Regional Communication Coordinator- Part-time

Are you an outgoing, ag related individual in the Kenora, Dryden, Rainy River or Thunder Bay area? Do you have a keen interest in writing and publishing articles, networking with local farmers and ag related businesses? Well the Northwestern Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association is actively looking to fill a part-time Regional Communication Coordinator position for the Northwestern Ontario Region.

Regional Communication Coordinator Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the writing, formatting, printing and distribution of regional newsletter.
  • Encourage inter-association networking
  • Organize and assist with activities and events to strengthen the local and regional Soil and Crop Improvement Associations;
  • Cooperate in regionally-significant educational events that are supported through the regional associations;
  • Support the Regional Director’s lead role in ensuring that the regional association functions as a strong organization, ideally with equal representation from all local associations;
  • Establish a mechanism to ensure clear communication flows regularly between the RCC, Regional President and the Regional Director;
  • Assist in recruitment activities for new members;
  • With direction from Regional Board, secure sponsorship funding from local agriculture industry partners to help support regional newsletters;
  • Follow OSCIA branding guidelines to ensure consistency across the regions;
  • Participate in training sessions;
  • Prepare itemized and timely invoicing for expenses and remuneration;
  • Encourage local and regional associations to support special projects coordinated by OSCIA (e.g. Soil Champion and Forage Masters);
  • Work with local/regional secretaries to ensure all association media accounts (e.g. website, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) stay current and up to date;
  • Assist the Region with the preparation and submission of grant applications and related claim reports;

Please submit a current resume to Erik at

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