AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking a Manager, Communications to serve as AOAC’s front line of daily communications with the world, utilizing many outlets, including numerous social media platforms, the AOAC website, press releases, the AOAC newsletter Spectrum, broadcast email blasts, and more. The Manager, Communications will tackle the challenges associated with developing and maintaining content to build brand recognition, generate interest and enthusiasm about AOAC and its products and services and engage staff, members and stakeholders at all levels in organizational projects and initiatives. Reporting to the Senior Director of Membership, Marketing and Communications, this individual will stay current with trending issues and terminology of food safety, agriculture and association stakeholders as well as with new technologies and communication outlets to ensure the effective outreach of AOAC to all relevant audiences.
The ideal candidate will bring a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 4-6 years of experience in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or a similar field, excellent communication skills in writing and in person, a strong sense of team and solid experience managing web content, utilizing a WORDPRESS platform. Experience with digital graphics, knowledge of membership databases in the association world, and an advanced degree are pluses.
AOAC INTERNATIONAL is a nonprofit scientific association headquartered in Rockville, Maryland whose mission is to advance food safety, food integrity, and public health, by bringing together members, organizations, and experts dedicated to developing and validating standards, methods and technologies, of global relevance. AOAC offers a competitive salary and complete benefits package, including free parking, an on-site fitness center and a team-oriented working environment.
For more information or to apply please contact Jonathan Goodwin, Deputy Executive Director & CHRO, at [email protected].