Employment Opportunities

Employment verification inquires may be faxed to (916) 561-4501.

Resumes are regularly reviewed when submitted in response to posted job vacancies. For consideration, please submit resume to jobs@cfbf.com with the job title you are applying for noted in the subject header. Applicants who most closely meet the skills required of an open position will be contacted directly by someone from our staff.

Phone calls, in-person visits or resume status inquiries are not available due to high applicant volume.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental and vision benefits, and employer-paid life/accidental death/long-term disability insurance, 401(k) match, 9 paid holidays, paid vacation and an exercise facility.


TITLE: Multi Media & Print Sales Associate

California Farm Bureau (CAFB) is looking for a Multi Media & Print Sales Associate with digital and print advertising sales experience to join its sales team. If you are an ambitious, driven individual who can develop new business as well as service existing clients’ requirements, then we want to hear from you.

As Multi Media & Print Sales Associate, your responsibility will be to ensure personal monthly and annual sales targets are achieved and exceeded by utilizing your account management, new business development and sales skills. You will be given a salary with an added incentive to make additional revenue from commissions of gross sales.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Ensure monthly and annual sales budget is achieved by targeting clients in your region.
  • Maximize opportunities afforded by CAFB’s existing clients.
  • Develop new business and increase spend by all new and existing clients, in line with targets.
  • Represent CAFB Values in all dealings with Clients, Suppliers and Colleagues.
  • Ensure communication and relationships with colleagues is excellent and allows CAFB to deliver excellent service and advertising ROI.
  • Must be able to demonstrate and uphold our Company Values: Respect, Understanding, Creativity and Professionalism

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responding to quote requests in adherence with company procedures.
  • Use company order processing systems & CRM systems in line with procedure.
  • New business development, from either CAFB clients in the US; generated leads, referrals or own knowledge base.
  • Maintaining an accurate record of all leads, client accounts and sales.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with existing company clients by providing outstanding service and support.
  • Work to monthly KPIs to ensure monthly and annual sales targets are achieved.
  • Ensure sufficient and relevant information for each order is passed to the Production Coordinator to agreed standards.
  • Working with entire team to resolve problem orders.
  • Traveling within an assigned sales territory to conduct face to face meetings with existing and potential clients.
  • Strategically negotiating with potential and existing clients to close sales.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 3 years’ demonstrable sales success in the digital, broadcast and print industries.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Communications, or related field is preferred.
  • Proven outside sales experience.
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Strong networking
  • Ability to run and track ads with Google AdManager, Ad Butler, and other industry standard digital sales tools.
  • Ability to run and interpret sales analytics and report in an understandable way to the clients.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

California Farm Bureau Federation is an Equal Opportunity Employer


TITLE: Accounting Supervisor, Payroll and Payables

REPORTABILITY:  Accounting Director

DIRECT REPORTS: Accounting/Payroll Specialist, Accounting Representative

SUMMARY:

Supervises payroll and accounts payable staff.  Additional responsibilities include preparation of various government reports and reconciliations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Supervise, train and review performance of Accounting/Payroll Specialist and Accounting Representative, as well as serve as back-up in their absence
  • Review and monitor payroll processing
  • Review A/P data entry; initiate weekly check runs
  • Maintain vendor bank information for ACH payments
  • Prepare assigned account reconciliations and journal entries
  • Prepare miscellaneous reports
  • Prepare annual 1099s
  • Ensure accounting policies and practices are consistent with current legal requirements, recommending changes as necessary
  • Other tasks as necessary

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 5-7 years of accounting experience specifically in payroll and payables, and a minimum of 2 years of experience supervising non-exempt accounting staff
  • In-depth understanding of current California Wage and Hour laws and ability to apply knowledge to payroll scenarios
  • Advanced proficiency in accounting principles and practices
  • Intermediate or higher proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working with ADP Workforce Now preferred
  • Experience working within Great Plains accounting software or equivalent program preferred

 

California Farm Bureau Federation is an Equal Opportunity Employer


TITLE: Billing/Receivables Specialist         

SUMMARY:
Responsible for billing and receivables functions for California Farm Bureau Federation and affiliated company.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Weekly full-cycle process to bill for advertisements run in Farm Bureau’s publications and on its TV program and website:
    • Review and reconcile weekly Open Order report
    • Generate and print invoices
    • Send/mail invoices with tear sheets (for print ads) to advertisers
  • Follow-up on unpaid invoices (email and phone calls)
  • Reconcile outside sales agency monthly sales report to internal sales report
  • Calculate monthly sales commission for outside sales agency
  • Serve as back-up for cash receipts application in software system
  • Accounts Receivable for Farm Employers Labor Service (FELS) affiliate:
    • Maintain FELS customer records
    • Process invoices and payments
    • Prepare cash receipt deposits and maintain all accounting records relating to accounts receivable
    • Track bonus activity for FELS Labor Management Consultants according to service contracts and established bonus plans
    • Maintain records of FELS inventory items within accounting system
  • Process purchases of California Bountiful Magazine subscriptions:
    • Set up new accounts, as needed, in software system – Nimble
    • Enter orders and payments
  • Daily check deposits via remote scanner
  • Prepare assigned journal entries and prepare/maintain assigned schedules
  • Serve as back-up for Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Specialists, as needed
  • Assist with Farm Bureau membership dues receipts, as needed
  • Other tasks as necessary

