Certified Angus Beef LLC Seeking Producer Communications Specialist

Certified Angus Beef LLC currently has an opening for a Producer Communications Specialist that will be based out of Wooster, Ohio. 

The successful candidate will be tasked with sharing the Certified Angus Beef ® brand story to stakeholders across the supply chain. They will share information that helps cattlemen understand the needs of consumers and help end-users understand beef cattle production while supporting the traditional communication strategies of the Supply Development team.

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as the content lead for CABpartners.com, working closely with the web team
  • Act as the producer communication link to the brand’s consumer-facing communication efforts
  • Manage producer communication and outreach elements of the Corporate Social Responsibility plan
  • Manage a small group of producer spokespeople, educating, communicating and engaging, as needed
  • Contribute to all producer communications (writing, photography, and raw video shooting, as available)
  • Contribute to the educational efforts of The Culinary Center by telling the cattlemen’s story to visitors

Travel: Must be willing and able to travel – may equate to 30% or more of the time.

This position is not responsible for the supervision of staff.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Education/Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would qualify. That might be equivalent to:
    • Bachelor’s degree plus two or more years minimum related experience in agricultural communications or journalism, or an animal science degree with a communications option
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, externally and among teammates
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to think creatively
    • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and prioritize assignments 
    • Ability to work effectively in deadline situations and under pressure
    • Proficient use of all tools needed to complete tasks (digital cameras, computer programs, etc.)
    • Professional, with ability to represent brand to external stakeholders
    • Experience in digital media required; video experience preferred
    • Strong agriculture background required
  • Writing Examples: Applicants for this position are required to provide a selection of writing samples. Ideal samples are agriculturally focused (articles, blogs, newsletters or opinion pieces); however, any topic is acceptable. Published materials are preferred, but research findings and reports are allowed, as well.

If interested and qualifications match position requirements, apply online.


Posted: April 21, 2017


Subscribe For More Great Content

IFAS Blogs Categories