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The Wyoming Business Council creates new opportunities for current and future generations of Wyomingites by adding value to Wyoming’s core industries and leveraging them to activate new economic sectors. We serve businesses, entrepreneurs and startups, industry and communities.

Our vision is to realize diverse, broad and lasting growth so that Wyoming can prosper no matter the economic climate or status of individual sectors.

WBCers work tirelessly toward this vision daily by focusing on their strengths and being driven by our team values:

We communicate and we are a team

We are flexible, collaborative and get the job done

We work in an environment of integrity, support and pride

We make change happen and we are leaders

 



Entrepreneurial Services Manager

Currently we are looking for an Entrepreneurial Services Manager to join us on this journey. As the Entrepreneurial Services Manager for the Wyoming Business Council, you’ll get to:

Reimagine how Wyoming helps entrepreneurs find success. This work will lead you to develop, implement and manage a comprehensive suite of tools and services that make it easier for Wyoming entrepreneurs and startups to launch, manage growth and expand. While working directly with entrepreneurs and partners, you will help to identify and develop individual and systematic solutions that will drive success for entrepreneurs and startups.

A successful Entrepreneurial Services Manager will be enthusiastic and dedicated to creating new opportunities for current and future generations of Wyomingites. To be considered, applicants must be resilient, creative and ambitious leaders. Experience starting a company or working with or at startup companies is required.

You must be able to evaluate startups based on business canvases, business plans, pitch decks, personal conversations and other information that leads to investment decisions. Outside of formal experience, it is important for the Entrepreneurial Services Manager to build and promote trust and teamwork. You must work well both independently and as a member of a team.

A complete job description is available here. The application is available here. Send completed application, resume and letter of interest to Katie O’Bryan at the Wyoming Business Council, 214 W 15th Street; Cheyenne, WY  82002 or e-mail ApplyatWyomingBusinessCouncil@wyo.gov.Applications received by February 9, 2020 will receive primary consideration.

 

Agribusiness Development Manager

Currently, we are looking for an Agribusiness Development Manager to join us on our journey. As the Agribusiness Development Manager for the Wyoming Business Council, you'll get to: 

Develop, implement and manage various efforts, activities and tools to help Wyoming agricultural businesses market their products both domestically and internationally.

Build and manage relationships to identify, add value and increase access to markets.

Collaborate with producers, food processors, value added food and beverage manufacturers and other related groups to identify industry needs and solutions.

Increase trade mission participation, public awareness, education and marketing campaigns for the industry.

A successful Agribusiness Development Manager will have experience in or equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness, international trade, marketing, business or related field plus five years’ work-related experience in a professional setting.

Strong agriculture industry knowledge and experience, specific to commodities and value-added products as well as experience in marketing crops, forage and livestock will be important for success. Outside of formal experience, it is important for the Agribusiness Development Manager to build and promote trust and teamwork. The right candidate will work well both independently and as a member of a team.

As an Agribusiness Development Manager, strong communication, relationship development skills and the ability to exercise appropriate judgement and decision-making skills over complex matters will play a huge role.

Here's a complete job description. Find the application here.  Send completed application, resume and letter of interest to Katie O’Bryan at the Wyoming Business Council, 214 W 15th Street; Cheyenne, WY  82002 or e-mail ApplyatWyomingBusinessCouncil@wyo.gov.  Applications received by January 3, 2020 will receive primary consideration.

To learn more about what it’s like to work for the Wyoming Business Council, check out our Driver’s Manual. The Wyoming Business Council is an at-will employer and conducts criminal background investigations. 

Other Employment Resources:

Wyoming Office of Tourism

Wyoming State Government

Wyoming Job Bank

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services