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Senior Director of Strategy & Industry Relations

The Non-GMO Project is currently seeking a Senior Director of Strategy & Industry Relations to help lead our mission-driven team. The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices. The Senior Director of Strategy & Industry Relations will work with the Standards Director and Verification Program Director to oversee development of our rapidly growing Product Verification Program.

The successful candidate will have senior leadership experience in related work (for example, inspection, certification, accreditation and/or other work with standards and supply chains). Must be diplomatic, tactical, highly organized, detail-oriented, and cooperative. Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Professional leadership experience with standards, certification and/or accreditation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strategic leadership background
  • Team development experience
  • A warm, friendly and outgoing demeanor
  • Ability to learn quickly and think strategically
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Solid computer literacy
  • A strong sense of order and organization
  • Enthusiasm, motivation and desire to take initiative
  • Experience with the natural foods industry a plus

This is a full-time, salaried position in our Bellingham, WA office.

Early summer 2014 start date.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: admin@nongmoproject.org

Employment type
Full time
Professional level
Executive
Salary details
Salary commensurate with experience
Benefits
Health insurance; paid holidays, sick days and vacation

 

Standards Coordinator

The Non-GMO Project is currently seeking a full-time Standards Coordinator to join our mission-driven team. The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices. The Standards Coordinator will report directly to the Verification Program Manager. Responsibilities include:

  • Performing research to assist with appropriate standards interpretation
  • Providing technical support to inform standards development
  • Assisting with communications to the Standards Committee
  • Supporting coordination of public comment periods on the Non-GMO Project Standard
  • Coordinating outreach to stakeholders and others seeking to provide input on the standard
  • Assisting in the creation of guides and other materials related to the Standard
  • Providing general administrative support to the Verification Program Manager

The successful candidate will have a professional background in related work (for example, inspection, certification, accreditation and/or other work with standards and supply chains). Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to work well as part of a team. Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a knack for diplomacy
  • Professional experience with standards, certification and/or accreditation
  • Solid computer literacy, including experience with Microsoft Office and internet research; experience with databases preferred
  • A strong sense of order and organization
  • A warm, friendly and outgoing demeanor
  • Ability to learn quickly and think strategically
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Experience with the natural foods industry a plus

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: admin@nongmoproject.orgPlease note that we are eager to fill this position, and will begin interviews ASAP. The sooner you get your application in the better!

This is a full-time, salaried position in our Bellingham, WA office.Details

Education requirements
             4-year degree
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
Professional
Salary details
Salary commensurate with experience
Benefits
Health insurance; paid holidays, sick days and vacation

 

 

Social Media and Digital Content Manager

Help change the future of food! The Non-GMO Project is seeking a full-time Social Media and Digital Content Manager to join our mission-drive team.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Creating, writing and executing social media plans that meet the organization’s objectives
  • Developing creative and well-written social media content, including blogs and Facebook content
  • Researching relevant content for social media
  • Coordinating social media and digital content from a cross-functional team throughout the organization
  • Actively monitoring relevant social media conversations (Facebook, Twitter, blogs, website)
  • Analyzing emerging social media and digital trends, tools, applications and channels
  • Managing and posting digital materials (ads, press releases, articles) to Non-GMO Project websites
  • Assisting in development of PR strategies and outreach
  • Keeping all website content current using WordPress and Drupal interfaces
  • Assisting with development of presentations (PPT, Prezi) and other outreach materials (newsletters, handouts, etc.)

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2 years related professional experience
  • Demonstrated experience managing a high-profile blog and/or Facebook page
  • Excellent writing skills and success writing for a blog or other professional publication
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, to resize and optimize photos for social media and to create engaging graphics for social posts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strong editing experience
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to interface successfully with a wide range of stakeholders, and problem solve with diplomacy
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Dropbox, Google Drive and other organizational technology (Smartsheets, etc.)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in an energetic and fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and think creatively, combined with a willingness to take direction and be a team player
  • Working knowledge of the organic and natural products industry, including familiarity with major brands and organizations is a plus
  • Must be able to work on site in Bellingham, WA

Strong preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with the GMO issue and have a sincere interest in helping to protect the future of the North American food supply.

Submit a cover letter and resume to admin@nongmoproject.org

Start date
July 7, 2014
Application deadline
July 11, 2014
Education requirements
             4-year degree
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
Managerial
Salary details
Salary commensurate with experience
Benefits
Health, vision, dental, paid holidays, sick days and vacation
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Thank you so much for your interest in the Non-GMO Project team! At this time, we do not have any more open positions, but please check back frequently.