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A well-established Food Safety Testing organization is pursuing opportunities in the Organics sector and is adding a new role to their team: Category / Marketing Specialist – Organics! This is an exciting and critical role for their go-to market strategy and is focused on demand generation and the acquisition of key customers across the organic foods market. The skill set requires an individual that is capable of working as part of a highly effective team yet motivated by the personal drive to succeed in a business environment. This highly skilled Category / Marketing Specialist is responsible for the development and growth of profitable new business opportunities in the organic foods industry for the company and for maintaining key customer or industry relationships. The role utilizes a needs-based marketing approach and strives to understand the organic customers prior to developing a campaign or making a proposal with sales. The position requires a high degree of business acumen in the organic food industry and will work with all departments to support profitable sales growth.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Commercial Goals (Revenue and Market Share)
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree in business or a technical field such as food science, microbiology, chemistry or agriculture. Experience in the organic food industry required. Business to business sales experience, solid understanding of marketing principals preferred.
Communication Skills: Must be proficient in English. Superior communication skills (written and verbal). Good listening skills, able to contribute to group discussions. Ability to craft and deliver clear, concise messages across diverse audiences inside and outside of the organization.
Position Location: Midwest
Qualified Applicants: Please email your updated resume to
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