The National Swine Registry is currently seeking candidates for the Junior Activities Coordinator position. The successful candidate will work with the Director of Junior Activities to manage National Junior Swine Association (NJSA), the nation's largest youth livestock organization. More specifically, the Junior Activities Coordinator will play an integral role in facilitating and developing the four regional NJSA swine shows.
Additional responsibilities will include organizing the Mentoring Values People (MVP) and Youth Spotlight programs, managing new members and coordinating fundraising efforts, such as the NJSA raffle, calendar and merchandise sales. The successful candidate will also assist with the three national NJSA shows, three NJSA leadership conferences and numerous other NJSA programs.
This position is based in the West Lafayette, Ind., office, however, some travel will be involved as the chosen candidate will represent NJSA at various shows and events.
An agriculturally-related degree and background in the purebred swine industry is preferred, but not required. The successful candidate should have experience in event planning and youth livestock events and should excel in building and managing relationships with coworkers, members and supporters. Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, are a must.
Application deadline: May 20, 2012
Applicants must send a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references by mail or electronically to:
Ms. Cally Hass
Director of Junior Activities
2639 Yeager Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906