The Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau is a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation. The purpose of the Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau is to unite the farmers of Yuba and Sutter counties in a farm organization for the promotion and protection of their common interest without regard to political or religious affiliation. Our goals are to encourage and foster the development of commodity marketing and purchase of farm supplies on a cooperative nonprofit basis and the development of such other activities as will best serve the economic needs of our members and the bi-county region. The Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau office is a team-focused work environment with an emphasis on providing quality services to the local agricultural community while working closely with the president and board directors of YSFB. Job Description:The Executive Director of the Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau will be responsible for the management of the office and organization. Responsibilities include:Act as the Corporate Secretary of the YSFBOrganize and direct office business procedures and routine workMaintain financial records and develop budgetsCoordinate monthly board of directors and committee meetingsSupervise and develop strategies for membership growth and retentionOversee and develop the monthly newsletter magazine, Crop Talk. Supervise outreach, education and fundraising events and programs.Maintain and enhance community relationsDirect office staff Qualifications:EssentialA desire to serve the agricultural communityA 4-year degree from an accredited college or university2 years work experience in the agricultural industry, or the equivalent in related academic workExcellent skills in communication, written and oralA desire to work in an energetic, team environmentAn ability to work on own initiative, be proactive and find solutions to problemsProficiency in standard office programs such as Microsoft Word and ExcelAn understanding of budget planning and other financial data DesirableExperience in managing an agricultural, membership-driven organizationExperience in event conception, planning and executionBasic understanding of financial softwareUnderstanding of the agricultural community Application:To apply, please submit the following items by clicking Apply to this Position.Cover letterResume3 Reference Contacts For questions regarding this posting, please contact: Yuba-Sutter Farm BureauOffice: 530-673-6550Fax: (530) 671-5836475 N. Palora Ave, Suite AYuba City, CA 95991www.ysfarmbureau.comApply for this job.