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Public Affairs Specialist

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Louisville
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Farm Credit Mid-America is a financial services cooperative serving financial needs of farmers and rural residents in Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, and Tennessee. Our purpose is to secure the future of rural communities and agriculture. We are passionate about serving the needs of our rural communities and creating positive customer experiences. Farm Credit Mid-America is a great place to work! We have been named as a Best Places to Work in Kentucky for the past 12 years. At Farm Credit Mid-America we put our customers and team members at the heart of all we do. SCHEDULE: Full Time TRAVEL REQUIRED: 0% - 5% COMPENSATION: $57,361.00 to $106,984.00 base salary plus potential for variable compensation. Base pay is determined by your skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Farm Credit Mid-America/Rural 1st may compensate outside of the salary range for bona fide reasons not related to membership in a protected class. About Our OpportunityOur Public Affairs Specialist will use advanced research, analysis, and written communications skills, and will support the Public Affairs team and other stakeholders to maximize awareness and understanding of topics that are important to meet Farm Credit Mid-America's mission and objectives. How You Will Spend Your Time

  • Research and analyze public policies and industry activities impacting Farm Credit Mid-America.
  • Monitor and report on state and federal legislative committee hearings, testimony, and debates related to sustainability, agriculture, and financial services policies.
  • Maintain state and federal lobbying compliance reports.
  • Draft and edit Public Affairs Team reports, presentations, talking points, comment letters, thought leadership, educational, and other materials as needed.
  • Coordinate logistics and materials for state and federal advocacy efforts such as fly-ins, Ag Days, and others.
  • Attend in-person and virtual industry meetings on behalf of the Association, when needed.
  • Support projects needed to execute Farm Credit Mid-America's Public Affairs, Sustainability, and Government Affairs Strategies. Minimum Education & ExperienceBachelor's degree in agriculture, communications, political science/public policy, or related field preferred. Two to three years working in agriculture, sustainability, communications, education, policy or related field, preferred. Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills, required. Mental & Physical RequirementsWhile engaged in this position, team members will routinely sit, use hands for tasks, and communicate orally. Standing or walking is frequently required, while occasional demands include reaching with hands and arms, and lifting or moving up to ten pounds. Vision requirements encompass close and distance vision. The work environment typically has a moderate noise level. This role may entail a blend of mental and physical capabilities, requiring strong mental acuity, problem-solving skills, and occasional physical tasks such as standing, lifting, or extended computer usage. Some roles may require physical or mental requirements related to driving, such as a valid driver's license, and the ability to drive a long-distance. Reasonable accommodations will be considered for individuals as requested.Farm Credit Mid-America provides a competitive total rewards package to our team members. This includes an award winning 401(k) Plan. Our Health and Financial wellness benefits provide safety, security and peace of mind for you and your family. Here is a highlight of our . Farm Credit Mid-America is an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will receive consideration for employments without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by law. #LI-HYBRIDNearest Major Market: Louisville

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