Position: Executive Director
Hours: 30 hours per week
Organization: National Farmers Union
Location: work from home office and/or the National Office in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
For the past 50 years the National Farmers Union has been seeking to protect and promote family farms. We are a grassroots organization representing thousands of farmers across the country seeking progressive solutions to the myriad problems facing farmers and the food system by advocating for policy changes at all levels of government. Our ED will be a creative and well-rounded individual who thrives on working with knowledgeable and passionate staff and volunteers to achieve crucially important goals for farmers and eaters. The successful applicant will bring passion, dedication and a knowledge of the tools and dynamics of the not-for-profit community. Canada’s agricultural landscape is currently undergoing significant change. Our ED will be a key front line person involved in charting the NFU’s course to address the critical issues facing farmers and our communities today.
Please email all inquiries and your application, including a cover letter, resume, and three references, to Hiring Committee at email@example.com using the subject heading "Executive Director Position". Please submit your application in the form of a PDF document with all three required elements in the following order: cover letter, resume, references.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled, with a final CLOSING DATE of Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. CST. Early applicants may be offered an interview before the closing date.
The National Farmers Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from individuals in equity-seeking groups including Indigenous and racialized people, 2SLBGQT+ people, and persons with disabilities. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter or application if they are a member of an equity-seeking group.
We thank all applicants for their time and interest, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Interviews will begin the week of August 12, 2019 or sooner for early applicants.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 21 2019 ID: 53977