Springfield, IL • Full-Time • Bachelor’s Degree Required
Essential Job Functions:
IBA’s Membership & Communications Manager fulfills a variety of needs which are critical to building and supporting the Association and its mission. This team member will lead the management of communications and marketing strategies, goals and actions; utilize appropriate market research methods and information; identify key audiences and communication objectives; and manage the Association’s branding strategy to ensure effectiveness, consistency, and alignment to advance the mission of the organization. Policy
Manage the Association’s membership recruitment and retention efforts. Execute annual membership campaign and develop a recruitment plan along with membership incentives and benefits. This includes working closely with the Association’s local affiliate leaders and policy staff of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association to foster cattlemen membership at the local, state, and national levels.
Support the Executive Vice President with policy communications efforts to inform legislative and government leaders on cattle industry interests and objectives of the organization.
Build and maintain relationships with IBA’s members and network of affiliates as well as breed associations and other beef and agriculture industry groups in Illinois.
Under the guidance of the Director of Programs and Services, co-manage the Illinois Junior Beef Association and all related activities and programs. Co-Advise the IJBA Board of Directors.
Assist the Publications & Promotions Manager in the development of content for Illinois Beef, IBA’s member publication, along with our social media and other marketing platforms.