The San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau is accepting applications for future employment opportunities. We will accept cover letters and resumes, but no phone calls or emails. We work directly with applicants, but not with agencies, at this time.

Submit a cover letter and resume through this email address. Letters may be addressed to Lynn Diehl, Executive Director. The Executive Director is not accepting emails or phone calls regarding any future employment. Please submit an email address and phone number that will be reachable within the next six months.

Purpose and Function: The qualified candidate will report directly to the Executive Director and work with staff, the Farm Bureau team, and Directors to perform duties related to programs, membership, legislative activities, marketing and
public relations, and other duties required to fulfill the mission statement of the San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau.

Qualifications:  Candidates with 3 to 5 years employment history are preferred. Employment requires self -motivated, highly organized individuals with excellent verbal and written communication abilities, attention to detail, and strong interpersonal skills. Knowledge of office procedures - including filing, membership needs, communication outreach, legislative process preferred, and a demonstrated interest and commitment to agriculture is expected.

Farm Bureau advocates on behalf of issues import to local agriculture. Employees in all departments are required to understand regulatory issues. Additionally, employees must all participate in meeting the needs of membership through effective and clear communication.

To work well within our structure, the successful candidate must be proficient in Microsoft suite of software, and some Adobe programs, including photoshop.  Must possess a valid California driver's license. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Expected to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work well with fellow employees and volunteers.

Farm Bureau is an equal opportunity employer.

Hours: 32 hours per week, hourly. Occasional evening and weekend work is scheduled.