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Associate Director of Government Relations

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) is a grassroots organization dedicated to supporting and advocating for family farmers, ranchers, agricultural workers, and rural communities in Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Founded in 1907, RMFU has a long history of promoting sustainable agriculture, advocating for fair farm policies, and fostering strong rural communities.

General Information
DIVISION: Rocky Mountain Farmers Union
REPORTS TO: Director of Government Relations
APPLICATION REVIEW: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with initial review beginning on June 10, 2024.

Purpose of Position
Work in concert with the Director of Government Relations to coordinate government relations activities on behalf of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union organization and adopted policies. Monitor and influence legislative developments at the state and federal levels. Communicate with elected officials as well as officials in regulatory agencies at the state and federal levels, relating to legislative developments, issues, rules, and regulations. Assist the Director of Government Relations on all policy issues and legislative efforts.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Other Duties/Responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Note: Research suggests that women and BIPOC individuals are more likely to self-select out of opportunities if they do not meet all of the written job requirements. We encourage anyone to apply who believes that they have the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to succeed in this role.

Other Requirements:


The position is full-time with compensation of $60,000-$70,000, commensurate with experience. A comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health, dental, vision, and 401k.

Working Environment/Physical Activities

How to Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to Tyler.Garrett@rmfu.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted.