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Managing Editor/Communications Specialist

NH Farm Bureau Federation

New Hampshire Farm Bureau (NHFB) is a non-profit federation, established in 1916, of New Hampshire’s 10 county Farm Bureau organizations which consist  of nearly 2,000 NH farm families and over 1,000 supporting members statewide. NHFB is dedicated to advocating for and educating the public about agriculture. NHFB is a general farm organization where the members establish policy and direction through a member driven policy development process. We are “The Voice of Agriculture” in New Hampshire.


NH Farm Bureau is seeking a communications specialist to put together, as managing editor, our award winning publication The Communicator and to manage our website. Could be done as part-time employee or potentially as an independent contractor. Occasional statewide travel and attendance at certain Farm Bureau events required. Writing a limited number of press releases may also be required.   

Requirements:

Skills and proficiencies sought:

  • Outstanding writing and editing skills
  • Ability to put together a publication from planning to printing including: design & layout, writing feature stories & news stories, and soliciting & working with advertisers. General copywriting skills are a plus.
  • Ability to work with volunteer writers and photographers.
  • Knowledge and experience managing a WordPress website.
  • Photography experience or interest.
  • Passion/knowledge/appreciation of agriculture/natural resource management a plus.
Responsibilities:

Chief responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the publication of our newsprint style publication currently published 6x year. Looking to move to quarterly publication in 2023. Includes writing for the publication.
  • Maintaining and enhancing our website: www.nhfarmbureau.org
  • Writing press releases
How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter (include what attracted you to apply), resume, and writing samples to: Robert Johnson at robj@nhfarmbureau.org or mail to 295 Sheep Davis Road, Concord, NH 03301. Candidates invited for an interview will be asked to provide a portfolio demonstrating their writing, publication creation experience, and graphic design skills.  

Salary Type: No salary data provided
Salary Minimum: 0.00
Salary Maximum 0.00
Job Location:

Concord/Remote

Date Added: July 27, 2022

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