National Farmers Union

Job Summary

Employer Name

National Farmers Union


2717 Wentz Ave
Saskatoon, SK

Job Categories

Student | Summer
Media | Editorial | Arts

Application Deadline

Jun 24, 2012

Position Start Date

Early July



Number of Positions


Contact Name

Joan Lange


Communications and Membership Coordinator

Job Description


The National Farmers Union (NFU) is looking for a summer student to work in our Saskatoon office and assist us with the implementation of our strategic plan and membership drive.  This contract position will mainly focus on communications and membership recruitment within a longer term strategy to increase membership and further engage current members.


Eligibility requirements:

-       Have been registered as a  student in the previous academic year and intending to return to school in the fall

-       Be between 15 and 30 years of age



-       Generate content, draft and format articles for publication

-       Update website content

-       Maintain presence on social media sites

-       Work with office staff to reach out to current, lapsed and new members



-       Digitizing membership information

-       Update membership data

-       Participate on membership committee conference calls

-       Represent the NFU at agricultural fairs and events as required



-       Familiarity with the NFU

-       Strong attention to detail and accuracy

-       Studies in a related field (communications, journalism, office administration, agriculture, etc)

-       Excellent customer service skills, ability to strike up a conversation with new people

-       Own computer would be an asset

-       Driver’s license required.  Access to a vehicle an asset (mileage reimbursed)

-       Fluency in French will be considered an asset


The position runs over the summer (9 weeks) and pays $14 per hour. 


This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Program and is subject to the program eligibility requirements.


Please email your resume and cover letter in PDF format to nfu (at) by June 24, 2016


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