Executive Officer, Future Farmers Network

$25.00 - $25.00/hr

Sydney, NSW


Pay rate: $25.00 - $25.00/hr

This hourly rate is just a guide. All pay negotiations should be conducted between the worker and employer directly.

Start date: 06/04/2019
Location: Sydney, NSW
Acommodation provided:


FFN are currently recruiting to contract an Executive Officer to work across the following three functions: • Relationships (partners, members, Board, other stakeholders) • Initiatives (events, campaigns, promotions) • Communications (website, social media channels, webinars, online learning, e-newsletters) FFN also contracts its bookkeeping and administrative functions. The successful candidate will work closely with these contractors. The EO role includes the following: RELATIONSHIPS • Maintain FFN’s existing partner relationships to ensure that value is being added • Seek and develop new partner relationships • Lead the growth of FFN’s business in a profitable and sustainable manner • Measurement of results being presented to the Board with proposed improvement plans where appropriate • Coordinate monthly online/teleconference Board meetings, providing completed board material in a single PDF document to Directors five business days in advance of the meeting • Communicate in a timely fashion with the Board on material matters affecting FFN • Serve as the external spokesperson and principal liaison for FFN, including effectively managing relations with FFN’s partners, the media, governments, non-government organisations and the public generally • Be responsible for communicating FFN’s Mission, Vision, Principles, Values, strategy and business plan to external stakeholders INITIATIVES • Seek, develop and initiate new events and campaigns that align to FFN’s and partners’ goals, expectations and missions to increase FFN’s presence and reach across Australia • Work closely with current and potential partners to deliver tailored events/activations • Ensure all FFN events are developed and run in line with the FFN Strategic Plan, and within the FFN Operational Plan, to a high professional standard • Attend on behalf of FFN, events where the Network has provided partnership funding ensuring FFN achieves its return on investment • Management and growth of FFN’s existing initiatives/events including but not limited to Young Beef Producers Forum and Youth Ag Council COMMUNICATIONS • Open communication with Chair and all Board members • Weekly internal update on activities to the Board • Regular communication with Administration Officer • Tracking and reporting performance against the FFN Strategic Plan • Reporting with partners, you will be managing the relationship and hence there will be individual requirements relative to each respective partner • Membership communications (mostly done via email and social media) • Social media account management • Annual survey • Top 5 weekly newsletter • Updating the FFN website with current opportunities Please ignore hourly rate. This is a full time position with salary commensurate with experience. For more information on the role and how to apply please visit: www.futurefarmers.com.au/blog/2019/03/12/ffn-recruitment-executive-officer Applications close 31 March 2019.

Number of workers needed: 1-2
Number of positions filled: 0


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Future Farmers Network


FFN is a national, not-for-profit member network that supports young people involved in the agricultural industry and is committed to promoting the agricultural industry to the next generation as an exciting and rewarding career path. FFN is focused on enhancing industry connections, developing specialised skills in key areas and delivering a strong financial performance through robust budgeting. FFN is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic individual to assist with FFN’s activities, to be contracted on a part-time basis.

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