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The Agricultural Management Resources (AMR) group, also known as the Farm IT group is responsible for sales and support of herd and crop management software, related technology products and network solutions. We are seeking an energetic individual to join our team of dedicated professionals.
The Farm System Installation Technician is part of a team that installs and supports information systems for Dairy farms and agribusinesses across the country. Responsibilities include installation and support of networks, surveillance cameras, computers and computer hardware. Significant travel (50-60% of time) throughout the United States is required. A desire to work with Dairy farms to improve information systems and support farm management using software and technology will ensure success.
Associates degree in Animal Science, General Agriculture, or Information Systems and 1-2 years of experience performing technical installation such as computer network, electrical or cable.
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills and well-developed organizational and time management skills are essential. Experience in or a good understanding of the farming environment and strong technical capabilities will position a candidate for success.
Who we are:
Dairy One Cooperative is an Ithaca, NY based organization that provides a variety of technical, analytical and support services to the agricultural industry, with an emphasis on the dairy industry. Our products and services give customers the information they need to make better decisions.
Dairy One employs approximately 250 people in the Ithaca area and throughout the Northeast. Our strengths as an employer are our open and collaborative work environment, horizontal structure, stability and long term growth. We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefit package, and a work environment that promotes our core values of integrity, professionalism, innovation, commitment and positivity.
What you will do:
This is an exciting opportunity for right person. The ideal candidate is someone who has a strong work ethic, has Marketing and/or Communication experience in the agricultural industry and is looking for a professional position with great potential for growth.
The Assistant Manager of Marketing and Communications provides broad support to and oversight of the marketing and communication needs for all eight Dairy One business units. The incumbent work with Marketing Manager to develop and execute organizational marketing strategy, work with business unit managers and sales people on individual marketing plans and objectives, and work toward achieving a high level of understanding of how the diverse range of products and services relate, and how they provide value to our customers.
Additional responsibilities include oversight of all corporate advertising, social media strategy development and execution, trade show exhibit design and attendance, and development of marketing, sales and instructional materials including written and electronic. Videography experience is a real plus.
What you need to be successful (core competencies):
- Content development and editing skills
- Exemplary communication skills (written, oral, interpersonal)
- The ability to successfully manage multiple projects, priorities and deadlines
- Curiosity, initiative and a strong desire for professional growth
- A sense of humor, team spirit and great work ethic
In order to apply, you must have (required qualification):
- Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or similar major and 3-5 years of relevant experience.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
- Demonstrated experience developing content for publication in a variety of platforms (print, social media and/or web).
- An understanding of dairy farming, agribusiness or general agriculture
The ideal candidate will also have (preferred qualifications):
- Proficiency and a desire to work with video technology.
- Proficiency with WordPress, Constant Contact, ACT
Qualified candidates, please submit a cover letter, resume and 2 writing samples to Dani Thon at email@example.com.
The Dairy One Forage Lab is an international leader in feed and forage analytical services. We provide customers with a variety of analyses including traditional wet chemistry and Near Infrared Reflectance spectroscopy (NIR). Our customers include individual producers, agriservice personnel, consultants, veterinarians, universities and zoos.
We are currently seeking a Lab Technician to work in the Fibers Analysis area. Lab Technicians are responsible for preparing samples for testing and operating testing equipment to analyze samples, and are expected to follow established testing and safety protocols. Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to work as part of a team are essential.
Graduation from high school or possession of a general equivalency diploma (GED) required. One year related laboratory technician experience.
Proficient computer skills, preferably using Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to use and/or experience using specialized laboratory software.
In order to be successful in this position, you must be prepared to function in a fast-paced production laboratory environment where attention to detail and accuracy are critical. Additional factors that will contribute to success in this position and with Dairy One include:
- The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
- A desire to create value for Dairy One customers by producing consistently high quality results.
- An understanding of the agricultural industry and the role analytical services.
- A desire to work in a value-driven environment that emphasizes integrity, professionalism, innovation and commitment.