Our Team

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research hires top talented individuals who are devoted to our vital cause. With the growing global population projected to exceed 9 billion people by 2050, cutting edge research is needed to produce the transformative technologies, systems, and discoveries that will feed our world and enhance our health through a sustainable and nutritious food supply. To help our global community meet this challenge, FFAR builds unique partnerships to support pivotal pieces of innovative research in food and agriculture.

We're growing! FFAR is now hiring for the following positions:

Development Officer
This position reports to the Director of Development and is responsible to proactively cultivate, solicit and steward donors and prospects, with a strong emphasis on programmatic support.  As a key member of the Development team, this position will manage a portfolio of donors and prospects throughout the year.  He/she will work closely with the Development Director to plan and implement FFAR’s programmatic giving and fundraising strategy.  This position plays an important role in raising the necessary funds to support FFAR’s operations and programs and is responsible for meeting key metrics including dollars raised and number of meaningful person contacts while building and advancing strong relationships with current and prospective donors. Download the Development Officer job description job description for additional information. 

 Development Associate

The position will include elements of project management and collaborative interaction with members of FFAR’s
Communication, Scientific and Administrative departments. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, eager
to learn and wants to pursue a career in development. Download the Development Associate job description for additional information.