Ohio Soybean Position Announcement

Applications are being accepted for the position of Communications Coordinator with the Ohio Soybean Council. Please see the position description below for specific responsibilities and qualifications.

The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) is the Qualified State Soybean Board for Ohio. OSC is governed by a board of Ohio soybean farmers, and its mission is to invest Ohio soybean checkoff funds to maximize the value of soybeans and increase profit opportunities for Ohio soybean farmers.

Applications will be accepted for this position until Monday, May 28th. To apply, please email or mail a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to:

Jennifer Coleman
Director of Communications
Ohio Soybean Council
918 Proprietors Road, Suite A
Worthington, Ohio 43085
jcoleman@soyohio.org

 

Title: Communications Coordinator

Responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:

Content Development
• Assist in creation of editorial calendars and content strategy
• Create content for print, radio, and digital resources
• Create and organize photography and graphics resources
• Coordinate with other content creators
• Schedule and submit editorial and advertising content for Ohio Soybean magazine
• Assist as needed with advertising sales for Ohio Soybean magazine

Digital Marketing
• Assist in development of digital marketing strategy
• Update social media accounts and websites frequently
• Send regular ebulletins and other communications to target audiences

Events Coordination
• Coordinate Ohio State Fair planning and execution
• Coordinate Farm Science Review planning and execution
• Schedule speaking engagements for staff and board members
• Schedule and staff displays at outside events
• Assist in creation of new, and update existing, tradeshow displays and materials
• Manage tradeshow and marketing materials inventory

Ohio Soybean Council Foundation
• Coordinate planning and execution of OSCF Scholarship Program
• Assist in planning and execution of OSCF State Science Fair Awards Program

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience
• Very strong oral and written communication skills
• Familiarity with agriculture and farming preferred
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
• Experience with multiple social media platforms
• Ability to manage multiple and frequent deadlines a must
• Proficiency with graphic design software a plus
• Ability to travel as needed
• Enthusiasm for the field of communications and marketing
• Self-motivated, creative, and organized

Reports to:
• Director of Communications, Ohio Soybean Council
• Director of Programs and Development, Ohio Soybean Council Foundation

This position will be filled on an equal opportunity and non-discriminatory basis without regard to race, color, creed, age, gender, disability, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, or military or veteran status. Employment may be conditional upon successful completion of a substance abuse screening test and/or background check as part of the company’s pre-employment policy.

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