Current Job Opening

DEPARTMENT
Public Affairs & Government Relations

POSITION
Director – Public Affairs & Government Relations

JOB POSTING DATE
June 24, 2021

SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION
Responsible for assisting with departmental administration. Responsible for execution of organization’s lobbying activities relative to Congress, federal agencies, and administration. Serve as member of organization’s lobbying team that lobbies state legislature and administrative branch. Serve as liaison to certain federal and state agencies and Arkansas General Assembly. Assist with organization’s Policy Development program and Political Education program. Coordinate activities of any grassroots issue campaigns with other departments within the organization and works directly with Farm Bureau’s agricultural contact team programs.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree. Five (5) years regulatory and/or legislative-related experience. Strong agricultural or regulatory background is preferred and working knowledge of legislative process. Prefer multiple years of management experience.

Must have or can acquire:

  • understanding of legislative rules and regulatory process 
  • strong working relationships with legislators, staffs and agency personnel

Work closely with county Farm Bureau leaders. Interpersonal skills to work and relate with a variety of individuals. Proficient PC skills to include the use of various software packages. Proficient oral and written communication skills. 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.

We accept resumes by:

Fax:    (501) 228-1506

Email:   humanresources@afbic.com

Mail:     

Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation
Attn: Human Resources Dept.
PO Box 31
Little Rock, AR. 72203-0031

Your resume will be active for 90 days from the date it is received.

For questions, please contact the Human Resources department at (501) 224-4400.