ADMINISTRATIVE & PROFESSIONAL STAFF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Position #FY 13-13
August 7, 2012
HIRING UNIT: NATIONAL CORN-TO-ETHANOL RESEARCH CENTER
TITLE/RANK: Specialist of Commercialization
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The primary responsibilities for the Specialist include but are not limited to: write biofuels specific articles, releases and news briefs for media and trade journals; develop and maintain content of the NCERC website, while simultaneously increasing the Center's exposure through media channels such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube; develop programs to engage stakeholders and prospective clients about opportunities for collaboration with the NCERC; develop external sales plans for each of the following; Analytical Services, Consulting Services, Fermentation Services and Pilot Plant Services; develop programs to educate consumers on the benefits of biofuels and financial impact of ethanol industry; engage stakeholders through targeted conferences, publications, webinars and related events; assist with biofuels public policy and outreach to academic institutions, trade associations, and the private sector.
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT: Professional Staff, non-bargaining; continuing beginning January 2013, 100%
SOURCE OF FUNDS: External
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must demonstrate knowledge of project planning, guiding, and directing personnel to achieve NCERC objectives. Must possess strong organizational skills, communication skills, be a team player, and the ability to effectively lead and develop others; demonstrated proficiency in PowerPoint, social media and website content is essential. Experience working with industry partners, policy makers, technical personnel, and trade associations is critical. A degree in marketing, communications, or related field with a minimum of three years of experience is required.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Preference will be given to applications received by October 31, 2012 . However, the search will continue until the position is filled.
SUBMIT LETTER OF APPLICATION, RESUME, TRANSCRIPT, AND REFERENCES TO:
NCERC at SIUE
400 University Park Dr.
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Or electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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