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Area Coordinator
Job Code:2020-FLDOP-006
Company:Texas Farm Bureau
Location:Ellis County, TX
Status:Full-time
  
Job Responsibilities:

To assist County Farm Bureaus (CFB) in agricultural engagement and promotion. To assist CFB leaders in building stronger organizations by becoming the “Voice of Agriculture”.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITY

Act as a liaison between Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) and CFBs.

 

Develop, implement and coordinate agricultural and member involvement programs in their respective counties.

 

Encourage CFBs to establish and carry out a program of work.

 

Encourage membership work by CFB leaders and CFB office staff to ensure a maximum number of gaining counties in respective area.

 

Provide training to CFB leaders and CFB office staff to enable them to understand their roles and become more effective.

Assist in developing agendas for CFB board meetings in consultation with CFB president. Attend CFB board meetings to provide information and assistance.

 

Implement Agriculture-in-the-Classroom activities and conduct educational field days for youth in each county assigned using the Mobile Learning Barn.

 

Schedule, develop, and promote events for a successful urban relations effort through local stock shows, fairs, garden shows, etc.

 

Assist CFB leaders in raising awareness of CFB function and purpose as a non-profit agricultural organization. Some projects may include coordination with Texas AgriLife Extension Service, local FFA chapters and 4H clubs, farm and ranch clubs, county commissioners, chambers of commerce, civic clubs and others. 


Work with CFB leaders to establish and maintain a working relationship with federal and state legislators within assigned counties.

 

Aid in planning and execution of an effective agenda, including a resolution session, for CFB annual meetings.

 

Assist in planning and conducting of county, district and state meetings.

 

Comply with the Certified Fleet Operator requirements of the Company Driving and Safety Policy.

 

Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Qualifications:
MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Agriculture background.

Effective communication skills, both written and verbal. 

Ability to deliver effective presentations with the ability to use training aids.

 

Working knowledge of basic computer applications, especially Microsoft Office Suite.

Organize and develop plans to implement programs.

 

Effective time-management skills; self-disciplined; sound judgment; able to understand and follow directions.

Some knowledge of legislative process.

Ability to meet and work with media sources.

 

Valid Texas driver’s license and driving record at the time of hire which would not place the employee on probation, or disqualify the employee from Certified Fleet Operator Status under the company Driving and Safety Policy.

Other Job Information (if applicable):

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Repeated use of computer, cell phone, and office machines.

 

Extended periods of sitting and concentrating.

 

Occasional bending, twisting, crouching, pulling, pushing, and moving items weighing up to 50 lbs. in an office or field environment.

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Frequent long, irregular work hours. Occasional weekends.

 

Extensive travel, including overnight travel, as required.

 

REVISED May 2019