Executive Assistant

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation in Columbus, Ohio

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is seeking a highly qualified candidate to serve as executive assistant to the vice president of strategic partnerships. Candidates will need to perform a broad variety of administrative duties that include meeting arrangements, coordination of board reports, attend committee meetings, take minutes and prepare reports. The ideal individual will exercise good judgement, possess strong written and verbal communication, administrative and organization skills and have experience with nonprofit and membership organizations is preferred. Three years as an executive assistant and a working knowledge of the agricultural industry. Please respond with a cover letter and resume by e-mail to

Position Summary

Provide efficient executive administrative support to the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and department.

Primary Duties

  1. Provide support to the vice president of strategic partnerships and general support to the department.
  2. Assist vice president to identify opportunities for new alliances and strengthening existing collaborations.
  3. Maintain key contacts across the food, agriculture, business, education, political landscape and more.
  4. Make arrangements for meetings, keep accurate records and coordinate department activities, reports, files and schedules.
  5. Coordinate board reports, attend committee meetings, take minutes and prepare reports.
  6. Anticipate deadlines and projects that require staff planning and preparation.
  7. Assist in travel arrangements for department, including meeting registration, air and hotel.
  8. Maintain various spreadsheets/databases to assist vice president and department including expense/income record keeping and others.
  9. Possess excellent computer skills/aptitude for word processing (Word), database (Access, iMIS), spreadsheet (Excel) and presentation (PowerPoint).
  10. Assist in special event coordination.

Additional Duties

  • Other assignments as assigned by the vice president of strategic partnerships.

Minimum Educational Experience Qualifications

  • High School graduate or GED with experience working in an office environment.

Minimum Skill Qualifications

  • Microsoft Office experience.
  • Effective communications skills both oral and written.
  • Self starter – dependable, punctual, team player.
  • Able to juggle multiple priorities.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Three (3) years as an executive assistant

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Internet search functions and website maintenance.
  • Ability to produce PowerPoint and other graphic-based presentations and reports.
  • 2-year administrative program degree
  • Understanding of agricultural industry

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