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North Dakota Grain Dealers Association Seeks Candidates for Executive Vice President Position

Date Posted: November 15, 2013

The North Dakota Grain Dealers Association (NDGDA) is a private, nonpolitical voluntary membership organization in which more than 90% of the state’s country grain elevators hold membership.

We have an opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our team as our next Executive Vice President.

The position can be located in Fargo or Bismarck, ND.

Under administrative direction of the Board of Directors, the EVP functions as the chief executive officer and is responsible for the overall management of strategy, operations, human resources and general affairs of the NDGDA.

This includes providing leadership and direction on policies and programs affecting the membership while managing the NDGDAs daily operations.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Develop, implement, lead and communicate the vision, mission and strategic plan

• Prepare and administer annual budgets

• Develop, implement and monitor member services, policies, programs and procedures

— Manage and lead all daily maintenance, operations, structure, and function of the NDGDA

• Act as the primary spokesperson for NDGDA and its members

•Act as the senior lobbyist for state and federal legislation and regulation

Minimum qualifications include Bachelor’s degree in agricultural, business, public administration or related field; five years experience in the agriculture industry; two years supervisory experience; experience in budgeting and financial management; regulatory experience related to the grain industry.

This is a full-time position with competitive salary, performance bonus and benefits (health, life, dental, disability, vision, and pension).

To apply, please submit application (found at with cover letter and resume to:

North Dakota Grain Dealers Association c/o Vogel Business Solutions 218 NP Ave PO Box 1389 Fargo, ND 58107-1389 Click here to e-mail

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