The Executive Director is responsible for the overall administration and management of the Alaska Farm Bureau. Areas of responsibility include administration, membership, fiscal management, and public relations. This is a full-time position. The Farm Bureau does not provide office space. Your office will be in your own home. The Farm Bureau does pay a small stipend towards telephone/fax/IC. The Farm Bureau provides a laptop, printer, two file cabinets, and a copy machine. You supply a desktop computer, software, or any other office materials desired.
The Executive Director is responsible for providing support to the Board of Directors, managing the programs and operations of the organization, and coordinating professional relations. The Director must be able to compose clear and concise written correspondence, e-mails and reports as well as the ability to document all deliberations and decisions made during meetings through accurate and detailed minutes. You must have the ability to work with volunteers. The position requires the ability to plan and arrange agendas, speakers, hotel meeting room and food service arrangements for meetings and conferences. The Director works in partnership with the State President. It is understood that all aspects of this position are to be carried out with the approval of the Board of Directors through the State President. If you are not currently an Alaska Farm Bureau member, you must be willing to become one upon being hired.
This position will be advertised during July and August. Interviews will be held during October. The position’s start date will be November 1, 2014. It is expected that you will attend and participate in the Board of Director’s meeting, the Friday Forum, Awards Banquet and Scholarship auction, and the Annual Meeting. These events will be taking place in Homer, Alaska on November 13th-15th, 2014. The salary is $32,000. This may be negotiated based on experience and expertise. We do not provide health insurance or a retirement plan.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume with references to the Alaska Farm Bureau at PO Box 760, Delta Junction, AK 99737 or via e-mail to [email protected] no later than September 1, 2014.
For inquiries or a copy of the job description, contact Jane Hamilton at 907-803-4752 or [email protected].
The Alaska Farm Bureau is an equal opportunity employer.