U.S. Grains Council Seeks Manager of Innovation & Sustainability

Posted on June 15, 2022
U.S. Grains Council Seeks Manager of Innovation & Sustainability
Position Title: 

Manager of Innovation and Sustainability


Position Summary:
International market development organization based in Washington, D.C. is recruiting a manager of innovation and sustainability for its Washington, D.C. office. This position works closely with the director of trade policy to develop and implement creative and effective worldwide initiatives to advance U.S. grains in the context of sustainability. Implement and oversee the Council’s sustainability initiatives as directed, including implementing and maintaining Corn Sustainability Assurance Protocol (CSAP). This position is based in Washington, D.C.
USGC is a leading non-profit member association dedicated to expanding exports of U.S. corn, sorghum, barley and related co-products, including ethanol. We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer competitive benefits, including paid leave policies and generous retirement benefits.
Desired Qualifications

Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree in the fields of sustainability, economics, agriculture and/or food systems. Three years’ experience in sustainability, international agriculture and/or development policy issues is required, as is experience in public speaking. Ideal candidate will be detail oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and possess strong oral and written communication skills. Domestic and international travel are required of this position.
We are looking for a strategic thinker with the ability to ‘connect the dots’ to maximize
organizational potential. Must be a team player with exceptional collaboration and
communication skills with strong skills in prioritizing and decision making. Must also be able to quickly pivot and adapt as the organization’s strategic direction evolves.

If you are interested in the position, please submit a letter of interest and a resume by COB on June 27, 2022 to employment@grains.org

The U.S. Grains Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It does not discriminate in
the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factor prohibited by law