At Iowa Farm Bureau, we are committed to the people, progress, and pride of Iowa. The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation is a leading organization that advocates for the sustained success of Iowa’s farm families. An organization where some of Iowa’s most talented people, drawn to the service of farm families, have come to develop rewarding and long lasting careers. As the most respected grassroots farm organization in Iowa, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation offers an opportunity to be an advocate for farmers in a dynamic and challenging environment.
We are seeking a Farm Bureau Regional Manager to serve the counties of Cerro Gordo, Emmet, Hancock, Kossuth, Winnebago, and Worth. As a Farm Bureau Regional Manager, you will act as a liaison between the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation and the volunteer farmer leaders in each County Farm Bureau. Regional Managers individually advise 6 County Farm Bureaus to make fiscally responsible business decisions and supervise office staff. Working with volunteers requires this individual to have the ability to accurately read and understand people, while pointing them in a direction to achieve success.
A primary responsibility is to build a team of engaged individuals including farmer volunteers and staff to achieve the goals identified by a County Farm Bureau, including growing membership, leadership development and advocating for agriculture, to ensure their place as a relevant and respected member of the community. A Regional Manager must be able to motivate the members of the team to be committed to enthusiastic action which will advocate for farm families and recruit others to their cause.
If you come from an agriculture background or have passion for rural Iowa, have strong time management, organization and communication skills, and want to make a difference in the lives of others, this is an excellent opportunity you!
What does it take to join our Farm Bureau team:
College degree or equivalent required plus at least five years Ag experience preferred. Attend Ag or leadership related development programs. Farm background preferred. Must have good interpersonal skills, be adaptable, and be able to motivate and resolve conflict. Must be able to develop, influence and maintain relationships. Good time management, presentation, and computer literacy skills required. A valid driver’s license and satisfactory Motor Vehicle Records are required. Oral and written communication skills as appropriate to this position. Ability to read, write and speak the English language. Reasonably regular and predictable attendance. If you're interested in joining a company that has a long history of stability, one that appreciates its employees, and offers great benefits, we invite you to apply today. Farm Bureau....where the grass really IS greener!