central Texas, food system. Our mission is to transform the food system to nourish our health, land and livelihood.

Why work at SFC?

At SFC, we are passionate about our work and share a commitment to expanding access to locally grown food raised with integrity and care, for all members of our community. Join us if you are driven to build and create lasting change that supports people and the planet.

We’re on a journey

SFC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity on our staff and in our community. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels comfortable bringing their full, authentic selves to work. To that end, we have organized multiple all-staff trainings, created internal working groups that celebrate our diverse community, and integrated equity principles into every aspect of our work.

We uphold the following Core Values:

Integrity: We take pride in what we do and hold ourselves accountable to one another and the communities we serve by being transparent, following through on commitments, and communicating outcomes to all stakeholders.

Courage: We lead the way in transforming our food system by taking risks and implementing innovative approaches to achieve our vision. We embody a growth mindset and view setbacks as opportunities to learn and deepen our collaboration with others.

Equity: We are working every day to ensure the right of all people to access, grow, and consume nutritious and culturally relevant food. We acknowledge that our food system has been built on systems of oppression and prioritize serving marginalized communities and promoting inclusion through our work.

Community: We center the voices, priorities, and wellbeing of the communities we serve in our work. We elevate community member input by providing open channels for feedback and collaboration.

Job Description:

This is a contract position, compensated at $50-70/hour, based on experience and qualifications.

We are seeking a skilled report writer and editor to join our team on a contract basis. The project involves crafting a comprehensive report based on existing research and interviews on the topic "Land Access in Central Texas: Challenges and Opportunities." The ideal candidate will possess excellent writing and editing skills, with the ability to present complex information in a clear, concise, and academically rigorous manner.

Job Duties:

  • Review and synthesize existing research and interview data.
  • Write and edit a detailed report on "Land Access in Central Texas: Challenges and Opportunities."
  • Ensure the report is accessible, engaging, and meets academic standards.
  • Collaborate with our team to incorporate feedback and make necessary revisions.

You will also bring expertise and demonstrated capacity in:

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to quickly understand and interpret research data.
  • Experience in producing clear, concise, and academically rigorous reports.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

This is a contract position, compensated at $50-70/hour, based on experience and qualifications.

To Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit the following:

  • A brief cover letter outlining your experience and suitability for the project.
  • A resume or CV highlighting relevant experience.
  • Writing samples demonstrating your ability to synthesize and present research findings.
  • Contact information for two professional references.

Please submit your proposal by Monday, June 3, 2024 to Amy Gallo at agallo@sustainablefoodcenter.org.

We look forward to reviewing your proposals and collaborating with a talented writer to bring this important report to life.