General Manager Job description

Please email resume and cover letter to info@oia.on.ca by September 18, 2019. Interviews will be held the week of September 23rd.

The Ontario Institute of Agrologists administers the Professional Agrologist (P.Ag) designation for the province. We are a self-regulated organization that serves the public interest by maintaining ethical standards of practice and by providing learning and networking opportunities for agricultural, agri-food and environmental professionals in Ontario. We are currently seeking a General Manager to build the membership and brand of the OIA. Some details of the position are:

  • Contract position with flexible hours, renewed annually
  • Work from a home office, preferably in the Guelph area
  • Requires skills in networking, public speaking, communication, management and administration
  • Willing to periodically work evenings and travel across the province for events
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience

 

Duties include:

Office & Administration

  • Respond to phone calls, emails and mail in a timely and friendly fashion
  • Work with bookkeeper to pay bills and create quarterly financial reports
  • Work with webmaster to process applications and payments and create quarterly membership reports
  • Work with IT to maintain regular file back-ups, emails and internet security
  • Ensure government reporting is done in a timely manner
  • Act as secretary for the OIA board of directors
  • Organize and archive member records and manage the storage room
  • Maintain the OIA Website, which includes uploading jobs and events
  • Act as Registrar of the OIA, processing Articling Agrologists and complaints against P.Ags, T.Ags and A.Ags

 

Marketing, Events & Communications

  • Develop social media and marketing materials
  • Assist with and facilitate branch events around the province
  • Create web content
  • Monthly e-newsletter to members
  • Organize the annual general meeting and conference
  • Represent the OIA at agricultural industry discussions
  • Build positive relationships with agriculture, universities/colleges and environmental stakeholders

 

Organization development

  • Work with member sub-committees to develop and execute OIA’s strategic plan
  • Comfortable and experienced in working within a not-for-profit governance structure
  • Facilitate webinars and the Professionalism & Ethics training

 

Please email resume and cover letter to info@oia.on.ca by September 18, 2019. Interviews will be held the week of September 23rd.


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