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Wisconsin FFA Foundation seeks candidates to fill open positions – Executive Director and Operations Manager

MADISON, Wis. [November 28, 2016] – The Wisconsin FFA Foundation is now accepting applications for a full-time Executive Director and a full-time Operations Manager. It seeks candidates with strong organizational and communication skills with the ability to work independently on multiple projects and deadlines.
 
The Wisconsin FFA Foundation builds resources through the development of partnerships that support the Wisconsin FFA mission of premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. There are three staff positions that maintain finances and coordinate all fund development efforts including corporate and individual donor outreach, direct mail, golf outings, and state convention activities.  In addition, they plan and execute outgoing communications by website, newsletters, email, social media, face-to-face meetings as well as coordination with the Foundation’s board of directors and Wisconsin’s Team Ag Ed.
 
The Executive Director leads this successful team by being client-focused, entrepreneurial-minded, and a strategic thought leader. The Operations Manager maintains attention to detail with donor communications, information management, and financial reporting. Position descriptions for both roles may be found at http://bit.ly/2gA8VVt.
 
“Wisconsin FFA is growing, and with that growth we are given new opportunities to better support our student-members," says Amber Keller, Wisconsin FFA Foundation Board President.  “We are excited to welcome two individuals who will bring new perspectives and ideas to our team while advancing our strategies and overall mission.”
 
Candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to the board’s Executive Committee via apply@wisconsinffafoundation.org or via mail to Wisconsin FFA Foundation, Attn: Executive Committee, 1241 John Q. Hammons Drive, Suite 200, Madison, WI 53717. The application deadline is December 12, 2016. 
 
The Wisconsin FFA Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, unites individuals, organizations and companies who share a common interest in the advancement of agriculture and community leadership through FFA. You can support today’s FFA members by supporting the programs that have been core tenets of the FFA: proficiency awards, career development events, state FFA degrees, sectional leadership workshops, scholarships, chapter awards, agri-science fair, state FFA convention and state officer support. Learn more about the Wisconsin FFA Foundation and sponsorship opportunities by visiting www.wisconsinffafoundation.org.
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