Nebraska Cattlemen Extends Application Deadline for Executive Vice President Position
Applications Now Being Accepting Until January 6, 2022
December 15, 2022
LINCOLN, NE (December 13, 2022) – Today, Nebraska Cattlemen announced they are extending the application deadline for Executive Vice President (EVP) from November 25, 2022 to January 6, 2022.
The EVP is the chief executive officer of this volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization and serves at the direction of the Nebraska Cattlemen Executive and Finance committee and the Board of Directors. The position is full-time and on-site at the Nebraska Cattlemen office in Lincoln, Nebraska. The successful candidate will have supervisory and leadership experience of multiple people for more than three years.
Nebraska Cattlemen has several staff serving on the member services, communications, policy, administrative, and producer education teams. NC owns and operates the Market Reporting Service, an in-house market information clearinghouse that services cattle feeders and producers in Nebraska and several surrounding states. NC owns and publishes the Nebraska Cattleman magazine, which goes to nearly 15,000 beef cattle enthusiasts in and around Nebraska 10 times yearly. Auxiliary entities include the Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation, the Nebraska Cattlemen Disaster Relief Fund, and the Nebraska Cattlemen State Political Action Committee.
The right candidate will be ready to take Nebraska Cattlemen forward successfully and execute the vision laid out by the Nebraska Cattlemen Strategic Plan. The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and relevant experience. They must demonstrate practical oral and written communication skills and have successful supervisory skills for multiple people. They must be willing to travel extensively in and out of state and often at night or on weekends. The successful candidate will have experience developing and maintaining an annual budget and possess competent computer literacy. Solid knowledge of agriculture in general and all aspects of the beef cattle industry is required. A passion for the Nebraska cattle industry and serving the producers, feeders, and allied industries that make Nebraska the Beef State is a must.
Visit www.nebraskacattlemen.org to learn more about the Nebraska Cattlemen, its programs, policies, activities, and members.
For a comprehensive list of responsibilities or to make inquiries, contact Melody Benjamin at [email protected] or voice or text at (308) 760-6464. Applications will be accepted until January 6, 2022, and should include a cover letter of introduction and a resume. Applications may be emailed to Melody Benjamin at [email protected] or sent via USPS mail to 1179 296th Trail, Lakeside, NE, 69351, to arrive by January 6, 2022.
The Nebraska Cattlemen association serves as the representative for the state's beef cattle industry and represents professional cattle breeders, ranchers, and feeders, as well as county and local cattlemen's associations. Its headquarters are in Lincoln with satellite offices around the state to best serve members.