Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities with the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation

To Apply: Please email resume` to Communications and Public Relations Coordiantor, Jon Kalahar at jkalahar@msfb.org

 

MISSISSIPPI FARM BUREAU® FEDERATION

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

TITLE: Social Media Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Communications

POSITION OBJECTIVE: Manage MFBF’s official social media platforms. Produce creative digital and multi-media content. Execute social media strategies and tactics for specific audiences. Produce outcome measurement reports with an emphasis on engagement and strategic impact.

REPORTS TO: Communications and Public Relations Coordinator

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage MFBF’s official social media platforms in a timely and strategic manner.
  • Collaborate with Communications and Public Relations Coordinator to implement MFBF’s strategic social media plan with a focus on policy issues for external audiences, such as media, general public, and coalition partners.
  • Amplify existing content and produce or collaborate on the production of original creative social media content (infographics, video, and multi-media material) that is aligned with MFBF’s policy goals and organizational initiatives.
  • In collaboration with Communications and Public Relations Coordinator, share social media content and produce additional content specifically for use by key internal audiences, work groups, and committees.
  • Develop and implement a formal blogger relations outreach program with an emphasis on policy and food issues.
  • Compile and report information measuring the overall impact and level of social media engagement using monitoring tools; produce monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Contribute strategic social media input and produce content for Strategic Action Team initiatives as requested.
  • Assist with other written and multi-media content production as assigned.
  • Assist with content management of MFBF website.
  • Coordinate social media efforts during MFBF annual convention and other events as assigned.
  • Coordinate monthly meetings and interact with an advisory group comprised of selected MFBF staff assigned to carry out social media functions.

RELATIONSHIPS:

Interact with MFBF and county Farm Bureau staff, leaders, and members as appropriate. Collaborate with staff from allied groups, government agencies, and media who carry out social media function.

EDUCATION OR TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in communication or related field

 EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Experience with a focus on strategic social media engagement
  • Knowledge and experience in the production of digital and multi-media content for social media platforms
  • Strong track record of working as part of a team focused on policy issues and advocacy
  • Proven writing experience for print, broadcast, or social media platforms

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/SKILLS:

  • Experience with digital and broadcast storytelling
  • Knowledge of agriculture issues
  • Graphic design

 OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Frequent travel including overnight
  • Valid Mississippi driver’s license
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Live in the Jackson, Mississippi metropolitan area