Butte County Farm Bureau Immediate Job Opening

Title: Programs Coordinator/Regulatory Outreach and Education

The Butte County Farm Bureau has an immediate opening for a full-time Program Coordinator. The ideal candidate will be a personable and creative, self-starter who has experience interacting with members of the agriculture community and maintains a high degree of rapport with key audiences.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the membership development and retention of the organization.
  • Oversight of communication and education outreach for grower regulatory programing.
  • Manage the execution of multiple BCFB events and program.
  • Prepare for and attend monthly Board meetings.
  • Answer telephones, greet members and the public entering the office.
  • Perform general clerical duties as needed to include but not limited to: letter writing, photocopying, faxing, mailing and filing. Assist in the organization and maintenance of the office so that it operates effectively and efficiently. 
  • Assist in the management of BCFB’s Social Media presence including keeping the BCFB website and Facebook page current and accurate with local news, media and event information.
  • Maintain constant communication with BCFB Executive Director regarding any issues or items needing timely attention.
  • Attend and assist in the organization and execution of all BCFB events as needed.
  • Support BCFB Executive Director in operation of the Butte County Farm Bureau.
  • Support BCFB Staff in the operation and execution of BCFB programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills:

  • Passionate self-starter.
  • Personable, creative and organized.
  • Ability to manage their time to accomplish tasks in a routine and timely manner.
  • Can work independently without supervision.
  • Working knowledge of computer programs including but not limited to Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, QuickBooks and InDesign.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Willingness to balance working with different responsibilities and manage multiple priorities in a professional and productive manner.
  • Maintains a basic belief in the value of Farm Bureau membership, community organizations, and the agricultural industry.
  • Willingness to learn, ask for help, and offer and accept suggestions in a professional manner.
  • Have an exceptional work ethic.
  • Desire to work in a team environment and with volunteers.

Qualifications:

  • Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with major course work in agriculture, communications, public relations or a related field.
  • Passionate about agriculture.
  • Will be supportive of other staff.
  • An ability to work on own initiative; be proactive, organized and find solutions to problems and challenges.
  • Current CA Driver’s License.
  • Reliable transportation.

Compensation:

  • Hourly, DOE.
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits.
  • Paid vacation and sick leave.
  • Cell phone stipend.

Application:

To apply, please submit the following items to jobs@buttefarmbureau.com

  • Cover letter/email
  • Resume
  • Three references with contact information

For questions regarding this announcement, please contact:
Colleen Cecil
Butte County Farm Bureau
Executive Director
jobs@buttefarmbureau.com

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