Supporting the state's largest industry requires that we operate as a team, with each employee playing an important role. Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation is a statewide "Equal Opportunity Employer" offering positions such as clerical support, Administrative, Management, Print Services, Public Relations, Finance and Commodity & Governmental Affairs:
We accept resumes by:
Fax: (501) 228-1506
Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation
Attn: Human Resources Dept.
PO Box 31
Little Rock, AR. 72203-0031
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Assistant Director, Public Affairs and Government Relations – Local Affairs and Rural Development
Public Affairs and Government Relations
JOB POSTING DATE
December 8, 2020
SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION
Serve as a member of the organization’s lobbying team. Responsible for directing the organization’s Local Affairs and Rural Development programs. Requires researching and compiling information and materials related to local ordinances, zoning and regulatory activities. Work with other staff to assist County Farm Bureaus with local issues, rural development efforts, and communicating policy priorities. Develop publications and training material for various programs with County Farm Bureaus and other organizations and agencies.
Bachelor’s degree in agriculture or related field. Must have or possess ability to acquire: experience in a governmental affairs, advocacy or economic development environment. Proficient oral and written communications skills. Must be organized and possess ability to work well under pressure. Interpersonal skills to relate well with a variety of individuals. Proficient PC skills to include various software packages. Ability to work closely and effectively with County Farm Bureau leaders. Must be detail oriented. Flexible work schedule to include extended and various hours and overnight travel (in and out of state). Valid Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.
The following will serve as a guide to any qualified and interested person that will apply for a position.
- Position will be posted for 3 working days before recruiting will begin from outside sources.
- Employees interested in applying for an opening within the company should notify their immediate supervisor of their interest.
- After review of the job description and an interview with Human Resources, any person that meets the qualifications will be given an interview with the hiring manager or supervisor.
QUESTIONS OR INQUIRIES SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT