Sep 17, 2013

Job Opportunity: Executive Director, Southern Wisconsin Agriculture Group

The Southern Wisconsin Agriculture Group (SWAG) has an immediate opening for an Executive Director.  SWAG is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the cultural and economic benefit of all aspects of agriculture.

The director will serve as the main point of contact for SWAG and will be charged with budgeting, strategic planning, media and donor relations, event planning, and developing a quality communications plan with the board of directors and other key partners.

Qualified candidates will possess a passion for, and demonstrated knowledge of, agriculture; ability to speak to a variety of audiences; a working understanding of and/or experience with the UW System, workforce development organizations and state/local governments; and the ability to manage people and money.  A bachelor’s degree in a field related to agriculture or management is preferred but experience may substitute for education.

Salary will be dependent on qualifications. Submit resume and cover letter to:
Anne Wilder at or mail to:

Madison Region Economic Partnership 
615 E. Washington Ave. 
Madison, WI 53701

SWAG will conduct interviews in October.