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AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. | Communications Co-ordinator | Chatham


Are you looking for an opportunity to acquire hands on experience and develop your career with a team of professionals?

If this sounds like you, AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. has an opportunity for an enterprising Communications Co-ordinator to join our team. Supporting the Leadership Team, the Communications Co-ordinator, is responsible to action requests and coordinating communications, social media, brand messages, and event organization consistent with the Co-operatives’ Brand.

What will you be responsible for:

  • Provide an exceptional customer experience at every interaction.
  • Under the guidance of Senior Management assist with the execution of communications and marketing strategy for AGRIS and Great Lakes Grain to raise the profile of the Co-operatives amongst a wide range of stakeholders both internal and external.
  • Coordinate the development of marketing support materials, video, print, social media.
  • Assist with the coordination of annual events i.e., MiField and Annual General Meeting activities, including supporting board activities under the guidance of the General Manager with elections and promo videos of directors.
  • In partnership with the AGRIS Team, GROWMARK Partners and the leadership team help keep the social media platforms including website up to date.
  • ensure the right voice for each platform is implemented, respond to comments, and engaging influencers.
  • Work collaboratively and build positive relationships with the AGRIS, Great Lakes Grain and Growmark system teams, as well as customers.
  • Understanding of web and social media metrics and ability provide progress reports to increase customers, customer experience, job applicants, brand recognition and more.
  • Support the maintenance of organization wide content creation best practices to support consistency and enhancement of the brand.
  • Monitoring press and social media stories/posts relating to the Co-operatives and their brands maximizing opportunities for positive engagement and addressing any member or community concerns.
  • Developing and leading Co-operatives internal communications and communications of brand to internal stakeholders and employees.

Requirements for this Job:

  • University Degree, College Diploma in Marketing, Communications Studies, or related field.
  • High proficiency in English with both excellent verbal and written communications skills for various communication tools, modalities, and venues
  • Strong attention to details
  • Familiarity with software application such as, MS Office, with HTML, Web-editing, Web design, SharePoint, Canva, WordPress, etc.
  • Experience with event coordination.
  • Travel as required to support farm owner and branch needs.

If you are interested in furthering your career in agriculture as part of an industry leader, developing innovative solutions and enhancing the profitability of our members, we want to meet with you!

About AGRIS Co-operative Ltd.

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. is a dynamic and successful farmer owned Co-operative that prides itself on providing quality agronomic and grain marketing solutions for our customer/owners. We are a leader in precision farming technology, seed, and agronomy and petroleum services.

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. is a 100 per cent farmer-owned grain marketing and farm-input supply company that serves more than 1,000 farmer owners in 14 locations in Essex, Kent, Elgin, Middlesex, and Lambton Counties. It is a leader in precision farming technology, seed, agronomy, and petroleum services.

The co-operative is a partner of Great Lakes Grain, a grain merchandising company. AGRIS Co-operative is a member-owner of GROWMARK, Inc. and markets products and services under the FS banner.

We have branches located in Brigden, Chatham, Cottam, Dutton, Glencoe, Leamington, McGregor, Muirkirk, Rochester, Stoney Point, Thamesville, Tupperville and Wheatley

Please forward your resume in confidence by May 30, 2024 to:

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all those who apply however only applicants selected for an interview will be notified.

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