POSITION OBJECTIVE: Provide staff leadership and support for the AFB Women’s Leadership program and Health & Safety program.
REPORTS TO: Managing Director, Member Engagement
LOCATION: Washington, DC
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Women’s Leadership (WL) Program:
Provide staff leadership and support for the Women’s Leadership program, WL Committee and related projects including national conferences, quarterly committee meetings, new committee member orientation, and associated events.
Provide staff leadership and support for annual meeting programs and events led by the WL Committee.
Collaborate with communications staff on content for social media efforts. Coordinate postings, logistics and tracking of social media for the committee and quarterly reports for the AFBF Board of Directors.
Provide leadership and support for Women’s Communications Boot Camp and alumni events.
Build and maintain relationships with state staff working in related areas and serve as a resource to states in developing WL programs.
Manage registration and billing for WL programs, develop materials and evaluations, maintain records and files relating to the WL projects.
Present programs related to WL and leadership development at state events as requested.
Collaborate as needed in all other program areas for which the Leadership, Education & Engagement Department has responsibility.
Collaborate with accounting team to develop and manage budgets.
Provide reports to the AFBF Board of Directors.
Conduct other responsibilities and functions as assigned.
Health and Safety (H&S):
Develop ASAP Week materials, communication, resources, including social media posts, in cooperation with state staff leads.
Develop content and maintain ASAP event webpage, and toolkit containing searchable links of health and safety resources.
Promote and explore opportunities to advance the Think F.A.S.T. training program for youth.
Collaborate and assist in planning of the annual state Farm Bureau Health & Safety Network Conference.
Serve on the Farm State of Mind working group and support as needed.
Serve on a cross-functional team to plan, schedule and provide meeting support of programs during AFBF annual convention and national leadership conference/FUSION.
Perform general office duties and work with colleagues to ensure efficient and timely operations.
Collaborate with Leadership, Education & Engagement staff. Work with other AFBF and affiliated company staff, volunteer leaders and state staff as needed.
EDUCATION OR TRAINING REQUIRED:
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Minimum of five years related work experience
Experience in building and maintaining professional partnerships
Excellent oral communication, presentation, time management, and organizational skills
Farm Bureau experience
Experience working with committees and or women’s programs
Experience working in associations and/or working with volunteers, especially in agriculture
Degree in an agricultural or leadership development field
Travel (approximately 15 - 20%) and willingness to work weekends as needed.
Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is July 30, 2021.
Telecommuting is allowed. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About American Farm Bureau Federation
American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), a national trade association, has been ranked among the 25 most influential groups in Washington D.C. by Fortune magazine. Members of the association are united to implement policies and programs that will improve the financial well-being and quality of life for America’s farmers and ranchers. Farm Bureau is the nation’s largest farm organization and is local, state, national and international in its scope and influence. Nationally, the organization has 6 million member families, 51 state affiliates and 2,800 county organizations. Farm Bureau is the voice of agricultural producers of more than 300 commodities. Our members produce most of your food, the fiber that goes into your clothes, the corn that produces ethanol to help your gasoline burn cleaner, and the soybean oil that is used to make ink for your newspaper. For more information, please visit our website at www.fb.org. The office is located at the L’Enfant Plaza stops on both metro and the Virginia Railway Express in downtown Washington DC.