Job Detail

Job Name :  Communications

Salary :  Under $30,000    Location :  Canada
Description :  

Grain Farmers of Ontario is the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 corn, soybean and wheat farmers. The crops they grow cover 5 million acres of farm land across the province, generate over $2.5 billion in

farm gate receipts, result in over $9 billion in economic output and are responsible for over 40,000 jobs in the province.

Communications Assistant

Grain Farmers of Ontario
Reports to: Manager, Communications

Guelph, Ontario
Position: Full Time (40 Hours/week), Temporary (Approx. 8 months)
Wage: $15.00/hour

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Grain Farmers of Ontario is seeking a communications assistant who is a self-starter enthusiastic about the

agricultural industry. The successful candidate will represent Grain Farmers of Ontario at various events throughout the summer and fall of 2014 as the Grain Discovery Zone Ambassador.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
- Coordinating

Grain Farmers of Ontario’s presence at fairs/events across the province with the Grain Discovery Zone
- Coordinating with the venues and scheduling the logistics for each event
- Traveling to each event and maintaining smooth operations

Interacting with volunteers to ensure effective representation of Grain Farmers of Ontario at events
- Set-up, tear-down, and maintenance of the exhibit
- Interacting and educating visitors to the exhibit on the grain industry
- Social media

communications; regular updates, including blog posts, twitter, and facebook updates as the successful candidate travels throughout the province promoting grain farming

Industry :   Agriculture
Job Type :   Contract