Now Contracting: Director, Marketing & Communications

AgGateway Staff

Now Contracting: Director, Marketing & Communications

By Brent Kemp, AgGateway Executive Vice President and COO

It is with appreciation and sadness that AgGateway announces the resignation of Susan Ruland, Director of Marketing and Communications, as she moves into semi-retirement. Susan has served with the organization since 2012 and grown the visibility of the organization significantly over the past nine years. We wish Susan well as she takes on the next phase of her personal and professional life.

AgGateway is opening a search for a new Director, Marketing & Communications. A position description and qualifications document is posted on Those interested should submit a cover letter, resume and one or two writing samples by Monday, August 9, to AgGateway’s Member Services at

Interviews will be completed by Monday, August 16, with the intention to announce the successful candidate by Monday, August 23. All AgGateway staff positions are contract roles. This position is approximately 80% time and works directly with staff and volunteer leadership to maximize the visibility of AgGateway and its activities in the industry, to increase membership, and to engage member companies and volunteers in the work of expanding digital agriculture and data interoperability.