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  Position Announcement - Associate Director of the Illinois Foundation FFA  
  Mindy Bunselmeyer  9/4/2019 1:07:00 PM  

Position Announcement - Associate Director of the Illinois Foundation FFA

The Associate Director of the Illinois Foundation FFA is selected by, and responsible to, Illinois FFA Center executive staff for leadership of Foundation and marketing initiatives. The position will report directly to the Illinois FFA Center Executive Director and will work collaboratively and with guidance from executive staff and the Foundation board of directors on the following projects:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the Illinois Foundation FFA Local Collection Drive
  • Coordinates teachers, contractors, mentors, and volunteers to implement a successful collection drive at the local level
  • Manages stewardship and recognition of donors
  • Implements training for leaders of the Local Collection Drive
  • Maintains fundraisers for state at large collections such as Dine to Donate, consignment ticket sales, Farm Progress Show auction, etc.
  • Coordinates engagement with business and industry partners
  • Maintains relationships with current sponsors and coordinates deliverables for each sponsorship agreement
  • Identifies and establishes new partnerships
  • Assists with planning and implementation of business and industry visits for FFA officers
  • Coordinates logistics for attendance at conventions, trade shows, and other major events hosted by business and industry partners
  • Oversees all marketing and branding initiatives at the Illinois FFA Center
  • Assists staff and FFA officers in the development of print and digital media
  • Coordinates media efforts at all major events
  • Develops marketing and promotional materials for all Illinois FFA Center entities
  • Manages scholarship programs housed by the Foundation
  • Maintains current guidelines and applications for all scholarships
  • Promotes scholarship opportunities and processes applications
  • Assists in application review and selection process

Starting State: Negotiable

Location: Position will be based at the Illinois FFA Center in Springfield, IL

Application Requirements, emailed to

  • Letter of Application

  • Resume

  • List of three professional references

Application Deadline: November 1, 2019 or until filled

For more information, please click here.



Mindy Bunselmeyer
Illinois FFA Center
Phone: 217--75-3-33 Cell: 217-412-5646
Address: 3221 Northfield, Springfield, IL 62702
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