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Minimum 2-3 years accounting work experience, focus on invoicing and data entry
  • Working knowledge of accounting systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Sound judgement and clear oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to provide positive customer-service experiences

 

California Farm Bureau Federation is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Title: Coordinator, Federal Policy

SUMMARY:
The Federal Policy Coordinator works as a member of the California Farm Bureau federal policy team and will be responsible for federal policy development and implementation within their portfolio as well as federal policy communications that benefit California farmers and ranchers. Additionally, the role will serve as further coordination and support to the federal policy team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review, track and evaluate legislation, policies, federal register actions, Capitol Hill hearings and stakeholder engagements for the federal policy team.
  • Collaborate with federal policy team and communications team to assist in the development of internal and external communications that highlight relevant federal policy efforts.
  • Lead development, implementation, and communication of issues within assigned policy portfolio.
  • Coordinate federal policy team in outreach and education efforts to elected officials and regulatory agencies.
  • Lead special projects for federal policy division
  • Coordination of annual fly ins, policy development process, member-based committees, and other functions as needed.

SKILS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Agricultural Communications, or related field preferred.
  • Experience working with congressional or federal agency on legislative and regulatory issues and/or lobbying.  Ability to work effectively on both sides of the aisle.
  • Working knowledge of legislative and regulatory agricultural policy issues at the federal level.
  • Hill experience desirable but not required.
  • Demonstrates ability to successfully meet deadlines and projects with competing priorities.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills as well as strong presentations skills.
  • Self-motivated, goal oriented, team player with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to professionally represent California Farm Bureau to external audiences and members.

TRAVEL:

  • 10% travel

California Farm Bureau Federation is an Equal Opportunity Employer


TITLE: Videographer/Editor

SUMMARY:

Serves as lead videographer and editor for the award-winning, nationally syndicated, weekly California Bountiful television program and for other California Farm Bureau (CFB) video projects. Helps to collaborate and create concepts videos for CFB meetings, social media sites, and websites. Shoots still photographs for CFB publications and projects, when necessary. Participates in administration of video/television unit.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Serves as technical lead for the weekly California Bountiful television program, acting as lead videographer, shooting and editing each week’s thirty-minute program. This involves shooting and editing each segment of the program and then editing each segment with the direction of the Executive Producer. The editor adds all graphics into the program, as well as music tracks and edits regional and national commercials into the show as well. The understanding of broadcast quality sound and graphic standards are a must, as is attention to detail.

Works with Host/Executive Producer (EP) to assemble stories/elements to create each week’s program lineup and to coordinate future on-location shoots. Ability to visually story tell in a long-story format is a must.

Uploads program to digital distribution services and to social-media sites and websites. Working knowledge of VIMEO, Youtube, social platforms as well as some light code and CMS experience preferred.

Works under the supervision of the EP and independently to compose visually compelling and informative stories. Collaborate with Executive Office, Division Managers and others within organization to create concepts and produce special-project videos for use at CAFB  Annual Meeting and on CFBF and California Bountiful social media sites and websites.

Produces promotional messages promoting CAFB, California Bountiful and other approved clients, to air during California Bountiful TV commercial breaks and on social media and websites as appropriate.

Under the supervision of the EP, coordinates with meeting planners on production needs for Annual Convention and other events throughout the year.

Research operating systems for the CAFB video unit; keep hardware/software up to date. Conduct inventory of existing video equipment and advises on additional equipment that may be needed.

Organize and maintain video library now stored on hard drives, DVDs and videotape and upload to shared server  

Participates in media training sessions for county Farm Bureaus and other clients.

Works with Host/EP to prepare annual budget for television/video unit.

Coordinates with broadcast engineer on maintenance and repair of video equipment as needed.

Other duties as assigned

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 5-10 years relevant experience in videography, video editing and production, preferably in broadcast news.
  • Strong knowledge and facility with [relevant video graphics programs].
  • Demonstrated ability to perform on-location and studio videography.
  • Ability to perform on-location and studio photography, light setups, positioning of subjects.
  • Demonstrated ability to tell stories creatively through video.
  • Knowledge of broadcast standards (audio, coloring, etc.)
  • Knowledge of various social media platforms.
  • Ability to multi-task and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team and to communicate effectively with individuals within and outside of CFBF, to coordinate projects.
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere/After Effects
  • Experience working with CMS for online multimedia content
  • Basic HTML knowledge
  • Basic Photo editing experience with Photoshop

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Superior organizational skills, especially with large volumes of digital visual content such as video, photographs, and graphic and music assets.
  • Ability to travel 20-40%, as well as work flexible hours when needed.
  • Self-starter, especially in times of ambiguity.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be able to exercise creative judgement with minimal instruction according to broadcast production standards

 

California Farm Bureau Federation is an Equal Opportunity Employer