Careers at The SGGA

Current Opportunities:

The SGGA is currently hiring for a Managing Director. The Managing Director leads and manages the non-profit organization, overseeing operations, finances, programs, staff, and volunteers. They drive strategic planning, fundraising, and stakeholder relationships to achieve the organization’s mission and goals.

COMMUNICATION

The Managing Director serves as the primary liaison between the board, association members, and external stakeholders. They shall represent the association in public forums, cultivate relationships with key partners, and engage with members and stakeholders to address their needs and concerns. The managing director supports the board by providing necessary information, reports, and resources to facilitate decision-making.

GENERAL MEETINGS

The Managing Director will be expected to attend and participate in the 1x Annual General Meeting, up to 2x Committee Meetings, and up to 5x Special General Meetings for a total of 6-8 meetings per fiscal year.

SECRETARY-TREASURER DUTIES

The Managing Director will be responsible for the Secretary-Treasurer duties. The Secretary's duties include organizing meetings, scheduling, preparing agendas, and notifying members. During meetings, they record minutes, document decisions and actions, and distribute them to relevant parties. The Treasurer’s duties are to manage the associations finances, including maintaining financial records, preparing budgets, monitoring expenses and revenue, and providing financial reports to the board and members. The Treasurer will work closely with the association's accountant or bookkeeper and will keep current on the association's finances.

MEMBERSHIP

The Managing Director oversees membership administration tasks, such as processing membership applications, maintaining membership records, and coordinating membership renewals. The membership renewal date is January 1st of each calendar year.

NEWSLETTER

The Managing Director will be responsible for and ensure the successful creation and distribution of the Associations quarterly newsletter to its members. The newsletter shall be distributed electronically. This includes content planning, content creation and curation, editing and proofreading, design and layout, distribution and delivery, feedback and evaluation, compliance and privacy, deadlines and timelines, stakeholder communication, and continuous improvement.

The distribution date for each newsletter shall be as follows:

  • Q1. July 1 to September 31 - Distributed: October 1
  • Q2. October 1 to December 31 - Distributed: January 1
  • Q3. January 1 - Mar 31 - Distributed: April 1
  • Q4. April 1 - June 31 - Distributed: July 1

ASSOCIATION INITIATIVES

The Managing Director shall be responsible for facilitating the following association initiatives:

  • NEW BLOOMS
    • New Blooms is an annual supplier showcase and trade show accompanied by educational topics and is held in July.
  • BIOSECURITY FUNDING
    • Biosecurity Funding is secured through the Government of Saskatchewan and the Managing Director will facilitate the requirements of the program to receive funding for the association.
  • PESTICIDE APPLICATOR COURSE CREDITS
    • Work with contact at Saskatchewan Polytechnic and with ex-officio representative of the Saskatchewan Department of Agriculture to provide Pesticide Applicator (Greenhouse Division) Course Credits for association members.
  • FEBRUARY WORKSHOP
    • The February Workshop is a networking opportunity for association members and stakeholders and is accompanied by educational topics which may contribute to the Pesticide Applicator Course Credits

WAGE

The Managing Director shall be paid a wage of $1,000 per month at the end of each month.

MORE INFORMATION

CONTACT INFORMATION

Saskatchewan Greenhouse Growers Association Office

284 Valley Road, 114 RR3
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3J6

E-mail: saskgga@gmail.com

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