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Manager, Sample Marketing Co-operative
The Manager is responsible for the successful operation of the co-operative within the policies and direction set by the board of directors. The Manager is responsible for overseeing staff and the successful delivery of services aligning with the best interests of the membership. The Manager must maintain a superior level of financial reporting, acting as ex-officio on the board of directors. The Manager must be able to make recommendations on policy and process and problem-solve under pressure.
To represent the co-operative and carry on its business in a way that supports the co-operative’s operation and success.
To efficiently allocate the co-operative’s human, financial, and material resources to successfully meet the co-operative’s mission.
The Manager will carry on the business of the co-operative under the direction set by the board of directors and will act on the board’s behalf in all matters related to the co-operative’s operations.
The Manager will be the highest authority among staff, contractors, and consultants within the co-operative.
The Manager is accountable to the Board of Directors to achieve the goals of the Co-operative including:
Development and delivery of the co-operative’s services
Promotion of the co-operative and its member’s products
Maintaining satisfactory records of human resources, finances, and evaluation
Community and public relations
Communication among the membership
Budgeting and financial reporting
Compliance with relevant legislation and all regulations
Strategy development and policy recommendations
Support for the Board of Directors
The Manager must develop good working relationships with the following stakeholders:
The Board of Directors
The members of the Co-operative
Consultants or contractors
Relevant support organizations
Relevant government departments
The Manager must have skills in the following areas:
Human resources management
Expertise in the marketing and sale of pulse crops and procurement of farming supplies
Reporting to a board of directors
Proficiency in these areas will be highly valued:
Public relations and communication
An understanding of co-operative businesses
Various marketing platforms
Networking and relationship building
$50,000-$75,000; negotiable; depending on education and experience.
Forward CV and cover letter to Clayton (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
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