Holstein Canada hiring Bilingual Extension Education Specialist

Holstein Canada now hiring a Bilingual Extension & Education Specialist

Holstein Canada is the largest dairy breed association in Canada, serving our membership of more than 10,500 active dairy producers since 1884. With dynamic leadership and a clear vision, we are building an exciting, tech-friendly future. We offer a strong team-oriented workplace, supportive leadership, and the chance for you to develop along with us.

YOU are a natural educator and inquisitive by nature.  You know the Dairy Industry.  You have a passion for meeting new people, sharing ideas, public speaking and networking.  You are a great listener and communicator.  You love a job where every day is different and brings new challenges, where you can plan and achieve goals, and where you are a key contributor.  You are a quick learner and a team player.

In this role, YOU WILL:

• Act as a technical dairy industry resource on various trends, topics and on Holstein Canada services
• Extend information to producers, staff, provincial branches and other industry groups in English and French
• Research and create educational materials for courses, conferences, workshops, publications, webinars and videos
• Attend and share information at industry events
• Contribute knowledge and expertise to technology and industry projects
• Build solid professional relationships within the dairy industry across Canada
• Participate on the Holstein Canada Social Media team

• Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, animal science, ag business or a related field
• 2-4 years’ progressive work experience in the dairy industry
• Knowledgeable about current on-farm management systems, producers needs and an understanding of where the Dairy industry is heading
• Ability to analyze data and present it in a neutral and unbiased manner
• Strong listening, speaking, writing and presentation skills in English and French
• Ability to travel for events throughout Canada (approx. 20% of time)
• Proficient with MS Office, experience with social media
• Experience in adult education is a distinct asset

Contact:  [email protected]
Submit application by:   June 14, 2019

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