Now Hiring: Project Coordinator – Agricultural Innovator

Jess Bidstrup

The Role

The Project Coordinator is the main point of contact for stakeholders to interact with BCG and the North West Node of the Victoria Drought Resilience and Innovation Hub.

This will involve;

  • engaging with farmers and relevant stakeholders to ensure that ideas, issues and opportunities are captured, recorded and assessed for prioritisation
  • develop and assist delivery of relevant research and events
  • providing regular reports
  • managing activities delivered through the node and monitoring and reporting.

The successful applicant will have excellent stakeholder engagement skills, verbal and written communication skills, project management skills as well as research and analytical skills.

Applicants will require demonstrated experience in place-based initiatives, project management, and reporting at senior level, including the ability to work independently and in a team across multiple stakeholders.

This is a full time position ideally based in Birchip, Victoria, however flexibility may be considered for a suitable candidate.

The Organisation

We are a nationally recognised not-for-profit agricultural research and extension organisation led by farmers with a mission of improving the prosperity of farmers and agricultural communities through farmer-driven innovation, research, and extension. Widely recognised as a credible, independent, and innovative organisation, BCG’s research and communication activities provide evidence, support, and tools for improving farm management practices and profitability.

The Town

Birchip is a happy, vibrant, and progressive community, offering many social, sport and recreational opportunities, boasting outstanding sporting facilities and water-based activities at Tchum Lake, which is located 7kms from town. If you’re interested in music and the Arts, Birchip is host to the annual Mali Heart festival, various visiting cultural arts performances, and a range of regular and varied music events throughout the year.

Applications including a cover letter and CV (with referees) apply to Fiona Best at or call the BCG office on (03) 5492 2787 to discuss.

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