Events Coordinator

Farmers Business Network Sioux Falls , SD 57101

Posted 2 weeks ago

THE COMPANY

What do you get when you cross the best of Silicon Valley innovation with the agriculture economy? Farmer's Business Network, Inc.!

We are proudly Farmers First. Created by farmers, for farmers, Farmers Business Network (FBN) is an independent and unbiased farmer-to-farmer network of thousands of American farms. By enabling thousands of farmers to work together, anonymously and securely to democratize information, the FBN network is helping farmers level the playing field and put power back in farmers' hands.

Farmers Business Network counts top VCs including Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, DBL Partners, and Acre Venture Partners, T Rowe Price and Temasek among its investors. We are a dynamic, and innovative company in AgTech that offers competitive compensation and benefits.

OVERVIEW

The Events Coordinator position is responsible for assisting and managing the execution of events promoting the FBN Network to new farmer members, and to increase engagement of current members. This position requires a self-starter who can independently organize and multi-task priorities over several different events. A background in hospitality, events, marketing and communications is preferred. This position is based out of Sioux Falls, SD, and candidates must be willing to travel.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordination of event logistics, timelines and schedules

  • Strong communication skills

  • Meeting event objectives within assigned budget

  • Manage event set-up and tear-down

  • Working with team to develop a media communications plan for public events

  • Perform post-event analysis, reporting, and develop recommendations for future

  • Follow standardized event procedures and train staff into properly executing them

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS in Marketing, Agricultural Communications and Leadership, Hospitality Management preferred.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Highly organized with ability to multitask and manage various projects at once

  • Self-starter

  • Capable of working with internal and external teams and partners

  • Excited to work in a fast-paced, dynamic start-up environment

  • Innovative and creative

  • Excellent interpersonal verbal and written communications

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle driver's license

  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time

  • Ability to work under strict deadlines

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