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Director of Global Ethanol Market Development Print

Company: U.S. Grains Council

Date Posted: Jan 13, 2022

U.S. Grains Council – Director of Global Ethanol Market Development

International market development organization based in Washington, D.C. is recruiting a director of global ethanol market development for its Washington, D.C. office.  This position is responsible for providing direction to and management of the U.S. Grains Council’s worldwide ethanol strategy and marketing plan activities.  This position will oversee the execution, implementation and post evaluation of ethanol activities and projects that are carried out globally. 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. To promote a healthy work-life balance, we have established programs including telework (two days per week), 37.5-hour workweek, Employee Assistance Programs, paid training/seminars, lunch-and-learn sessions, and more.  USGC also offers competitive health/dental/vision benefits, generous leave policies and generous retirement benefits.

Desired Qualifications

Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree with preference given to those holding a degree in agriculturally related field including international relations, marketing, business or economics.  Experience with and knowledge of the U.S. ethanol industry is required.  Experience working with stakeholders in the ethanol industry as well as government agencies is also a plus.  Minimum of five years of supervisory experience combined with international market development and work in a multi-cultural environment is preferred.  Ideal candidate will be detail oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. 

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.

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.

As a participant in USDA programs, we share the commitment to comply with all federal, state and local civil rights laws and those of the USDA.  More about this commitment is found here, https://www.usda.gov/non-discrimination-statement 


Application Instructions

If you are interested in the position, please submit a letter of interest and a resume no later than COB on February 4, 2022 to employment@grains.org 


Job Details
Location Washington, D.C.
Salary based on experience
Closing Date Feb 4, 2022