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 Job: Executive Director

Organizational Description:  The Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association (VMSMA) is a non-profit agricultural membership organization organized in 1893. Located in Vermont, it is one of the oldest agricultural organizations in the United States. The organization works to use its collective purchasing power to provide a variety of benefits for its members. VMSMA’s mission is to protect the tradition of maple sugaring while maintaining the highest standards of production and product quality;  to identify and study problems and issues that relate to the industry and to set in motion actions to resolve these; to provide educational programming and materials to the general public and the agricultural community with regard to current information, research and advancements relating to maple and maple production; and coordinate industry wide marketing and promotional efforts to support the Vermont Maple Brand, as well as encouraging greater use of Vermont produced and packed maple products within the State as well as in outside markets.

Position Summary: The Executive Director is a full-time position that reports to the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association Board of Directors and works with its Executive Committee, together being responsible for the overall management and day to day operations of the organization. The Executive Director will oversee that the organization consistently achieves its financial, marketing, educational and promotional objectives. Directly supervises one employee, a Communications Director.

Major Job Functions and Responsibilities with approximate percentage of time needed:

 Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Requirements:

Salary commensurate with experience. Resumes will be accepted until April 30, 2018

How to apply: Please submit your resume, at least three (3) references with current contact information and a cover letter describing how your skills and experience meet the needs of the position and the organization.

Preference will be given to those candidates who use their cover letter to offer a broader and deeper insight into their career history and expectations than is already covered in their resume.

Resumes, references and cover letters may be sent to or by mailing to:

Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association Executive Director Search Committee
P. O. Box 117
Poultney, Vermont 05764

Principals only, no recruiters please

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