Career Opportunities


Kansas Farm Bureau career opportunities

Kansas Farm Bureau is a non-profit agricultural services organization whose mission is to advocate, educate and serve our members and Kansas agriculture. We are one of the largest organizations of our kind in the state of Kansas and have been in existence since 1919. We offer an outstanding total compensation package for our qualified employees which includes: a Kansas Farm Bureau membership, health care and dental insurance, group life and long-term disability insurance, a 401(k) package, paid leave, competitive pay, and an opportunity to earn an annual incentive. Our Leadership Team promotes a flexible, family-friendly work environment and we are considered a premier employer for the area.


The following position is open at Kansas Farm Bureau.


Assistant Director of Member Services

Location: Manhattan, KS
Salary Range: $64,000 to $75,000


Job Description

Assists in administering all Member Services programs, promotional efforts driving membership growth, continuous ongoing recruitment of new members and creating membership engagement to promote retention.


Responsibilities

  • Supervises Member Services Special Events Manager and helps organize workflow among all staff in the division. 
  • Supervises contract county services staff members.
  • Oversees research, analytics and implementation of new membership services and products used to attract and retain membership.
  • Provides regular membership reporting to leadership, partners, and counties.
  • Manages the Farm Family of the Year program.
  • Encourages promotion of membership engagement with FBFS staff and agency force.
  • Promotes membership through offerings of staff services and creative relationships with our County Farm Bureaus.
  • Plans and coordinates state events and national meeting participation, including negotiation of contracts for services.
  • Cultivates business relationships centered around Kansas Farm Bureau’s strategic goals and membership engagement.
  • Responsible for assisting to manage the budget’s division and staying on target.
  • Resolves membership problems, inquires and/or complaints.
  • Assists staff members on membership issues.
  • Provides assistance with System Administrator responsibilities for the membership system, granting access and working with the system owners to resolve problems and make system improvements.
  • Develops process efficiencies and continuous improvement on membership issues.
  • Responsible for working with counties on developing their membership plans, training and motivating counties to implement those plans.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Competencies, Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal relationship skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Prefers previous experience in an agricultural services organization and/or nonprofit organization
  • Prefers background or familiarity in the agricultural industry


Authority

  • Requires minimal supervision, uses judgment; and makes recommendations to COO.


Relationships

  • Works with Kansas Farm Bureau members, County Coordinators, District Administrators, and other KFB Staff as necessary.
  • Meets with outside vendors.
  • Works with FBFS Agency staff on all levels.


ADA Requirements

Requires ability to operate voice telephone, computer, and other office equipment. Requires in-state and out-of-state travel. Must maintain a valid driver’s license. Other current office activity includes walking, standing, and sitting. Must be able to work outside of normal office hours. May require the ability to load and unload materials. Regular attendance (as defined by the Employee Handbook) is a function of the job.

Accepting applications through July 12, 2022

Click here to apply online.  

EOE/M/F/VET/Disability and any other protected class not listed.



County Farm Bureau career opportunities


There are currently 2 open County Coordinator positions

Ellsworth County Farm Bureau Coordinator

Ellsworth County Farm Bureau Association is seeking to fill the part time position of County Coordinator. Qualified candidates should possess skills to enhance the effort to advocate on behalf of farmers and ranchers, to engage volunteer members, to facilitate event planning, and to effectively communicate the mission of Farm Bureau. This position will also involve administrative support for the Ellsworth County Farm Bureau Association. Proficiency in composition and record keeping is desirable. Position is approximately 8-10 hours per week. Salary is commensurate based on experience.

Applications will be accepted through July 15, 2022 at 5pm or until filled.

Click here to apply online.

The Wichita County Farm Bureau Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/VET/Disability and any other protected class not listed


Wichita County Farm Bureau Coordinator

Wichita County Farm Bureau Association is seeking to fill the part-time position of County Coordinator. Qualified candidates should possess skills to enhance the advocating of agriculture, engage volunteer members, event planning, and effectively communicate the mission of Farm Bureau. The possition will also involve administrative support for Wichita County Farm Bureau Association. Proficiency in composition and record-keeping is desirable. The position is approximately 10-15 hrs/week. Salary is commensurate based on experience.

Position will remain open until filled.

Click here to apply online.

The Wichita County Farm Bureau Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/VET/Disability and any other protected class not listed



Career opportunities with Farm Bureau Financial Services

Farm Bureau Financial Services is about more than insurance, more than products, more than the bricks and mortar that make up our buildings. FBFS is about you – your family, your home, your future. Today, our agents build relationships with people from all walks of life to help them protect what matters most and prepare for the future. FBFS is 1,600 employees and 4,000 field associates strong, and when your life twists and turns, you can depend on your local Farm Bureau agent to be there for you, providing the knowledge and experience to make insurance simple.

To explore opportunities with Farm Bureau Financial Services, visit www.fbfscareers.com


KansasWorks

Whether you are an Employer looking to hire or an Individual seeking Career Opportunities, KansasWorks may have a solution for you. Check out our website at: https://www.kansasworks.com

If you are a Kansas farmer or rancher, KansasWorks may have solutions to suit your hiring needs. Interested? Locate the regional office nearest you, by selecting the “Contact Us” in the top right-hand corner of the KansasWorks website.  Kansas Farm Bureau has an opening for an Ag Communications/Journalism Intern. Our internship offers the opportunity to work with varied medias including video, radio, print and social media, as well as hone writing and design skills. Our interns gain real-world experience and create portfolio-building pieces while also connecting with state and national ag communication professionals. This Internship begins with the 2017 Spring semester and may continue into the 2017/2018 school year. (Would allow to work in Summer 2017, if available.)