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Agri-Business Division Manager


Agri-Business Division Manager

The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking an Agri-Business Division Manager to advance and promote the Sioux Empire as an agricultural center.


Primary job duties include:

  • Manage the Agri-Business Division of the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, ensuring that the Division contributes to the overall effectiveness of the Chamber.
  • Plan and implement the Sioux Empire Farm Show which takes place in January
  • Plan and implement the annual Ag Appreciation Day Event in conjunction with the Sioux Empire Fair
  • Manage approximately 200 volunteers to help with Division's events
  • Serve as the Chamber Liaison to the Sioux Empire Fair Board
  • Recruit major livestock shows to the community

Qualified candidates will possess:

  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills and proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook
  • Proficiency in ShoWorks-Fair Management software a plus.
  • Ability to be a team player amongst a broad range of personalities yet work independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong networking skills amongst business community and volunteers
  • Must have a strong knowledge of livestock industry including breed associations and representatives
  • Must have a good knowledge of the fair industry
  • Willingness to work some nights and weekends as well as some overnight travel
  • Experience in event planning very beneficial
  • Develop and work from a detail budget
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds
  • College degree

To Apply:
Please email a resume with a cover letter to lfosheim@siouxfalls.com.

Or mail to:
Jason Ball
c/o Lauren Fosheim
Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 1425
Sioux Falls, SD 57101-1425

Applications must be received no later than May 1, 2017.
No phone calls please.

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