Feb 25, 2015

Job Posting: Executive Director, Southern Wisconsin Agricultural Group

Application Deadline: Monday, March 23, 2015

The Southern Wisconsin Agricultural Group (SWAG) has an immediate opening for an Executive Director.  SWAG is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a complete venue for agricultural education, engagement and promotion by developing the Agricultural Education & Innovation Center in south-central Wisconsin.

The director will serve as the main point of contact for SWAG, work closely with the SWAG accountant/bookkeeper in overseeing organizational income and expenses and assist with communicating those financials to the Board, and will be charged with strategic planning, media and donor relations, assisting in fundraising, event planning, and overall organizational communications.

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 awilder@madisonregion.org, or mail to:

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

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