USADPLC/APA SEEKS ASST. MARKETING MANAGER - PUBLIC RELATIONS

Memo

To:             All Interested Parties

From:         Tim D. McGreevy, CEO

Date:          June 26, 2018

Subject:     Position Open for Asst. Marketing Manager – Public Relations – Encourage Consumers and Industry to Consume and Use more Pulses – Dry Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas and Dry Beans.

The USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council are seeking qualified applicants for the position of Asst. Marketing Manager – Public Relations at our industry headquarters in Moscow, Idaho.

Below is the advertisement for the position at a number of job sites in the U.S.  Please post this announcement in your place of business.  The closing date for this position is July 20, 2018 or until a qualified pool of candidates is identified.   All applicants will be treated confidentially.  If you know of individuals who may be interested in this position, please have them forward a resume and cover letter to my attention at the USADPLC, 2780 West Pullman Rd., Moscow, ID 83843.  The job description is enclosed.

USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council and American Pulse Association

Accepting applications for the Asst. Marketing Manager – Public Relations at our industry headquarters in Moscow, Idaho.

USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council and American Pulse Association

Asst. Marketing Manager – Public Relations - Moscow, Idaho

Technical qualifications should include experience in public relations, communications (especially writing for a professional audience). Experience in consumer food science, food industry, consumer marketing / research, event planning and project management. Excellent computer and social media skills. The individual should demonstrate effective communication skills, both oral and written, experience in grant writing and management is a plus. Minimum Requirements: BA/BS/MA/MS or equivalent of 1-2 yrs experience in marketing/ public relations (or similar fields) / food industry / human nutrition.  EOE

Excellent Benefits!  Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to USADPLC, 2780 W. Pullman Rd., Moscow, Idaho 83843-4024. Tel. 208-882-3023. Email:  staff@usapulses.org Website: www.usapulses.org   Closing date: July 20, 2018, or until qualified pool identified. EOE

USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council and American Pulse Association

Job Description

Title:   Asst. Marketing Manager – Public Relations
Effective Date: July 1, 2018

Supervisor: Vice President of Marketing

Overall Responsibilities:  To provide operational support to USADPLC and APA Marketing Division, including managing / attending international and domestic trade shows and industry events. Active role in public relations via social media, press releases and industry outreach. Creating press releases, social media posts, web content and other external communications. Research and prepare grant applications, grant management and reporting. Excellent computer skills to produce high level data driven reports/infographics. Will assist with Federal Grant (UES) documentation and financial processes, providing market data collection and analysis, and assisting in marketing activities planning and execution in multiple markets.

Accountability:  The Assistant Marketing Manager is accountable to the CEO and Vice President of Marketing for all duties assigned, particularly in the areas of grant management, statistical database, market analysis, and budget management.

Specific Responsibilities:

1.        Public relations and communications in support of industry strategies, domestic and international, including but not limited to:

·       Create original content for multiple media streams including social media, web, newsletters, magazines and press.

2.  Support of Marketing Activities:

·       Manage the Domestic Marketing calendars, notices, packets, and meeting minutes.

·       Monitor assigned marketing deadlines, domestic and international: activity deadlines, filings, grant submissions, reports, extension requests, etc.

·       Assist in the preparation and execution of marketing activities as assigned, including trade shows, trade missions, social media outreach, education events, promotional events, etc.

·       Manage trade leads to support membership and members.

·       Manage and promote the use of the Pulse Brand according to brand guidelines. Increase the use of the Pulse Brand among members.

·       Manage the Marketing contacts database, domestic and international.

·       Work with VPM and DDM to create presentations outlining marketing results, activities and goals for the membership.

·       Work with VPM, DDM and other staff to support social media campaign on multiple platforms. Adhere to strict editorial standards.

·       Create reports of social media campaign and web site activity.

·       Assists with Membership and Communications to promote membership and member communication / support.

·       Directly manage technical seminars including event planning, workshop content, reporting and budget management.

3.  Administrative tasks:

·        Provide assistance to staff to organize the annual Marketing Staff Conference.

·       Research and prepare grant applications to support the Domestic and International Marketing Departments.

·       Provide secondary support to UES Federal Grant and audit process

Administrative Responsibilities:

·       Office Operations: Assist management staff in areas of general office operation including phone reception.

Travel.  Participate in selected domestic and International activities in accordance with U.S. Department of Agriculture and USADPLC travel guidelines.

Position Requirements

Technical qualifications should include experience public relations, communications (especially writing for a professional audience). Experience in consumer food science, food industry, consumer marketing / research, event planning and project management. Excellent computer and social media skills. Energetic and exciting work environment. The individual should demonstrate effective communication skills, both oral and written, experience in grant writing and management is a plus. Minimum Requirements: BA/BS/MA/MS or equivalent of 1-2 yrs experience in marketing/ public relations (or similar fields) / food industry / human nutrition.  EOE

About USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council and American Pulse Association:

The USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council and the American Pulse Association are nonprofit organizations that have served the producers, processors, exporters and food manufacturers of dry peas, lentils, chickpeas and dry beans since 1965.  Our mission is to grow the pulse crop industry in the United States. 

The organizations have the following four goals:

  • Increase Demand (Sales and Consumption) for Pulse Crops.
  • Increase the body of research on Health, Nutrition, Functionality and Production / Sustainability of Pulse Crops.
  • Ensure Policy that will Promote and Protect the U.S. Pulse Industry.
  • Increase membership in the pulse crop coalition.

Our team consists of bright, energetic and talented people who have a passion for promoting the most nutrient dense, cost effective and sustainable food crops on the planet.

Recruiting Advertisement

USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council

American Pulse Association

Public Relations Moscow, Idaho

USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council

Technical qualifications should include experience in public relations, communications (especially writing for a professional audience). Experience in consumer food science, food industry, consumer marketing / research, event planning and project management. Excellent computer and social media skills. The individual should demonstrate effective communication skills, both oral and written, experience in grant writing and management is a plus.  EOE

Minimum Requirements: BA/BS/MA/MS or equivalent of 1-2 yrs experience in marketing/economics/statistics. Excellent Benefits!  Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to USADPLC, 2780 W. Pullman Rd., Moscow, Idaho 83843-4024. Tel. 208-882-3023. Email:  staff@usapulses.org Website: www.usapulses.org   Closing date: July 20, 2018, or until qualified pool identified. EOE

Comments:

Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to USADPLC / APA, 2780 W. Pullman Rd., Moscow, Idaho 83843-4024. Tel. 208-882-3023. Email:  staff@usapulses.org Website: www.usapulses.org Closing date: July 20, 2018 or until qualified pool identified. EOE


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